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Featured: Autumn Lambers, Effects of Climate Change on Parasite Patterns, Updates on Exports post Brexit, Feed FECs, Fertility and farts – the environmental discussion surrounding lamb. Plus the lates news and dispensary updates.
Featured: Benefits of Improving Female Fertility by Keith Cutler, our new Beef Suckler Herd Health Advisory Package, Coccidosis in beef calves by Claire Rudd, Synchronisation and AI in beef herd by VT Dave Phillips. Plus the latest news from the rounds and dispensary offers.
Featured: Consultation on Red Tractor Standards – have your say! Spotlight on Spring Calving Sucklers, Benefits to foot trimming bulls and block calving cows. Plus the latest news from your region, dispensary news and medicines update.
Featured: Feeding calves afte weaning – what are your aims? Choosing the right calf milk replacement, keeping feet clean. Plus the latest news from your region, dispensary offers and news, and Synergy tweets.
Featured: TLC For Downer Cows, Planning ahead for TB Testing, Respitatory Vaccinations; a summary. Plus the latest news from your region, dispensary offers and news, and Synergy tweets.
Featured: Ewe Nutrition Package by Sam Cottam, SRUC Johnes Monitoring vs Risk Level Certification by Bella Lowis, Sheep Team on the Road by Imogen Rogers, Onion fostering pens Q&A with farmer Martin Atkinson. Plus the latest courses and dispensary offers.
Featured: Feeding your cows – looking beyond the ration by Esme Moffett, Body Condition Scoring – a vital tool by Pete O’Malley, and notes from ATT Milly White. Plus a lockdown update from the Operations Team, and the latest news and offers from Dispensary.
Featured: Heartfelt fond farewell from Director Mark Burnell, Calf Pneumonia – should I vaccinate by Ben Barber, Gareth Foden looks into why lameness has become a priority, trimming in calf heifers to reduce bruising by Vet Tech Matt Board, plus the latest regional news and Dispensary offers.
Featured: Maedi Visna Monitoring Scheme, Round up from our virtual meeting ‘Weaning Weights – Bigger is Better’, articles on Store Lamb Finishers and Autumn Pasteurellosis, plsy the latest dispensary offers and courses.
Featured: Synergy Business Update, Ed Powell-Jackson looks at New Forest Eye, and ou Vet Techs discuss their Foot Trimming Service, as well as the latest dispensary offers and news from yoru area.
Featured: Rachel Hayton advises on being Red Tractor Assured, Sam Cottam Focusses on Transition Cows, Vet Tech Reproductive Services. Plus the latest dispensary offers and local news.
Featured: a write up on our #mattsfight #knowyournuts charity day, articles on Redwater increase and advice on getting prepared for autumn born calves. Plus the latest dispensary offers & local news.
Featured: Toxoplasmosis: costs, risks and prevention, Benzimidazole resistance in Nematodirus battus, are your medicines ship shape? And the latest seasonal promotions and news.
Featured: Synergy’s Wellbeing Champions take a look at your wellbeing in lockdown, CAttle Vets call on government to give UK farmers greater protection in future trade deals, how to develop an effective fly control plan, plus the latest news from your region and seasonal promotions.
Featured: Synergy’s latest responses and thoughts on the COVID-19 situation for our farmers, Ed Powell-Jackson looks into Wires in cattle – an all too common problem, Vet Tech Natalie Harrow advises on Cow Comfort, plus the latest news from your region and seasonal promotions.
Featured: Synergy’s latest COVID-19 response, Colostrum Managemenet in Beef Suckler Calves by Tom Shardlow, Peter Hansford takes a look at our Mobile Handling System, and the latest news from your area.
Featured: Globe Trotting by Rachel Hayton, Tom Cook looks at how to optimise animal handling, and the latest news and events from your area.
Featured: Challenge Sheep Update, Summer Campaign: lameness in sheep, fly control and the round-up from the lamb loss meetings.
Featured: CowSignals – Happy Cows, Happy Farmers by Andre Northey, Josh Swain looks into the importance of a diagnosis, Improving Foot Trimming Lists by Vet Tech Andrew Cooke and the latest news and events from your area.
Featured: Protect your herd from TB, a brief overview of Clostridial Diseases, and the latest news and events from your area.
Featured: Synergy MD awarded Animal Health Advisor at the Food and Farming Industry Awards 2019, The Affects of Lameness on Performance, the latest Vet Tech Team update and news from your area.
Featured: Forage analysis, Orf Vaccine – are you using it correctly? Change to Red Tractor Standards and the latest courses and dispensary news.
Featured: Paula Hunt looks at how to tackle TB on your farm, Claire Rudd takes a closer look at Cattle Warts and Vet Tech James Perrett expands on Dermatitis. Plus the latest news and events in your area.
Featured: National recognition of outstanding achievements by Synergy Staff, Practice Progress with Antibiotics by Emily Gascoigne and Tom Clarke looks at NEW Red Tractor requirements.
Featured: Moulds can disease by Alastair Hayton, Pete O’Malley looks at Action Johnes (are you up to speed?) and Dave Phillips touches on lameness management.
Featured: Sheep Rounds from the Future of Production Meetings for Beef & Sheep, RAM Fertility – the 5 T’s, and Vaccines Update.
Featured: Synergy Finalists of the Antibiotic Guardian Awards 2019, Rachel Hayton touched on Tubing Cows (gently does it!) and Jon Reader taks a closer look at Mycoplasma bovis.
Featured: Treating Milk Fever by Mark Burnell, Josie Burridge looks into New Forest Eye and Colin Hayden celebrates two decades of foot trimming.
Featured: CCTV in your calving barns by Emily Gascoigne, Bony changes in the foot by Pete Silviter, and a note on Sole Ulcers by Daryl Foot.
Featured: Haemonchus Evening Round Up, Culling Ewes; Decision Making by Clare Eames and our latest courses.
Featured: VBD Stamp It Out Update, Stress free Disbudding and how your beef herd could be more efficient.
Featured: Cryptosporidiosis in Cattle, Syncs in the Suckler Herd and Marc Hamlett shares Vet Tech News.
Featured: an update on Sheep Scab, Colostrum Management and Emily Gascoigne shares her lamb cam.
Featured: sheep lameness and Footvax by Charlotte Mouland, Reuben Newsome talks of the mechanics of the cow’s foot and James Perrett gives the latest Vet Tech News.
Featured: Tom Shardlow talks about healthy dairy bull calves, how carcase trait EBV’s help beef farmers boost profits, and read the latest from our rounds.
Featured: BVD ‘Stamp It Out’ Campaign and our meetings, safe working on farm by Vet Tech Dave Frecknall and Andre Northey touches on Embryo Transfer.
Featured: Forage Analysis, Sheep C-Sections and our latest meeting dates.
Featured: Alastair Hayton has a global reflection, Graeme McPherson talks on Pneumonia and there’s news from the rounds.
News on our current Infectious Disease Screening initiative and Mental Health Awareness in our November newsletter
Featured: Bull Reproductive Technologies with Gareth Foden and ‘Prepping’ cows to prevent mastitis in the parlour with Tom Clarke
Featured – Feed More Milk – advice from Tom Shardlow, and Monitoring Transition Cows with Sam Cottam
Featured: The Heat is on – top tips to consider for keeping your livestock safe, comfortable and maintaining production in the hot weather from Claire Rudd
Featured: Tips on how to make the most of our grass from Abi Charlesworth and a view of our responsibilities to our Industry from Mark Burnell
Featured: Ed Powell-Jackson on the recent changes to Red Tractor Farm Assurance and advice on how to deal with heat stress in cattle from Jon Reader.
Featured: Top Tips on Footbathing from Abi Charlesworth and Optimising fertility by nutrition from Ben Barber – also don’t miss your chance to take part in our annual Lamb Loss Survey.
Featured: Pete Siviter on Using fertility to drive health and profit and Responsible use of Medicines from Alasdair Moffett.
Featured: Graeme McPherson on “When it comes to beef, theres a fine line between profit and loss” and Views from our MD Andrew Davies.
Featured: Rachel Hayton on antibiotic use and Paula Hunt keeps us up to date with calf castration and disbudding regulations
Featured: Josh Swain on Cold Weather Calf Rearing and why post mortems are a must by Tom Shardlow.
Featured: Clare Eames discusses the benefits of planning ahead, Ben Barber talks Downer Cow and there’s the latest from the rounds.
Featured: Challenge Sheep is discussed by Emily Gascoigne, Abi Charlesworth talks Liver Fluke and there’s feedback from the Organic Discussion group held at Trill Farm.
Featured: Charlotte Mouland covers Calf Scours, Alastair Hayton talks Christmas and Matt Board delivers the latest from our Vet Techs.
Featured: Tom Clarke covers Bluetongue, the RUMA Conference announce new antibiotics target (of which Synergy is ahead of the game) and Tom Shardlow discusses the importance of fluids in Calf Scour.
Featured: Reuben Newsome covers Anti-Inflammatory Relief for Lame Cows, Neospora is looked into by Gareth Foden and Graeme MrPherson discusses his latest Interesting Case.
Featured: Bovine TB is covered by Paula Hunt, Ed Powell-Jackson discusses New Forest Eye and Uterine Prolapses is looked into by Reuben Newsome.
Featured: Abi Charlesworth discusses Haemonchosis, Antibiotics in the Sheep Flock is looked into by Emily Gascoigne and Alice Geddes covers Drench Guns and Quarantine Drenching.
Featured: Red Tractor Changes on the horizon discussed by Josh Swain, Ischaemic Teat Necrosis by Jon Reader and Rhiannon Purbrick takes a look at our Cattle Lameness Courses.
Featured: Gary Harding looks into ‘Stress Free’ Disbudding, Tom Clarke discusses Game Changing Technology and Improving Grassland Management to Improve Production for Grass is covered by Tom Cook.
Featured: Foot-Rot vs CODD article from Charlotte Mouland, Abi Charlesworth discusses Faecal Egg Count Resistance Testing and Quarantine Drenching is covered by Ben Barber.
Featured: Gareth Foden discusses Footbathing and Graeme McPherson takes a detailed look at Cattle Lameness.
Featured: Alasdair Moffet looks at the effects of Lungworm, Abi Charlesworth discusses Digital Dermatitis and Alasdair Moffett shares his interesting cases.
Featured: Colostrum points by Charlotte Mouland, Emily Gascoigne discusses the importance of the first 8 weeks and Abi Charlesworth touches on the risk of Nematodirus.
Featured: Mark Burnell discusses Cow Abortions, Vaccines are looked into by Ben Barber and there’s a Leptospirosis outbreak warning from Tom Clarke.
Featured: Rachel Hayton has the latest news on Action Johnes, an interesting case from Claire Rudd and some top tips on Grass Staggers from Charlotte Mouland.
Infectious diseases special edition – featuring Swine flu, Eryspielas and Salt poisoning
Alasdair Moffett has a review of the Dairy Market in 2016 and some tips on how Synergy can help you in 2017.
This month Claire Rudd has some tips on protecting your herd from Bovine TB.
Early growth is lean growth! Tom Shardlow tells us about the importance of measuring and monitoring your heifers growth. News from a recent robotic milking seminar, and how Genomics has the potential to revolutionise current genetic thinking.
Featured in this issue of swine quarterly
Dorchester Show Review, The Tamworth Comes to Dorset!, Breed Exclusive: The Vietnamese Pot-Belly, Upcoming Meetings and Dry-Curing your Own Bacon
This month Josh Swain talks about Social Grouping – a tool for keeping heifers happy? Gareth Foden has some advice for cows with swollen faces and Tom Clarke has news of our Dynamic Parlour Testing Service.
Andrew Davies gives us a TB News update in the September newsletter, containing information on new research findings, TB control measures and testing facilities. Paula Hunt also has some advice on using water to maximise growth rates, health and production.
Read all about the new national campaign ‘BVD Free England’ in this months newsletter.
In our July newsletter Tom Clarke informs us about Botulism in Cattle, an update on the current Bluetongue situation and Emily reports on our recent open evening for Young Farmers.