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Farm vets are on the front-line of agriculture, helping to ensure the UK’s livestock are in tip-top condition and the best of health.

Don’t miss our new Vetspective for Vets podcast, featuring some of VetPartners’ best-known farm vets and their expert guests, who’ll be sharing their expertise, knowledge and experience from being part of the best and most advanced clinical service in the UK.

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Farm vets are on the front-line of agriculture, helping to ensure the UK’s livestock are in tip-top condition and the best of health.

Don’t miss our new Vetspective for Vets podcast, featuring some of VetPartners’ best-known farm vets and their expert guests, who’ll be sharing their expertise, knowledge and experience from being part of the best and most advanced clinical service in the UK.

    BVD - How to Engage with Farmers

    BVD - How to Engage with Farmers

    Bovine Viral Diarrhoea, better known as BVD, is a highly contagious viral disease, affecting cattle farmers across the country and an issue UK vets are challenged with on a daily basis. In the third episode of the Vetspective for Vets podcast, our hosts Claire and Ami delve into this testing subject with their guest Matt Yarnall from Boehringer-Ingelheim (BI), discussing how vets can engage with UK farmers to ensure they're aware of the best course of action to prevent, treat and ultimately work together to eradicate this concerning and costly disease.

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    • 31 min
    Lambing - Never Too Soon To Think About It

    Lambing - Never Too Soon To Think About It

    Across the country, winter is setting in, with some farmers now be turning their attention the prospect of early lambing. Our hosts Ami Sawran and Claire Whittle are joined by vet Sharminda Lockwood, in the second episode of the Vetspective for Vets podcast, to discuss this important and imminent subject, and identify what farmers need to know now. 

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    • 34 min
    Mental Health On-Farm

    Mental Health On-Farm

    In the inaugural episode of VetPartners Vetspective for Vets podcast, we delve into one of the most important, and often overlooked, aspects of a vet's role; mental health. Our hosts Ami Sawran and Claire Whittle, and their guest, expert vet David Anderson, exploring the challenges faced by vets on-farm each day and share their experiences.

    Please find links and phone numbers below to all the supporting websites discussed in our podcast.

    Vet Life: https://www.vetlife.org.uk 0303 0402551

    Farming Community Network: https://fcn.org.uk 0300 0111999 

    Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI): https://rabi.org.uk 0808 2819490 

    FCN Helpline: https://www.farminghelp.co.uk 0300 0111999. The Farming Help partnership is a collaboration between The Addington Fund, The Farming Community Network, R.A.B.I, RSABI and Forage Aid and is supported by The Prince’s Countryside Fund.

    The Mind Matters Initiative: https://www.vetmindmatters.org/  

    Samaritans: https://www.samaritans.org/ or call 116123

    • 36 min

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