Vetster option 02 (Blog)


Geronimo the alpaca: bTB or not bTB?
Animal Welfare
Geronimo the alpaca: bTB or not bTB?
You’ve probably heard in the news about Geronimo the alpaca, whose owner has recently lost a three year battle against an order to euthanase him due to positive tuberculosis tests. So we asked farm vet Cassandra Longhi-B…
August 16, 2021 • 95 shares
Why Do Dairy Farmers Kill Male Calves?
Animal Welfare
Why Do Dairy Farmers Kill Male Calves?
Our desire to know where our food is coming from, as well as our strong love of animal rights, has resulted in the UK farming industry coming under increased scrutiny in recent years. Many practices that have been common…
January 22, 2021 • 430 shares • 2 comments
News and Comment
Killing badgers: a necessary evil or the unwarranted destruction of a scapegoat?
Badgers are at the centre of one of the biggest rural controversies of our time. On the one hand, many farmers  see them as disease-carrying pests that need to be controlled in the same way as urban dwellers control rat…
July 10, 2015 • 1 shares • 4 comments
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