January 2022 Newsletter

Avian Influenza Update Cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza continue to appear; at the time of writing this newsletter, the latest cases of H5N1 were in Hampshire, Lincolnshire and Norfolk. Please remain vigilant and ring us if you think that your birds may be suffering from Avian Influenza; we have been involved in a number… Read more »

Avian Influenza Outbreak 2021: What does this mean for gamebirds?

In the latest ‘The Expert View’ blog post on ShootHub by GunsOnPegs (sponsored by PHS), PHS’s Lead Vet in the Northwest, Alex Royden, explains what the current outbreak of Avian Influenza in the UK means for the game bird industry. Click here to read the blog post. If you have any questions or would like to discuss… Read more »

December 2021 Newsletter

Wishing all of our clients a Mery Christmas & a Happy New Year Goodbye 2021 and Hello 2022! After 2020, we didn’t think 2021 could have any more surprises in store for us! Yet throughout this year and across the poultry industry, we have been grappling with the changes to exports brought about by Brexit,… Read more »

The Game Vet’s Case Book – The 2021 Rearing Season

In the latest ‘The Expert View’ blog post on ShootHub by GunsOnPegs (sponsored by PHS), PHS’s Lead Gamebird Vet, Will Ingham, has been looking back at the 2021 rearing season and highlights some trends and interesting cases. Click here to read the blog post. If you have any questions or would like to discuss game bird health… Read more »

November 2021 Newsletter

IMPORTANT – NEW ADDRESS FOR YOUR SALMONELLA SAMPLES On Monday 11th October all the accredited testing moved from Biobest Laboratories to our new in-house laboratory: Newbridge Scientific. With immediate effect, please make sure that all your Salmonella samples are sent to the new address: Newbridge Scientific, 1 Melville Park, Newbridge Industrial Estate, Clifton Hall Road,… Read more »

October 2021 Newsletter

Exciting Laboratory News Newbridge Scientific is the new in-house poultry laboratory for Poultry Health Services in Edinburgh. In the next few weeks, you will receive confirmation of the moving of services from Biobest Milton to Newbridge Scientific, along with new submission forms and pre-paid labels, where required. Newbridge Scientific has two laboratories – one currently… Read more »

Changes to Red Tractor Standards

From 1st November 2021, Red Tractor are changing their standards. We’ve summarised the key actions you need to be aware of and how we can help in a handy table, which you can view here. . .

Looking back at the rearing season

If you want to improve, grow, and be profitable, then spending time assessing and reviewing the season is crucial. In the latest ‘The Expert View’ blog post on ShootHub by GunsOnPegs (sponsored by PHS), PHS’s Lead Gamebird Vet, Will Ingham, has been looking at how to assess the past rearing season. What went well? What… Read more »

September 2021 Newsletter

Exciting Laboratory News Newbridge Scientific is the new in-house poultry laboratory for Poultry Health Services. In the next few weeks, you will receive confirmation of the moving of services from Biobest Milton to Newbridge Scientific along with new submission forms and pre-paid labels, where required. Newbridge Scientific has two laboratories – one currently based at… Read more »