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Job Vacancy - Farm Vet Wanted

Job Vacancy - Farm Vet Wanted

Come join us in Shropshire Hills – Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 

Genuinely good mix of dairy, beef and sheep work. Emphasis on work-life balance. 4 DAY WORKING WEEK, 1:4 rota. Very little TB testing. Friendly team, your voice is heard. All the usual toys. Fullyequipped van. All levels of experience considered.

For more details call Stapeley Vets on 01743 891855 and speak to Benno or Dominique. Check us out at Email:

Schmallenberg Virus

Recently a few of our sheep clients had the unpleasant encounter with Schmallenberg virus.

Sudden Death in Suckler Cows on Grass

Over the last month the practice has seen several sudden deaths in suckler cows out on grass only.

Barley Poisoning in Beef Bulls

It was a call out to Farmer X with a brief history of 3 dead bulls found in the straw yard and 2 further bulls looking very bad.

The Biting Cow, July 2012

Case Study July 2012

I was called out to Farmer J on Tuesday evening who is running a dairy herd. On the phone the farmer told me he had a poorly cow.