Events & Newsletters


The April Farm Newsletter is out now!

Click here to download your Penbode Farm Vets April newsletter packed with articles on:

  • Bull fertility testing PLUS Special FREE VISIT offer!
  • Abortion in cattle
  • In Rachel Turner's wellies for the day!
  • Spotlight on the Vanstone Family of Rhude Farm
  • Plus all news and updates on our usual EVENTS, COURSES and OFFERS!

PLUS WIN a bottle of red wine to go with your St. George's Day roast beef. Simply send in your tips for cooking the best roast to to enter into a free draw* and a bottle of red wine could be on its way to you for 23 April!

*no purchase necessary

Farm Newsletter March 2018.pdfDownload

The March Farm Newsletter is out now!

Perfect for reading after spending hours breaking ice on the water troughs!

In the first Spring 2018 issue you can read articles on:
  • Top tips for a safe and successful calving
  • In Dan Forrester's wellies
  • Spotlight on the Smith flock and herd of Trefranck
  • Pre-calving trace elements
  • Plus of course our great offers and events updates
And don't forget - like all farmers who work 24/7/365 - our dedicated and hard working vets are here for you and your livestock, whatever the weather!

Spring 2018 sheep newsletter final.pdfDownload

The Spring Sheep Newsletter is out now!

Here's something to warm you up after a tricky lambing!

The Penbode Farm Vets Sheep Team's new sheep newsletter, packed with vital information on nutrition, lamb care, disease reminders, worming and of course #ColostrumIsGold and special offers is out now!

Don't forget to join the Penbode Flock Health Club. Ask your branch for details.
Total Hoof Care Nick Bell Flyer.pdfDownload

Foot trimming demonstration

Total Hoof Care Foot Trimming Demonstration with Dr. Nick Bell

Join Total Hoof Care for a FREE on farm foot trimming demonstration and hoof health discussion with guest expert speaker Dr. Nick Bell. Click here for more information.

We will have FREE demonstrations (focusing on preventative routine trimming, correct block application and locomotion scoring) and FREE lunch!

Two dates to choose from:

Monday 26 February from 10:30am
Seckington Dairies, Hartland, Bideford, EX39 5SG (by kind permission of Mr. J. Goaman)

Tuesday 27 February from 10:30am
Shilstone Farm, Chittlehampton, Umberleigh, EX37 9QR (by kind permission of Mr. R. Knapman)

About Dr. Nick Bell
Dr. Nick Bell has spent many years, firstly at Bristol Vet School, and more recently at the RVC, working towards ways of evaluating and improving cow mobility. This has resulted in schemes such as the AHDB Healthy Feet project.

Call Holsworthy 01409 253418 or Bideford 01237 870456 to book your place

Sponsored by CEVA and Boehringer Ingelheim
February 2018 Bradworthy.pdfDownload

The February Farm Newsletter is out now!

Our new look newsletter is now six months old!

Click here to download your copy.

You can have a say in how it will look and what sort of content it has over the next six months. Simply click to complete the survey PLUS you could win a bottle of wine just for doing so!

In the meantime this month's newsletters topics include:
  • Focus on Calf Scour
  • In Kate Forgan's wellies!
  • Upcoming events and courses
  • Spotlight on the Dymond Blue British Blue herd of Alscott
  • #Februdairy
  • And of course those all important offers!

Duchy College British Cattle Veterinary Association RCVS Farm AHDB Dairy AHDB Beef RUMA Red Tractor