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With the spring fast approaching now is the time to get prepared. New born losses are devastating and can quickly spiral out of control.

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The transition to housing in beef suckler herds is a crucial point in the production year. It involves careful planning for each management group (Spring calving cows; Autumn calving cows; youngstock; bulls) and for the buildings.

This is the latest of the XLVets local press articles and has been written by our very own Ken Wilson.

Calving time for most is just over for this year, but the cycle keeps on going.

It is now a great time to 'take stock' and plan for the coming season.

Read this article for some useful hints and tips for the coming season. It has been put together by John Macfarlane, a vet in a large XL Vet practice in the North of England who deals mainly with beef cattle and sheep.

Liver fluke is becoming more af a problem each year.

This year, the problems have been exacerbated by the lack of products available for treatment of fluke in both cattle and sheep.

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In a this new article prepared by Richard Matthews, we have an excellent overview of calf scour: its causes and its treatment.

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