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
Good AI protocols and calving records factor in improved dairy herd fertility
13 February 2023   Good artificial insemination (AI) protocols are helping a Carmarthenshire…
| News
Improvements to flock productivity help sheep farm with carbon efficiency
8 December 2022   Exceeding targets for ewe efficiency and lamb growth rates is helping a…
| Technical Articles
Ready, steady, slow! Slow-growing broilers are healthier and have more positive welfare
14 November 2022   Saba Amir: IBERS, Aberystwyth University.   Consumer demand for…
| Case Studies
Trial shows quality grazing has greater effect on lamb growth than trace element supplements
10 November 2022   A Farming Connect trial has shown a cost benefit of up to £3.36/head from…


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