A farmer worming lambs© Tim Scrivener
The dry weather is presenting nutritional and parasitic challenges across the country, with vets warning of an increase in tick infestations.  The heat, contrasting with cold night-time temperatures, has also led to pneumonia outbreaks in lambs and calves. See also: Vet Viewpoint: Nematodirus and the importance of fertility checks Meanwhile, two vets stress the importance of carrying out diagnostic tests to prevent wormer resistance.  Anthony Wilkinson Friars Moor Vets, Sturminster Newton, Dorset A dry spring so far has resulted in a […]