Autumn is a time of shorter days and cooler temperatures, and leading into winter, this only becomes more pronounced. It is time to consider the housing of your livestock indoors; however, there are several issues to look at in order to maximise your animals’ comfort and welfare.
As part of the care you give to your sheep throughout the year, parasite control is significant as an ongoing task. Internal parasites such as worms are treated, according to life cycles and levels/burdens, with internal treatments, e.g. drenches. Your flock can also be susceptible to external parasites, and these require topical treatments. Sheep dipping is a commonly-used practice, but there are many safety aspects to consider.
Experts are urging growers not to overlook the value of cover crops as they plan their rotations for the new season ahead.
With harvest quickly approaching and potentially dry conditions increasing fire risks, NFU Mutual has issued advice for farmers to help prevent combine fires.
There are many simple ways you can prevent illness, injuries, premature ageing, and a variety of other health problems in dogs. Remember dogs age much faster than humans. The equivalent of you going for a check-up once a year is going to the vetÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 4 to 5 times a year for your dog! The following article will provide you with a few care guidelines in order to set up an effective preventative healthcare plan for your pet.
Like humans, doggies can get smelly. Sweat, muck and all the rest Ã¢â‚¬â€œ so bathing your dog is a necessity. But itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s not as easy as taking your car to the jet wash. Your four-legged dirt-machine can be a tricky, sensitive and even snappy kind of terrier once theyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re in the tub (and we donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t mean the snappy dressing kind). LetÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s sort out the dos and donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ts of dogwash. Bring a towel. Or three.
The UK has hundreds of hidden dog friendly beaches waiting to welcome your pupÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s paw prints. Here are ten of our favourites Ã¢â‚¬â€œ each of which is open to dogs all year round. No restrictions. Because your pooch deserves a summertime splash in the sea as much as anyone.
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