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Animal Health and Welfare [DA.AHW]

    Keeping on Top of Lameness

    Lameness is one of the biggest welfare challenges in UK dairy herds.  It is estimated that the prevalence of lameness is around 20% in intensively managed herds.  There is always…

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    Caesarean Section In Cattle

    The legacy of a great year for grass is an increasing number of cows likely to require a caesarean section. While a natural birth is the goal, when a section is required there are several things that are needed for a successful outcome.

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    Alternative Treatments For Mastitis

    With antibiotic use on dairy farms under closer scrutiny, consideration for alternative mastitis therapies is on the rise.  Diagnostic testing and knowing what the predominant mastitis bugs are on the…

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