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:

Projects
Projects

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

Parasite Control Planner
Parasite Control Planner

The parasite control planner has been developed to focus both farmer and vet on the important factors involved specifically with health planning for parasite control in cattle and sheep.

Animal Health Clinic
Animal Health Clinic

Sampling, testing and one-to-one advice from local vets is available for Welsh farm businesses registered with Farming Connect.

Mentoring
Mentoring

Matching experienced farm and forestry mentors with mentees, providing 15 hours of one-to-one support to help you meet business, technical and business objectives

advice
Advice

Our Advisory Service provides expert, independent, confidential and bespoke advice to farm and forestry businesses

Skills and training filtering tool
Skills and training filtering tool

Develop your skills, develop your confidence- you’ll soon find new ways to develop your business


| Podcasts
Episode 26 - Stronger together- Neighbouring farms move from the conventional to set up a dairy joint venture - 18/09/2020
In this episode we meet two progressive farmers, Emyr Owen and Gwydion Jones who have decided to…
| Webinars
WEBINAR: Demo farm live: Dolygarn - 16/09/2020
Live from Dolygarn, Newtown, one of our red meat demonstration sites. An exciting new project is…
| News
Egg value improved as sensor technology identifies causes of shell fractures
9 September 2020   Small adjustments to the egg collection and sorting equipment at a Welsh…
| Webinars
WEBINAR: Managing lungworm in cattle - an unpredictable problem - 08/09/2020
Richard Kemp from Wern Vets discusses managing and controlling lungworm in cattle. The key topics…
Events
24 Sep 2020
WEBINAR: Venture to the next step
Speakers: Rhodri Jones, Agri Advisor and Matthew...
24 Sep 2020
Webinars for Beekeepers
Join Farming Connect for a series of beekeeping...
29 Sep 2020
WEBINAR: Talking back (constructively!)
Join Farming Connect and Alice Lampard, Performance...