May Animal Health Checklist

Sheep

  • Rams in with hoggets
  • Prep ewes for scanning
  • Pre winter shear and lice treatment
  • Continue monitoring spore counts
  • 10 day post-drench check (faecal egg count)
  • Pre-winter trace element testing

Dairy Grazers / Young Cattle

Ready to leave?
  • Vaccinations complete (including boosters):
    • Leptospirosis
    • BVD
    • Salmonella
    • IBR
  • Trace element tested (liver or bloods)
  • Pregnancy tested
  • Lungworm drench, flukicide (watch the withholding periods!)
  • Tickicide applied
  • Weighed and body condition scored

Breeding Cows

  • Pregnancy testing (from 6 weeks post Bull out)
  • Trace element testing (livers at the works)
  • Calves - weaned, vaccinated, drenched etc.
  • BVD testing replacements
  • Lice treatment
  • Fluke treatment
  • Copper supplementation



Date Added: Wednesday, 6th May 2020


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