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State of the art Dairy Centre at Sutton Bonington Campus

This video takes you behind the scenes at the University's new Dairy Centre – part of the £27.7m national Centre of Innovation in Livestock (CIEL). The Centre for Dairy Science…

From  Debs Storey on May 10th, 2018 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Bovine Musculoskeletal Examination

This video demonstrates how to perform a basic musculoskeletal examination of cattle. It includes assessing the cow during movement and under restraint using a halter or cattle crush. It emphasises…

From  Debs Storey on May 8th, 2018 0 likes 69 plays 0  

UK vet attitudes to pain and painkillers in cattle

Associate Professor Chris Hudson highlights some of the key findings from a recently published paper exploring attitudes to pain and analgesia amongst cattle vets in the UK. See the full article at…

From  Debs Storey on November 6th, 2017 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Research explained: Risk of iatrogenic damage to the sciatic nerve in dairy cattle

Associate Professor Wendela Wapenaar highlights some of the key findings from a recently published paper assessing the risk of damaging the sciatic nerve in dairy cattle after injection in the…

From  Debs Storey on November 6th, 2017 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Abdominal examination in ruminants

This brief video demonstrates the key points to include in a basic examination of the gastrointestinal tract in ruminants. Particularly including percussion and auscultation for a displaced…

From  Debs Storey on October 10th, 2017 0 likes 177 plays 0  

Hypocalcaemia in cattle: intravenous (IV) injection practical

Learn how to use a flutter valve and inject a cow with milk fever intravenously (IV) using a simulation model. Produced by: Herd Health Group at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science (SVMS),…

From  Wendela Wapenaar on October 10th, 2016 0 likes 109 plays 0  

Farm vet skills training at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science; Year 1, Wk2, Oct 2016

Learn how we train our students in their practical skills right from the start of the course. This week we teach how to use a flutter valve and inject a cow with milk fever intravenously (IV) using a…

From  Wendela Wapenaar on October 10th, 2016 0 likes 61 plays 0