Category: Animal Health

Grass burning regs

Farmers are being reminded to follow the Heather and Grass Burning Code to avoid damage to the environment, hefty fines and cross compliance penalties. The burning of heather, rough grass, bracken, gorse and Vaccinium...

What you need to know about sheep dipping

WITH an increase in queries from Members regarding sheep dip disposal permits for carrying out sheep dipping to control sheep scab, here is a summary of the relevant rules, best practice and processes that...

How to report a dead badger

THe FUW is reminding members that dead badgers can be submitted using the following number: 0808 169 5110. Alternatively, dead badgers can be submitted via the web at www.bfd.wales or via email: badger@bfd.wales In...

FUW member u pdate: Bovine TB

(1 ) Contiguous Testing Rules The FUW is reminding members to make sure that they understand the rules surrounding contiguous TB testing before moving cattle. Herds that are contiguous to a TB breakdown herd...

FAQs during lambing season

With lambing season in full swing, Thomas Searle, a five year graduated farm only vet working for South Wales Farm Vets based near Llantrisant, answers some frequently asked questions he gets asked over the lambing...