Events & Newsletters

February 20 Farm Newsletter.pdfDownload

The February Penbode Farm Vets Newsletter is out now

Click here to read all about:
? Lungworm vaccination pre-turnout.
? QScout testing in early lactation
? Lambing bays and care of ewes with Twin Lamb disease
? Lameness and Mobility scoring offer with VetTechs
? Calf Tracker offer with VetTechs

We are reminding:
? People about Prescription checks for £28.25 +VAT
? Saputo providers that they will need to top up their MilkSure accreditation by 31 March

We also have the following meetings and courses:
? Meds courses ? February 13, 24
? Lambing courses ? February 10 and 8 (Young person?s)
? BVD cluster meetings ? February 25 and March 2
? Dairy Inside Out (in conjunction with Harpers Feeds) ? Tuesday 17 March @ Fernhill Farm (by kind permission of Phil Allin)
January 20 Farm Newsletter 12PP.pdfDownload

The January 2020 Farm Newsletter is out now!


Click here to read all about:
  • Where are we now with BVD: STAMP IT OUT?
  • A new approach to trace mineral medication
  • MilkSure: What's it all about?
  • Our new VetTech - Walter Tucker
  • Improving calf development with the Penbode CalfTracker programme
  • Saving money with our WHOLE HERD LAMENESS SCORING offer
  • Plus all our usual courses and events!
Don't miss out!

Bude RFC New Year 2020 flyer.pdfDownload

Penbode Vets 5th Annual Rugby Event!

No photo description available.
When: Saturday 4 January 2020
What time: Gates open and hog roast 1:30pm
Where: Bude RFC, Bencoolen Meadow Ground,
Bude EX23 8QG
Who?s playing: Bude v. Lanner RFC
All clients and their families are invited.
This is always a popular event and spaces are limited!

Call your local Penbode practice to book your tickets.
Holsworthy 01409 253418 Stratton 01288 353766 Launceston 01566 86985
Bradworthy 01409 241241 Camelford 01840 212229
December 19 Farm Newsletter.pdfDownload

The Penbode Farm Vets December 2019 Newsletter is out now!

Click here to download your issue and read all about:
  • Bovine sole ulcers
  • Scanning ewes to maximise profits
  • Getting ready for lambing
  • Stratton Farm Vet Katy Peat
  • Review of November's events and award winning farms
We've also more meds course dates, lambing courses, a calf talk and the all important Christmas and New Year opening hours.

Not forgetting your invitation to join us for a hog roast and rugby match at Bude RFC on Saturday 4 January from 1:30pm. All are welcome. Please contact your local branch to book your place.
Our front cover photo is of Sam Nancekivell showing his sheep at the recent Cornish Winter Fair. Sam recently spent a period of time in intensive care at Bristol Children's Hospital and his family are raising funds on behalf of the Wallace and Gromit Grand Appeal to provide comfort and facilities for patients and their families whilst in hospital.

If you would like to donate, please click here.
Calf talk 2019.pdfDownload

Calf Health and Management Talks

Calf Health and Management Talks
Hints and tips to improve early calf development

Tuesday 26 November - Holsworthy Golf Club, from 7pm
Thursday 5 December - Trethorne Leisure Farm, from 7pm

Join Penbode Farm Vets for our FREE supper talk to discuss the health of calves from new born to weaning
Suitable for all dairy and beef farmers

Topics to be covered include:
  • Diseases - pneumonia, scour and other neo-natal conditions
  • Colostrum management
  • Housing 
  • Feeding
Kindly sponsored by Virbac

Call your local branch to book your seat
Bradworthy 01409 241241 | Camelford 01840 212229
Holsworthy 01409 253418 | Launceston 01566 86985 | Stratton 01288 353766

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