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    Veterinary surgeons from across the country spent two days in Thurles Co. Tipperary at a Milk Quality Masterclass led by the leading international mastitis expert, Peter Edmondson. The event was organised by XLVets Skillnet; the veterinary training network.


    XLVets are the proud sponsors of the new UCD rugby kit. XLVets members Donal Lynch (Donal Lynch Vets) and Conor Geraghty (Geraghty & Neary Vets) were on hand to represent XLVets Ireland and showcase the new jerseys. Best of luck lads.

    The Glasslyn team talk about the origins of their practice, Started by Cornelius O Driscoll in 1915, Glasslyn Vet Clinic is now one of the largest in the country with 9 full time vets, 2 vet nurses and a committed team of support staff. Read the full story in the attached article.

    This October and November, XLVets Skillnets are liaising with Bimeda to offer a series of informative and practical farmer workshops. We will have experts in ruminant nutrition & trace elements present on the topic of nutrition and trace element status in cattle, with a specific focus on the role trace element nutrition can play in promoting fertility and productivity.

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    Forty vets attended a Bull Fertility Masterclass in Dublin on September 3rd and 4th. The event organised by XLVets Skillnet was delivered by Professor Al Barth; a world expert in bull fertility from Saskatchewan University in Canada.  

    The relevance of the event was underlined by the message that up to 15% of bulls traded never produce any progeny. Of those bulls that do reproduce, ICBF...