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October/November Farm Animal News Letter

October 29, 2014 2:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

BVD – what’s your herd’s status? – are you hunting PIs? Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (or BVD) is caused by a pestivirus – a highly contagious and complex virus which can affect both digestive and reproductive systems in cattle (depending on…

Pet of the Month – Max

October 13, 2014 11:44 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Max is a 7 year old, big and bouncy, bear of a German Shepherd who was recently diagnosed and had surgery to remove a rather unusual bladder stone. Max’s owner realised things weren’t quite right when she noticed blood in…