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    Embedded thumbnail for Using veterinary medicines for best result, Introduction Using veterinary medicines for best result, Introduction

    This course is about the management of veterinary medicines on farm.

    XLVets is a group of progressive veterinary practices focused on providing training and development to farmers and veterinarians.

     

    Embedded thumbnail for Tommy the Vet shadows John Berkery of Mulcair Vets, Newport, Co. Tipperary Tommy the Vet shadows John Berkery of Mulcair Vets, Newport, Co. Tipperary

    This bitesize video is just one small part of the day.

    The LDA surgery is just one of the many surgeries which John carried out on the day.

    Embedded thumbnail for Donal Lynch - Tube a calf Donal Lynch - Tube a calf

    Vet Donal Lynch talks to Peter Varley about the best practice to use when stomach tubing a newborn calf with colostrum.

    Embedded thumbnail for 24 hours with a vet - Conor Geraghty 24 hours with a vet - Conor Geraghty

    The Farmers Journal Peter Thomas Keaveney and Matthew Halpin spent a day following busy vet Conor Geraghty, XLVets. Conor runs Geraghty & Neary Vets in Galway. Watch the video here.

    Embedded thumbnail for Calving tips from livestock demo at Ennis mart  - With Donal Lynch Calving tips from livestock demo at Ennis mart - With Donal Lynch

    In association with the Farmers Journal, the Ennis livestock demo took place on February 8th. On the night there was an interactive session with Doreen Corridan and Donal Lynch (XLVets) on the correct procedures around calving, using the jack and taking care of the newborn calf.

    Embedded thumbnail for How to Take An Aseptic Milk Sample and Carry Out The California Milk Test How to Take An Aseptic Milk Sample and Carry Out The California Milk Test

    In this video produced by Bimeda. Peter Edmondson demonstrates how to take an aseptic milk  sample and carry out the california milk test.XLVets along with Bimeda are running a series of mastitis farmer meetings this October/November.

    Embedded thumbnail for Correct Procedure At Dry Off & How To Infuse Boviseal Correct Procedure At Dry Off & How To Infuse Boviseal

    Peter Edmondson, Udderwise talks about applying correct procedures at drying off to prevent Mastitis in your herd. XLVets along with Bimeda are running a series of mastitis farmer meetings this October/November.

    Embedded thumbnail for IBR has become a significant herd health issue IBR has become a significant herd health issue

    IBR has become a significant issue in herds over the past few years, according to Kieran O’Mahony of XLVets and the Glen Veterinary Clinic in Co. Tipperary.

    Embedded thumbnail for Donal Lynch provides an insight into the daily life of a vet as shown recently on Ear to the Ground Donal Lynch provides an insight into the daily life of a vet as shown recently on Ear to the Ground

    While prevention is seen as better than cure, the reality is animals get sick and despite today’s technological advancements daily life as a vet is still a hands on job.

    Embedded thumbnail for Introducing XLVets Dairy Heifer Rearing Program Introducing XLVets Dairy Heifer Rearing Program

    Did you know that rearing healthy dairy heifer calves that thrive well and hit target weights has a lifetime long impact on their future productivity as milking cows?