Animal Health

Managing and controlling disease and ensuring animal health and welfare is the most effective way to maintain or increase productivity from livestock. 

This page aims to group together Animal Health activity undertaken through the Farming Connect programme.

In this section:


On-farm projects and trials focus on, the integration of new technology and/or new approaches to management. Raising standards of on-farm efficiency by decreasing inputs and increasing outputs with the aim of looking at ways to increase profitability


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| Publications
FC - Issue 27 - May/June 2020
Below is the 27th issue of Farming Connect’s technical publication for farmers and foresters in…
| Case Studies
Milking for all it’s worth (Farming Connect Udder Health Visit)
19 May 2020   Case Study: Ynysgain, Criccieth   In July 2019, Farming Connect…
| News
Dairy farm exploits genomic testing to identify most productive heifer replacements
15 May 2020   A Pembrokeshire dairy farm is screening the genomics of its heifer calves…
| Technical Articles
More milk from more forage
15 May 2020   Dr Cate Williams: IBERS, Aberystwyth University. There are many…
| News
Beef finisher hopes to cut production costs with home-grown crimped barley
14 May 2020   Home-grown spring barley could help a Welsh suckler enterprise cut its bull…
28 May 2020
WEBINAR: Liner choice: how to find the right milking liner for your herd
The milking liner is the only part of the milking...
28 May 2020
WEBINAR: Increasing yields from grazed grass on a all year round calving herd
Join this Farming Connect webinar to learn more...
3 Jun 2020
WEBINAR: Woodland management methods to provide income and sustainability to farm woodlands
Join Farming Connect and industry specialist,...