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Herd health

We make your herd’s health our priority, and provide proactive veterinary care for beef and dairy cattle.

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Flock health

We have the knowledge and experience to help you improve your flock’s health and performance.

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Gamebird Health

A range of veterinary services are now available for game bird keepers.

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Welcome to Farm Veterinary Solutions

At FVS, we take a proactive approach to help you ensure the good health and performance of your dairy and beef cattle, sheep flocks and gamebirds.

Disease prevention is always the goal: it helps ensure animals can reach their performance potential, and is in the best interests of animal welfare. It’s also the best strategy for keeping medicine bills low!

We are happy to share our knowledge with you on-farm, and regularly hold technical meetings on topics such as foot-trimming, mastitis control and youngstock rearing. We can also provide practical training courses for you and your staff, on topics such as veterinary emergency treatments.

As a member of XLVets, we are part of a community of over 50 independently-owned and progressive practices. This gives us the opportunity to gain from the knowledge and skills in other vet practices and ensure we deliver high standards of veterinary care. And our farm clients benefit directly from competitive medicine costs.

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Latest News

Lean Management and Better Forage for Dairy Herds

You are warmly invited to a meeting given by the AHDB on: 

Dairy Lean Management and Better Forage

To be held on Wednesday 31st January at Scalford Hall Hotel in Melton Mowbray (LE14 4UB)

There will be 2 guest speakers on the day:

Cheshire dairy farmer and grasslands contractor Phil Asbury will talk about his experience of improving his business by using lean management.

Then Keith Davis, who farms in Gloucestershire, will explain how he has saved money in feed costs by adapting rotational grazing tactics for silage.

Welland Valley Sheep Evening on 18th January

We are holding a Welland Valley Sheep evening on Thursday 18th January at 7pm at the Falcon Hotel in Uppingham (LE15 9PY).

Come along and hear independent sheep consultant Lesley Stubbings present on 'Utilising ewe body condition to maximise performance', followed by ram breeder Jamie Wild on 'how using teaser rams can be cost-effecitve'.

There will also be a panel discussion with Lesley, John Bland and FVS vet Mike Thorne. You can come and ask any questions of this panel of experts - for free!

Lambing Workshops to be held: January 24th and 31st

We are holding 2 lambing workshops in January.

Join our farm vets to discuss key topics that will help you prepare for lambing time. A short presentation will be followed by practical demonstrations and a chance to practice the skills yourself.

The workshops will start at 7pm and be held:

  • Wednesday 24th January at the Melton Branch

Kings Veterinary Centre, 1-3 Kings Road, Melton Mowbray. LE13 1QF


FVS Newsletters

Summer 2017 Newsletter

Featured in this newsletter are: Bovine Ischaemic Teat Necrosis, the benefits of using Fever Tags, changes in Farm Tractor Assurance standards, and how to keep control of lameness in sheep flocks. There's also an insight into what vet Mike Thorne has been doing in Africa.


Livestock Matters

Autumn 2017

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