Does Age of Castration Affect Daily Weight Gain in Beef Cattle?

This week, by popular demand, we have an article for our farmers.  Castration is a relatively common procedure involving beef cattle in many parts of the world, including our own.  Castration is performed mainly to control breeding and reduce fighting in the herd.  Another useful outcome is that the reduction in aggression of the animal … Continue reading Does Age of Castration Affect Daily Weight Gain in Beef Cattle?

What’s the Weirdest Animal Treated by Downe Vets

What’s the Weirdest Animal Treated by Downe Vets?A question that I often get asked at parties is “What’s the weirdest animal you have treated?” When asked this question, I often pause, knock back my cosmopolitan cocktail and start picking my teeth with the little umbrella from the glass.  I need this stitch in time because … Continue reading What’s the Weirdest Animal Treated by Downe Vets