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Bimeda Vet, Rachel Mallet writes about the issues of lice in cattle and sheep.
Bimeda were pleased to attend this year's BEVA Congress and to formally launch their Butagran Equi 'Why Wouldn't You Use It?' campaign. To celebrate the launch of the new Butagran campaign, Bimeda ran a competition at the event, offering vets the chance to win an Ipad. The lucky winner was Mark Vale of Towcester Equine Hospital. Bimeda Equine, Pig & Poultry Manager, Trevor Humphrey, commented, 'We were thrilled to attend BEVA again this year and to have the chance to engage with the UK's equine vets on various equine health topics. We were particularly happy with the launch of our…
Bimeda offers a wide range of parasite control products under the global Bimectin brand. Bimeda is passionate about animal health and about promoting best practice for the control and treatment of disease. Bimeda Vet Padraig Hyland has created a new training video, to promote the correct use of Bimectin products. Click here to see the video or visit our video library for more videos.
Bimeda are calling for farmers to review their scab control practices in order to address two concerning issues: the year-on-year increase in sheep scab on UK farms, and the potential development of resistance to 3ML wormers. Bimeda Vet and Territory Manager Rachel commented; ‘it is estimated that since the elimination of compulsory dipping 23 years ago, there has been a 60-fold increase in sheep scab on UK farms (Source: Endemic sheep scab: risk factors and the behaviour of upland sheep flocks: Rose and Wall). This is not a coincidence. Dipping gives immediate scab and ecto-parasite control and in fact, dipping…
Bimeda Technical Vet Padraig Hyland and Northern Ireland Territory Manager Kevin McAnenly were in attendance and enjoyed engaging with attendees on topical animal health topics. Of particular interest were Bimeda's Ectofly Pour On and the Coseicure trace element sheep boluses. The boluses have been shown to improve fertility in ewes and are a firm favourite of Northern Ireland's sheep farmers in the pre-tupping months of July, August and September.
Bimeda UK is pleased to confirm that Bimeda Technical Vet, Padraig Hyland, has been announced as a speaker at this year’s London Vet Show. Padraig will speak on the topic of trace element nutrition in ruminants, focusing on common toxicities and deficiencies in the UK, and the effect these can have on the health and fertility of animals. Padraig will focus on the role of the vet in helping the farmer to understand and address these problems, in order to ensure that animals are reaching their potential in terms of fertility, productivity and health. Padraig commented; ‘for years the role…
Bimeda is pleased to announce the appointment of Trevor Humphrey to the role of Pig, Poultry & Equine Specialist. Trevor has two decades’ of experience in the animal health industry and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role. Bimeda UK offer a wide range of products which are licensed for use in horses, as well as a broad offering of products indicated for use in pig and poultry. Bimeda’s Butagran Equi sachet (phenylbutazone 200mg/g) is proving particularly popular with the UK’s equine vets.

Bimeda Attend NSA Welsh Sheep 2015

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 14:09
The Bimeda UK team were pleased to kick off the 2015 summer show season by attending the 2015 NSA Welsh Sheep event. The event was a great success, with farmers talking to the Bimeda team about disease prevention and control issues. There was a huge amount of interest in trace element nutrition and the role that Bimeda’s CoseIcure and Zincosel boluses can play in improving fertility, productivity, general health and growth rates, through addressing trace element deficiencies and toxicities. Independent consultant and expert in ruminant trace element nutrition, Peter Bone, was on hand to provide advice to farmers. At this…
Bimeda Territory Manager & Qualified Vet, Rachel Mallet, BVM&S MRCVS, writes about how farmers can prevent and treat blowfly strike this spring/summer, and about how Ectofly Pour On can be part of the solution to this costly problem. Blowfly Strike – Appropriate Steps for Prevention & TreatmentBy Rachel Mallet, BVM&S MRCVS   Blowfly Strike As spring quickly approaches the problem of Blowfly strike ones again looms. Many will be apprehensive following last year’s particularly warm summer which resulted in a severe fly challenge. Blowflies are the most common ectoparasite of lambs and surveys suggest that every year 80% of farmers…
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