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:

| News
Home-mix ration offers cheaper alternative to concentrates at Welsh livestock farm
14 November 2023   A home mix ration formulated with high quality ingredients and…
| News
Dairy farm expects £15,000/month feed savings by starling-proofing sheds
13 November 2023   Investing £30,000 in starling-proofing cattle housing is a major outlay…
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Farming Connect project farm harnesses power of genomics to cut antibiotic usage
06 November 2023   A Flintshire dairy farm expects to further cut antibiotics usage in its…
| Publications
FC - Issue 2 - July-September 2023
Below is the 2nd issue of the Farming Connect Technical Publication since the launch of the new…
| News
Good AI protocols and calving records factor in improved dairy herd fertility
13 February 2023   Good artificial insemination (AI) protocols are helping a Carmarthenshire…


4 Dec 2023
Optimising Fertility - Managing the Dairy cow from drying off to submission
Workshop attendees will work through the fundamental...
5 Dec 2023
Matt Harding- Focusing on results
 Matt Harding, 2021 Sheep Farmer of the year,...
5 Dec 2023
Master Business: Employers legal responsibilities for staff and workers
Haverfordwest / Hwlffordd
This meeting has been arranged for farmers who employ...
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