Events & Newsletters

Spring 2019 Lambing Course.pdfDownload

Lambing Courses 2019 - EXTRA MARCH DATE ADDED

Adults and U18s Lambing Courses February 2019

Run in small groups, you will learn about the care of the pregnant ewe, causes of abortion, managing flock nutrition, prevention of common problems and guidance on tricky presentations.

Adult course: Tuesday 5 Feb (inc. lunch) £75

U18s course: Saturday 9 Feb £25


Adult course: Thursday 14 March

All courses are held at the Holsworthy branch. Theory takes place in the Equine branch meeting room and then the practical happens in our lambing bay using our own lambing simulator.

To book your space contact your local branch:

Camelford 01840 212229 | Stratton 01288 353766 | Holsworthy 01409 253418 | Bradworthy 01409 241241

January 2019 and pull out.pdfDownload

Happy New Year - the January 2019 Newsletter is out now

In this month's newsletter you can read all about:

How to reduce the use of antibiotics at lambing and throughout the year

How being part of VetPartners means not only will you be able to access Spirovac in time for spring vaccination against Leptospirosis but we can also call on other farm vets in the area to help us maintain our great OOH service

How our VetTechs can help you with your calf growth rates with Calf Tracker

What Farm Vet Nick gets up to in his spare time!

What events and courses we have coming up

PLUS - do you employ an apprentice on your farm? Are you thinking of employing an apprentice? Penbode Farm Vets Steph Prior and Andy Stokes already deliver some courses for Duchy College and from September 2019 we will be running our won Agricultural Apprenticeship Level 3 course. If you or your apprentice is interested simply contact the Stratton Farm branch on 01288 353766 to register for a prospectus.

Bude RFC New Year 2019 poster.pdfDownload

Penbode Farm Vets Bude RFC Hog Roast invitation

Come and watch Bude RFC play Torquay Athletic at home on Saturday 5 January and enjoy a marvellous hog roast and a drink on us!

All Penbode clients and their families are invited!

When: Saturday 5 January 2019

What time: Gates open and hog roast 1:30pm

Where: Bude RFC, Bencoolen Meadown Ground, Bude EX23 8QG

Who's playing: Bude v. Torquay Athletic - KO 2:30pm

All clients and their families are invited.

This is always a popular event and spaces are limited!

Call your local Penbode branch to book your FREE tickets.
December 2018 for web.pdfDownload


It might be too early to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year but it's certainly the right time to tell you about the contents of this month's newsletter where you can:

Focus on Environmental Mastitis

Learn about our VetTechs tail clipping and udder singeing services

Reserve your FREE tickets to our Hog Roast and Rugby Match on 5 January

Book your spaces on our Mastering Medicines, Lambing and Calving Courses

Find out about how to reduce antibiotic use in calves

Save money on Flukicides and Solacyl

Read all about the Thomas family farm of Treguddick

Plus we've meet the Farm Vet!

Click here to download your copy or pop an email across to if you would like a copy in the post.

November Farm Newsletter.pdfDownload

The Penbode Farm Vets November 2018 newsletter is out now!

Welcome to November!

We have some great articles for you to read this month.
  • The risks of rumen acidosis this winter
  • Farming with the Johns family of Burlorne Tregoose
  • Agricultural apprenticeships
  • Milksure meetings
  • The danger of neospora
Click here to download your copy!

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