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November 2018 Newsletter

Click Nov 2018 to read the latest newsletter covering: Calf Pneumonia overview Dates for your diary: Agriscot, AHDB/BSFH meeting, High Health Upland Livestock Systems Changes to the Premium Sheep and Goat Health Schemes Cattle weigh scales for hire New feature: Things...

October 2018 Newsletter

Click here for the October newsletter: Oct 2018 Covering: BVD Stamp It Out funding Waterproofs Card Machine AgriScot 2018 Round-up of the open evening Selection of bulls and heifers for autumn calving Testing for Johne's at PD time

August 2018 Newsletter

August 2018 newsletter, covering: Tup selection and care Thin ewes - what to do with them Dates for your diary including September Mastering Medicines course and Practice Open Evening Just click here: Aug 2018

Mastering Medicines Course: an update

As of Summer 2018 there are a number of changes being made to the Red Tractor assurance scheme requirements. One change is a recommendation that: 'at least one member of staff responsible for giving medicines to livestock has undergone training in the handling and...

May 2018 Newsletter

Click here for our newsletter for May covering: Cocci in beef calves Changes to the Red Tractor Scheme Changes to the licence for 'Cydectin' products Pastoral support for farmers Pre-lambing prolapse survey.  

April Newsletter

Having thought we turned a corner on the weather, as we write the ‘Beast from the East’ is back for a highly unnecessary third sequel. While we wouldn’t expect anything less, the commitment of farmers to their livestock in Northumberland and beyond has not failed to...

March Newsletter

The last two months has raced by for everyone at Black Sheep. At time of writing, we’re in the throes of the ‘Beast from the East’. Not that you’d know from the weather, spring is just around the corner - we’re looking forward to getting out and assisting with this...