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Spring 2016

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In our Spring newsletter, there is information on the new rules to help reduce the risk of TB spread, some novel dairy technologies (Moocall and Fever Tags), and an update on XLVets' Calf Tracker initiative.

We also run through some topical sheep and lamb diseases including Blue Tongue, and give a rundown on what is involved with a Bull Breeding Soundness examination. 

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Winter 2015/16

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In this newsletter, there are details on XLVets' new initiative Calf Tracker - which is designed to help you optimise the health and performance of your calves, plus articles on mineral deficiencies, and Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs).

Our vet Max Hardy is also recommending that shoots review the season they have just had, and consider their game bird management and health.

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Autumn 2015

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In this newsletter, we've information on the emerging parasite threat: Haemonchosis (Barber's pole worm) - the signs to look out for, and how best to control it. Plus there's information on Black Leg in cattle, as we have recently been seeing cases of this.

Sheep farmers can test their flock for Toxoplasmosis by taking advantage of a Barren Ewe Check from December through to March.

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Summer 2015

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In the Summer newsletter we update you on how and why our practices have expanded, and introduce new vet Max Hardy. There is also information on lungworm in cattle and how to control it, plus news on various TB matters, and the launch of XLVets' Sheep Lameness campaign.

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