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Friday, October 28, 2016
Win a Year’s Online Bitesize CPD from Improve International at the London Vet Show
UK - Veterinary CPD provider Improve International is offering six subscriptions each day to its popular Online Bitesize CPD training programme on its stand – D25 - at the London Vet Show....
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Chief Veterinary Officer Highlights Official Vet Welfare Role
UK - The importance of the Official Veterinarian (OV) in safeguarding animal welfare and sharing best practice was highlighted in the address made by Nigel Gibbens, Chief Veterinary Officer,...
Monday, September 12, 2016
Free Online CPD Offered at the 2016 Official Veterinarian Conference
UK - Improve International, the organisers of the 2016 Official Veterinarian Conference, are offering all delegates an extended free trial of their new online learning platform Bitesize....
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
UK Chief Veterinary Officer to Speak at 2016 OV Conference
UK - Nigel Gibbens, the UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer; Peter Jinman OBE, Chair of the RCVS Certification Subcommittee and Ian Wright, Head of ESCCAP UK & Guideline Director for ESCCAP Europe,...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Minister of Agriculture to Answer Brexit Questions at Livestock 2016
UK - Minister of Agriculture George Eustice MP will officially open Livestock Event, the UK industry’s leading show within the sector to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 6 July....
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
New One Day Courses from Improve Cover Emerging Areas of Veterinary Medicine
UK - Veterinary CPD provider Improve International has announced a series of new one day courses to enable veterinarians to develop their knowledge in emerging areas of veterinary medicine....
Thursday, June 02, 2016
New Online Learning from Improve Offers Flexible, Interactive CPD
GLOBAL - Veterinary CPD provider Improve International has launched a range of ‘bitesize’ online training courses for veterinary professionals wanting to gain the latest skills and knowledge...
Monday, April 18, 2016
FAI Focussing on Animal Welfare Outcome Measures
UK - Carly Scott is a researcher at FAI farms in Oxford. Here she explains the principles behind welfare outcome measures and the work her and the Science Team are doing in this field....
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Welfare in the Spotlight at 2016 Official Vet Conference
UK - 'Animal Welfare - the Role of the OV' is the theme of the 2016 Official Veterinarian (OV) Conference set to take place between the 29th and 30th September 2016. ...
Friday, February 19, 2016
Delacon Joins New Partnership to Meet Challenges in Animal Nutrition
US - Delacon announces that Land O’Lakes, Inc. animal nutrition businesses, including the new business unit, PMI Nutritional Additives, will be its exclusive partner in the United States for...
Friday, November 06, 2015
First Official Veterinarian Conference Calls for Increased Communication
UK - A call for increased information flow between the Animal and Plant Health Agency, private vets and farmers on bovine TB testing, the complexities of arranging the export of travelling horses...
Monday, February 02, 2015
Benchmark Holdings to Acquire Improve International Limited
UK - Benchmark Holdings Plc has acquired the entire issued share capital of Improve International limited, the Swindon-based veterinary continuing professional development provider. ...
Monday, January 12, 2015
Addressing Foot Rot in Sheep Through Five Steps
ANALYSIS - A five point flock management programme means farmers now have a strong chance of controlling sheep lameness levels. ...
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Maintain Lamb Performance Post Weaning
UK - Despite reliable spring grass growth and favourable conditions leading to strong lamb performance, producers are being urged to carefully manage finishing lambs post weaning as grass quality...
Monday, September 01, 2014
Sheepdog Trialling and Training Book Set For Return
GLOBAL – A champion sheep dog trainer’s view of teaching, working and trialling sheepdogs is returning to the shelves after a twelve year absence....
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
New Website for Sheep Sector
UK – Today, 5M Publishing officially launches TheSheepSite – the latest in the company's stable of agriculture and livestock oriented websites....
Friday, July 25, 2014
Study Highlights Potential to Reduce Long Term Antibiotic Usage for Sheep Lameness
UK – Sheep farmers could reduce antibiotic treatments for lameness by as much as 92 per cent within two years of implementing the practical FAI Farms Five-Point Plan to control the disease...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Redesigned Claw for Better Sheep Goat Milking
UK - UK milking equipment manufacturer, Fullwood Limited, has announced the launch of a new sheep and goat milking claw which offers improved efficiencies for high level milking parlours....

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