•   September continued where August left off with an abundance of wet grass, associated staggers risk and an abundance of parasitic challenges! Lungworm continues to bubble up and cause disease, even where there is no [...]

    11 October, 2023

  • At the time of writing we are looking at the first decent week of weather in some time, which will no doubt come with some relief - getting on with anything has been tricky. We [...]

    8 August, 2023

  • Thrums Flock Health Club is changing, find out how below. At Thrums we have run a Flock Health Club successfully for over five years, and hopefully we have achieved what we set out to do - bringing like minded [...]

    11 July, 2023

  • We are well into the allergy season when we  see an increase in the number of pets presenting with itchy skin. Seasonal allergies can cause discomfort and frustration for both pets and their owners. Also [...]

    10 July, 2023

  • The good weather throughout much of the first part of June has meant that most folk are well up to date with silage and field work. For us that meant it has been a somewhat [...]

    5 July, 2023

  • Whilst we would normally expect to see lungworm problems in cattle in the late summer and autumn, now is the time to start thinking about a prevention strategy to ensure it doesn’t affect your stock [...]

    28 June, 2023

  • You will be delighted to hear that the farm department at Thrums Vets has finally entered the age of email and going forward, over the next few months we will be phasing out the old [...]

    29 May, 2023

  • Vaccinations in sheep play a key role in protecting flock health, and in most flocks will be crucial to ensure productivity and profitability. A huge number of vaccines is available for sheep and the [...]

    25 June, 2022

  • Dog vomiting is a common concern among pet owners. In this blog post, we'll explore the causes of dog vomiting, share tips on how to stop it, discuss home remedies, and guide you on [...]

    20 June, 2022

  • This is not directly animal related but we are really pleased to now officially join the Real Living Wage movement. There are many benefits of supporting this initiative. By paying a wage that accurately reflects [...]

    15 December, 2020