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The prevention of infectious disease to livestock farm herds and flocks is more important as margins tighten and exotic diseases threaten.
Both biodiversity and animal health are important issues on livestock farms. Carefuly integrated farm management can benefit both wildlife and livestock and reduce diffuse pollution.
Most of the habitats that we value for their biodiversity have been maintained or created by human management practices, and in particular, grazing by domestic livestock.
Lameness in every dairy herd can be split into three main categories: claw horn (hoof) lesions, skin lesions and non-foot lameness.
Guidance on keeping cows in the correct body condition to ensure good productivity and reduced health and welfare problems.
Guidance on body condition scoring methods and linkages in scoring and fertility and energy balance in the cow
Corrals are a relatively low cost option for over-wintering cattle and improve animal welfare and stock performance.
Guidance for producers in all aspects of improving the cleanliness of cattle for slaughter.