Newsletters

Our recent newsletters can be viewed here:

Newsletter October 2018

Featured:  Bull Reproductive Technologies with Gareth Foden and ‘Prepping’ cows to prevent mastitis in the parlour with Tom Clarke

Newsletter September 2018

Featured – Feed More Milk  – advice from Tom Shardlow, and Monitoring Transition Cows with Sam Cottam

Newsletter August 2018

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

Newsletter July 2018

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

Newsletter June 2018

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.

Sheep News June 2018

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.

Newsletter April 2018

Featured:  Pete Siviter on Using fertility to drive health and profit and Responsible use of Medicines from Alasdair Moffett.

Newsletter March 2018

Featured:  Graeme McPherson on “When it comes to beef, theres a fine line between profit and loss” and Views from our MD Andrew Davies.

Newsletter February 2018

Featured:  Rachel Hayton on antibiotic use and Paula Hunt keeps us up to date with calf castration and disbudding regulations

Youngstock Newsletter January 2018

Featured: Josh Swain on Cold Weather Calf Rearing and why post mortems are a must by Tom Shardlow.

Newsletter January 2018

Featured: Clare Eames discusses the benefits of planning ahead, Ben Barber talks Downer Cow and there’s the latest from the rounds.

Sheep Newsletter December 2017

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.

Newsletter December 2017

Featured: Charlotte Mouland covers Calf Scours, Alastair Hayton talks Christmas and Matt Board delivers the latest from our Vet Techs.

Newsletter November 2017

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.

Newsletter October 2017

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.

Newsletter September 2017

Featured: Bovine TB is covered by Paula Hunt, Ed Powell-Jackson discusses New Forest Eye and Uterine Prolapses is looked into by Reuben Newsome.

Sheep Newsletter September 2017

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.

Newsletter August 2017

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.

Newsletter July 2017

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.

Sheep Newsletter June 2017

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.

Newsletter June 2017

Featured: Gareth Foden discusses Footbathing and Graeme McPherson takes a detailed look at Cattle Lameness.

Newsletter May 2017

Featured: Alasdair Moffet looks at the effects of Lungworm, Abi Charlesworth discusses Digital Dermatitis and Alasdair Moffett shares his interesting cases.

Sheep Newsletter April 2017

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.

Newsletter April 2017

Featured: Mark Burnell discusses Cow Abortions, Vaccines are looked into by Ben Barber and there’s a Leptospirosis outbreak warning from Tom Clarke.

Newsletter March 2017

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.

 

Newsletter February 2017

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Swine Quarterly

Infectious diseases special edition – featuring Swine flu, Eryspielas and Salt poisoning

 

 

Newsletter January 2017

Alasdair Moffett has a review of the Dairy Market in 2016 and some tips on how Synergy can help you in 2017.

 

Newsletter December 2016

This month Claire Rudd has some tips on protecting your herd from Bovine TB.

 

Newsletter November 2016

Heifer weighing

 

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.

 

 

 

PigSwine Quarterly

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

 

 

Newsletter October 2016

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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.

 

 

 

Sheep News Oct 2016

 

Newsletter September 2016

Andrecalf drinkingw 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.

 

 

 

 

 

Newsletter August 2016

BVD FreeRead all about the new national campaign ‘BVD Free England’ in this months newsletter.

 

 

 

 

 

Newsletter July 2016

YFC Evening

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

Newsletter June 2016

Animal Health Advice June 2016

Newsletter May 2016

 

Newsletter April 2016

Sheep News April 2016

Newsletter March 2016

Beef News March 2016

Animal Health Advice March 2016

Newsletter Feb 2016

Newsletter Jan 2016