Pig - 09-12-2020 - Richard Pearson BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
Avian Flu

If you are a pig keeper within a restriction zone and, have poultry on your holding, movements are automatically restricted for all other mammalian species on the holding. 

Veterinary - 08-12-2020 - - 0 comments
Seasonal Update from The Hospital Team

Here we are again with Christmas around the corner! Like most, I think we are looking forward with hope after a challenging year.  

Farm - 07-12-2020 - Chris Warren BVetMed(Sci) Hons BVM BVS MRCVS - 0 comments
Export Services

The George Farm Vets have the necessary qualified vets to provide expertise and advice for all types of export to the EU and worldwide.  

Farm - 27-11-2020 - Ian Cardiff BSc MSc BVMS MRCVS - 0 comments
Winter Housing

It is vitally important that during the long winter months your stock is provided with an optimum environment in which to live, thrive and perform. 

News - 04-11-2020 - - 0 comments
Latest update for November

We are absolutely committed to continue working in a Covid-secure way and assure you of our continued commitment to the welfare of your pets.

Farm - 03-11-2020 - Ben Sellick BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
Controlling the controllables - TB

Significant gains have been made in reducing the new infection rate of herds with regards to TB.

Farm - 07-10-2020 - Will Sommerville BVetSci BVM BVS MRCVS - 0 comments
October news from the The George Farm Vets

Tour de France cyclist vs high yielding dairy cow - this month we look at the comparative requirements and efforts of each to produce optimum performance.  

Farm - 02-09-2020 - Grace Boardman and Lucy Fletcher - 0 comments
Grazing - Farm Newsletter

There is a plethora of options when it comes to grazing, from what you offer your stock to graze, to the way in which you rotate them around your land.  

Farm - 06-08-2020 - - 0 comments
August newsletter from the Farm Vets

Flies! We look at the most common and the ways to control their numbers and the impact on your cattle

Veterinary - 06-08-2020 - - 0 comments
Veterinary Services added to the list for face coverings

From Saturday 8th August Veterinary Services will be added to the list of places where the public will be required to wear a face covering or mask.

Equine - 30-06-2020 - Linda Belton BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
Summer newsletter from the Equine Clinic

As the horse world gets going again with the competition season starting and the countryside looking amazing, we are really pleased to welcome Jenny Hindmarsh to our equine vet team.  

Farm - 29-06-2020 - Chris Warren BVetMed(Sci) Hons BVM BVS MRCVS - 0 comments
A new test for TB

There is a relatively new blood test for cattle called the Enferplex test. It also looks for the antibody immune response to TB and it picks up more cows  

Veterinary - 19-06-2020 - - 0 comments
Update from the Hospital team

We are delivering a full range of services again and returning to normal hours.

Farm - 19-06-2020 - - 0 comments
Farm newsletter June 2020

Unfortunately, with the lockdown there are some milk processors asking farms to reduce their milk production. 

Pig - 09-06-2020 - Alex Thomsett BVetMed(Hons) DPM RCVS - 0 comments
Preventing heat stress in pigs

If pigs experience heat stress productivity suffers in all ages. 

Farm - 08-06-2020 - - 0 comments
Sheep newsletter - summer 2020

If buying in replacement ewes, or bringing store lambs onto your ground, you do not want to risk buying in problems

Veterinary - 01-06-2020 - - 0 comments
A full range of services - more hours for our clinics

From 1st June we are taking some steps to increase hours across our clinics.

Farm - 01-05-2020 - Beatrice Yates BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
May newsletter and May deals of the month

Viruses - how they do what they do

Equine - 16-04-2020 - Laura Sharpe BVSc Cert AVP (EM) MRCVS - 0 comments
COVID-19 update EQUINE - Dentals and Vaccinations

A revision of advice from our governing body, the RCVS, means we are able again to offer vaccinations and dentals for your horses and ponies.

Equine - 09-04-2020 - - 0 comments
Equine newsletter April 2020

We've held off a little in publishing this to get a feel of how Covid-19 will impact all of us in terms of our equine lifestyles. 

Farm - 31-03-2020 - Ian Cardiff BSc MSc BVMS MRCVS - 0 comments
April Newsletter from the Farm Vets

These are certainly difficult and uncertain times for us all.  

Veterinary - 24-03-2020 - - 0 comments
CORONAVIRUS update -24th March

Our latest update on the developing situation, following the Prime Minister's announcement yesterday

Equine - 24-03-2020 - - 0 comments
COVID-19 update from The George Equine Clinic

We are changing how we work currently to focus on emergency care and to limit social contact and travel

Farm - 24-03-2020 - Gethin Roberts BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
COVID-19 Farm Vets update

We would like to reassure everyone that The George Farm Vets will continue to provide the best possible care for you and your livestock in the coming months. 

Veterinary - 16-03-2020 - - 0 comments
Spring Newsletter from the Hospital team

Whilst we are all trying to manage the current health challenges, here's what we need to be thinking about to protect our pets.  

Farm - 06-03-2020 - Georgie Nixon BVSc (Hons) MRCVS - 0 comments
Getting the most from your heifers

We discuss the pre breeding checks we can offer in order to make sure you retain the most fertile heifers for your breeding herd 

Farm - 04-03-2020 - Sarah Metcalfe BVetMed(Hons) MRCVS - 0 comments
Advice for worming ewe and lambs

Discussing the different types of roundworm that affect sheep, and advice for treatment of ewes and lambs. 

Farm - 19-02-2020 - - 0 comments
AI Course - 4th-6th March

We currently have just 2 more spaces available for this AI course with Cathy Morris at Kemble Farm.

Pig - 10-02-2020 - Annie Davis BVMS MRCVS - 0 comments
A brave new world?

In recent months we have been noting the changes that are coming in, notably, the increase in requirement for manipulable materials in non-straw based systems; enrichment in farrowing houses and environmental monitoring. 

Farm - 05-02-2020 - Ben Sellick BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
Bovine Respiratory Disease

Calf pneumonia or Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) is the most common reason for poor performance and death in growing calves.  

Veterinary - 05-02-2020 - - 0 comments
An update regarding pet travel as we now enter a transition period

During the transition period, at the moment anticipated to last until the end of the year (December 31st 2020), the procedures of the Pet Travel Scheme remain the same.

Farm - 07-01-2020 - Kat Hart BVSc BSc Cert AVP(Cattle) MRCVS - 0 comments
Young Stock Convention Newsletter

Our Youngstock Convention is back for 2020 following the success of 2019. Find out more in our dedicated newsletter.

Equine - 06-01-2020 - Jason Vernon - 0 comments
Charity Quiz in January

We're hosting a quiz on Thursday 30th January at The Royal Old Ship in Luckington to raise funds for Actions for Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Farm - 24-12-2019 - Kat Hart BVSc BSc Cert AVP(Cattle) MRCVS - 0 comments
Key Performance Indicators - Beef Newsletter Winter

Key Performance indicators (KPIs) are the main figures used to assess the factors that are important for the success of a suckler enterprise.  

Veterinary - 10-12-2019 - - 0 comments
Winter newsletter from the Hospital team

Wishing you all a peaceful festive season, here's a few tips to get you through the winter months.

Farm - 05-12-2019 - Ben Sellick BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
Disease Watch - Sheep Newsletter

Mindful of the shift in weather there are a few challenges ahead to discuss.

Farm - 28-11-2019 - Beatrice Yates BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
Mental Health Awareness

It is impossible to ignore the subject of mental health at the moment. The media in general and increasingly the farming media report the ever-heightening incidence of anxiety, depression and suicide.  

Veterinary - 20-11-2019 - Hayley Hughes RVN - 0 comments
Dental Health and Hygiene for your Cats and Dogs

As many as 80% of cats and dogs will suffer from some form of dental disease by the age of three. 

Farm - 07-11-2019 - Kat Hart BVSc BSc Cert AVP(Cattle) MRCVS - 0 comments
Seasonal Changes

Winter is coming! This month Kat Hart discusses 4 topics: Sustainability, Youngstock Convention 2020, Muddy Mouldy Maize and a new approach to Pneumonia.

Farm - 04-10-2019 - Sarah Metcalfe BVetMed(Hons) MRCVS - 0 comments
Lameness innovations and best practice

Around 30- 32% of all adult cattle are lame at any one time, equating to over half a million cows at an estimated cost of £450 million per year.

Veterinary - 05-09-2019 - Jason Vernon - 0 comments
Autumn newsletter from the Hospital team

Autumn brings its own set of challenges for our pets but there's a lot we can enjoy throughout the season too. 

Farm - 29-08-2019 - Beatrice Yates BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
Sheep Signals

The idea behind 'Sheep Signals' is to use everyday observations to your advantage in order to spot problems early. 

Farm - 28-08-2019 - Ian Cardiff BSc MSc BVMS MRCVS - 0 comments
Summer Mastitis

One significant disease which rears its ugly head at this time of year is Summer Mastitis. 

Pig - 16-08-2019 - Jason Vernon - 0 comments
Pig Fair October 2019

This year's speakers will be both domestic and international as we welcome speakers from Ireland, Spain, Germany and Gloucestershire. 

Farm - 01-08-2019 - - 0 comments
Our tribute to Tim

We remember with fondness and love our colleague and friend Tim Hirst BVM&S CertCHP MRCVS who passed away in July.   

News - 26-07-2019 - Jason Vernon - 0 comments
Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis - We're gearing up for charity

15th September 2019 is our inaugural charity sportive and this year we are supporting a cause very close to us all at The George.

Equine - 08-07-2019 - - 0 comments
Evening appointments throughout July

In order to take full advantage of the beautifully light, summer evenings, we're going to be offering evening appointments for the month of July.

Equine - 28-06-2019 - - 0 comments
Summer News from the Equine Clinic

It's been a busy competition season here at The George Equine Clinic with so many of you out and about with your horses. 

Farm - 28-06-2019 - Georgie Nixon BVSc (Hons) MRCVS - 0 comments
July 2019 - Newsletter from The Farm Vets

This month's newsletter is about non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). Controlling pain in animals is paramount to safeguarding welfare.

Farm - 11-06-2019 - Ben Sellick BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
Newsletter from the Farm Vets - June

Bovine TB is probably the biggest issue currently facing the cattle farming industry. Here's Ben's newsletter in answer to some of the most common questions faced by our vets.

Farm - 03-06-2019 - Ian Cardiff BSc MSc BVMS MRCVS - 0 comments
Sheep Newsletter - External Parasites

External parasites are a year-round issue for all ages of stock. 

Veterinary - 29-05-2019 - - 0 comments
Dogs in hot cars

It's a hot topic with more cases being reported than ever before.

Veterinary - 21-05-2019 - - 0 comments
Complimentary Clinics for your Rabbits

June is Rabbit Awareness Month and we're hoping you'll hop along to one of our free clinics

Veterinary - 20-05-2019 - Cyril Hayes MVB MRCVS - 0 comments
Summer Newsletter from the Hospital

It keeps teasing us but we're nearly in summer mode. Glorious days and evenings lie ahead, surely!  

Farm - 02-05-2019 - Will Sommerville BVMedSci BVM BVS MRCVS - 0 comments
Cattle worming

In this month's newsletter Will Sommerville discusses cattle worming, strategies and types of wormer available.

Farm - 23-04-2019 - - 0 comments
Our biggest dairy farm wins Ceva's Farm Educator award

Our biggest dairy farm won a CEVA Welfare award in April. This is a national award and James Griffiths won the "Farm Educator" category.  

Farm - 09-04-2019 - - 0 comments
Medicine Handling Course

We are holding a beef and sheep specific medicine handing course on the 16th April 2019 starting at 10.30am.

Veterinary - 05-04-2019 - Jason Vernon - 0 comments
Our recent open evening in Nailsworth

Thank you to all who made it along to our first Nailsworth Clinic open evening.  

Farm - 22-03-2019 - Chris Warren BVetMed(Sci) Hons BVM BVS MRCVS - 0 comments
Genetics and Genomics

There is a lot of talk in the farming press about genomic testing and as vets we have certainly been asked a lot of questions about it recently. 

Farm - 08-03-2019 - Jason Vernon - 0 comments
Youngstock Convention - thank you for coming

With over 160 delegates we held our youngstock convention at Eastwood Park in March. Were you there?

Farm - 07-03-2019 - William Sommerville - 0 comments
Lamb Care, Colostrum and recording

As lambing gets underway, measures to ensure lambs have a good start in life are essential.   

Farm - 25-02-2019 - - 0 comments
After the vet has visited

Two important topics in this month's newsletter: After vet visits and lame cow follow-ups

Veterinary - 13-02-2019 - Jason Vernon - 0 comments
The George supports The Hygiene Bank

We are delighted to be involved with a community initiative, working with the local community to tackle hygiene poverty.  

Veterinary - 12-02-2019 - Holly Chivers BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
Laser treatment

We are now offering non-invasive laser treatments.

Equine - 07-02-2019 - Laura Sharpe BVSc Cert AVP (EM) MRCVS - 0 comments
Equine Influenza outbreak

Following this morning's news in the press, please find our practical advice sheet on Equine Influenza

Farm - 04-02-2019 - - 0 comments
3 hour lambing course with Sarah Metcalfe

Book your place for Thursday 21st February for this 3 hour course run by Sarah.

Farm - 31-01-2019 - Kat Hart BVSc BSc Cert AVP(Cattle) MRCVS - 0 comments
Youngstock Convention March 2019

A new initiative for 2019 and already over 100 confirmed as coming, open to vets, farmers, producers and industry suppliers.

Farm - 23-01-2019 - Sarah Metcalfe BVetMed(Hons) MRCVS - 0 comments
Upcoming meeting - Reducing antibiotic use in the lambing period

Join us at a meeting to discuss prevention strategies for watery mouth disease and options for control. 

Farm - 22-01-2019 - Gethin Roberts BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
Live to Dead event opportunity

This practical event, run by AHDB & THE GEORGE FARM VETS, allows you to handle live animals and make your assessment of fat cover and conformation using the EUROP grid.    

Pig - 14-01-2019 - Richard Pearson BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
Red Tractor inspections really do have teeth

The introduction of "Risk Based Inspections" by Red Tractor for all producer members and what it means.

Farm - 07-01-2019 - Jason Vernon - 0 comments
Youngstock Convention March 2019

We're excited to invite you to join us on 6th March at our inaugural Youngstock Convention, bringing together farmers, producers, vets and industry suppliers.

Farm - 02-01-2019 - Sarah Metcalfe BVetMed(Hons) MRCVS - 0 comments
Happy New Year

The New Year is a great time to try and do some of those little jobs which might get forgotten.

Veterinary - 28-12-2018 - Jason Vernon - 0 comments
Winter newsletter from the Hospital team

Winter, really? The good news is the evenings are slowly staying lighter by a little more each day. Here's our seasonal newsletter.

Veterinary - 21-12-2018 - Cyril Hayes MVB MRCVS - 0 comments
The Pet Travel Scheme and Brexit

The purpose of this article is to inform our clients of the implication of a 'no deal' Brexit on the Pet Travel Scheme. 

Equine - 17-12-2018 - Jennie Scott - 0 comments
Christmas newsletter from The George Equine Clinic

Happy Christmas everyone! What lies ahead?

Veterinary - 14-12-2018 - Emma Bailey BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
The importance of dental checks

Before and after pictures highlight the importance of regular dental care for your pets.

Pig - 11-12-2018 - Anne Warzecha - 0 comments
Post Weaning Diarrhoea

In this month's Talkshop from the Pig Practice team Anne discusses Post Weaning Diarrhoea, Health Plans and last posting dates for Christmas deliveries. 

Pig - 10-12-2018 - Angie Reeves - 0 comments
Last Orders for Christmas (Pig Meds)

A reminder of the last posting dates for your orders to reach you before Christmas

Farm - 06-12-2018 - Ian Cardiff - 0 comments
Downer cow - Farm Vets Newsletter December 2018

We often get called out to attend a 'down cow', but there is a subtle difference between the presentation of the acute down cow and of the cow suffering from 'downer cow syndrome'. 

Pig - 06-12-2018 - Jason Vernon - 0 comments
Welcoming vet Claire Scott to the Pig Practice

Our Pig Practice team continues to grow and we're delighted to introduce Claire Scott BVetMed MRCVS as the latest member of the team.

Veterinary - 20-11-2018 - Jason Vernon - 0 comments
Is this cat really lost?

Our simple guide as to what's the best course of action when you believe you've found a "stray" cat.

Veterinary - 16-11-2018 - Dr Holly Chivers BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
25% off microchipping for cats until Christmas

We are seeing an increasing number of cats being brought in, assumed "lost" and without a means to identify their owners or homes.

Veterinary - 16-11-2018 - - 0 comments
Friday 30th November - NOEL evening at Nailsworth

Take a tour behind the scenes at our Nailsworth Clinic on the evening of Friday 30th November. Minbce pies, mulled wine and a raffle too!

Farm - 30-10-2018 - Cathy Morris BVSc BSc MRCVS - 0 comments
Heifer Rearing for Maximum Return

There is a wealth of evidence that shows that calving your heifers at 24 months is more economically efficient than calving at 36 months.  

Farm - 26-10-2018 - Chris Warren BVetMed(Sci) Hons BVM BVS MRCVS - 0 comments
Feeding Pregnant Ewes

Although for most of you the tups have only just gone in, it is time to start thinking about how you are going to manage and feed the ewes through to lambing.  

Farm - 27-09-2018 - Chris Warren BVetMed(Sci) Hons BVM BVS MRCVS - 0 comments
Costings - Direct vs Indirect Costs of Disease

With margins in the agricultural sector always under pressure, having a handle on costings is key.  

Veterinary - 13-09-2018 - Jason Vernon - 0 comments
Our Autumn newsletter from the team

There's a season full of colour ahead from the changing leaves to the bursts of fireworks across the skyline

Farm - 05-09-2018 - Ben Sellick BVSc MRCVS - 0 comments
Time to cool off?

A reflection on summer and what may slight be wise to consider from vet Ben Sellick

Equine - 05-09-2018 - Alice Croxford BVM BVS MRCVS - 0 comments
Simulated XC Clinic with Matt Ryan

Join us for a session in technical XC challenges with Olympic Gold medallist Matt Ryan

Farm - 05-09-2018 - Sarah Metcalfe BVetMed(Hons) MRCVS - 0 comments
Preparation for tupping

The nights are drawing in and tupping time is approaching once again - some early lambers may even have already put the rams in.  

Veterinary - 05-09-2018 - - 0 comments
The George Veterinary Clinic - Nailsworth

Our brand new clinic in Nailsworth opened to welcome pets and owners on 13th August.

Farm - 17-08-2018 - Will Sommerville - 0 comments
Tuberculosis - Newsletter from the Farm Vets

We present a summary of results for Gloucestershire in the year to March 31st 2018

News - 11-07-2018 - Jason Vernon - 0 comments
Annual Woolsack World Championships

The full results are in and we're very proud of all the performances at the annual event held in Tetbury.

Farm - 03-07-2018 - Kat Hart BVSc BSc Cert AVP(Cattle) MRCVS - 0 comments
Hygiene in the heat - The Farm Vets newsletter

As the weather looks to be staying hot for a few more weeks yet, now is the time to get on top of hygiene.

Veterinary - 18-06-2018 - Jason Vernon - 0 comments
Opening in Nailsworth this August

Building works are underway on our new veterinary clinic which opens in Nailsworth this August.

Equine - 08-06-2018 - Laura Sharpe BVSc Cert AVP (EM) MRCVS - 0 comments
A new introduction to our Equine Clinic team

We 're delighted to welcome Alice Croxford  BVM BVS MRCVS  to the equine team. 

Farm - 07-06-2018 - Sarah Metcalfe BVetMed(Hons) MRCVS - 0 comments
Avoiding heat stress - Farm Vets newsletter

The weather has been really hotting up lately, which is good news for getting your silage in, but not such good news for your cows, particularly in dairy herds. 

Farm - 07-06-2018 - - 0 comments
Ewe Mastitis

Mastitis in ewes can be a significant cost to a flock, both economically and in terms of animal welfare. 

Farm - 24-05-2018 - - 0 comments
NMR awards - Winners of Best Practice for Johne's control

We are delighted to be the first farm practice awarded with the new NMR Johne's Control award.

Veterinary - 08-05-2018 - Mike Hollywood BVetMed CertVOphthal MRCVS - 0 comments
Summer Newsletter from the Hospital team

Launching the newsletter a little earlier on this occasion to get us all in the mood for the summer ahead.

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