Posted: Mon 04th June 2018


Blowfly strike is a serious disease which affects a large number of farms within the UK.

Blowfly strike is caused by primarily by the green bottle fly which seeks to lay eggs in decomposing matter. The green bottle fly will look for carcasses, dirty backends, foot rot lesions and open wounds as suitable areas to lay their eggs.

Blowfly strike can cause huge problems for sheep and farm productivity.

Losses are incurred from:

Posted: Thu 04th January 2018

Dont miss out on our Sheep Lameness meeting on the 17th of January 2pm-4pm. Everyone welcome and refreshments provided.

Posted: Fri 22nd December 2017

Beef Cattle Nutrition Workshop

The Royal William, Cranham, Painswick, Gloucestershire, GL6 6TT

Wednesday 21 February, 10:30am – 2:00pm

Feeding management of beef cattle can be divided into the three main stages of rearing, growing and finishing. Each phase requires different ration specifications according to cattle type and target growth rates.

Posted: Mon 11th July 2016

Come and join us on the 12th of December for a Christmas drink and why not have a curry too??

Christmas drinks at The Berkeley Arms, located on the High Street in Berkeley. The fun starts from 7.30pm!!


Posted: Mon 04th July 2016

Dear clients,

Bluetongue virus type 8 has been circulating in central France. Although the last outbreak in the UK dates from 2008 farmers are urged to remain vigilant for possible signs of an outbreak of this notifiable disease.        

Posted: Tue 21st June 2016

Due to the Vale Of Glamorgan show, the Welsh branch will be closed for the day on the Wednesday 10th August. Drugs will still be available to collect from the collection box outside if ordered before 11am that morning.

We will have a stand at the show so please drop by for a cup of tea!

Posted: Mon 09th May 2016

We are taking a coach down to the NMR Gold Cup open day at Neil Bakers in Somerset on Wednesday 25th May. 
The coach will be leaving the practice at 8.30am and picking our Welsh clients up in Alveston. 
£10pp for the coach.
Please let us know if you would like to come!!

Posted: Fri 29th April 2016

Unrelated twin heifers were born at a clients farm last week. The cow had been treated with a 'Cow Stopper' embryo as she had had trouble conceiving. Read the full article on the Farmers Weekly website.|Facebook|FarmersWeekly|sf25245531|sf25245531

Posted: Mon 18th April 2016

We are offering a 'walk-in' clinic to blood test your barren, aborted and empty ewes. Come and chat with our vets about any concerns you may have, no appointment required and sampling is just £2.50 per ewe. 

English Branch Wednesday 11th May 2pm - 5pm

Welsh Branch Monday 9th May 12pm - 3pm

Posted: Mon 04th April 2016

Significant changes to TB cattle controls come into force in England this week, affecting farmers across all three TB regions. 

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