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New experiences help puppies prepare for their futures
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Chatter box HM The Queen, accompanied by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, has officially unveiled ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s brand new Centre for Elephant Care.

Set amidst 30 acres of rolling paddocks, the custom-designed Centre for Elephant Care is the new home for the Zoo’s herd of nine Asian elephants.

The Centre will provide more than 700m² of indoor space and contains an array of elephant-friendly features, including dimming lights to mimic night-time and one metre-deep soft sand flooring.  Chatter box

Equine News
Untreated water 'could be source of EHV'
Untreated water 'could be source of EHV'

Equine herpesvirus remains infectious for three weeks - study
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FEI and EquiRatings partner on risk analysis
FEI and EquiRatings partner on risk analysis

Collaboration to focus on welfare in Eventing and Endurance
Website offers ‘go-to’ resource for equine research
Website offers ‘go-to’ resource for equine research

VetReact is a source of evidence based research on clinical best practice
Equine racing fatalities ‘at record low’
Equine racing fatalities ‘at record low’

Figures show fatalities in 0.18 per cent of runners in 2015
Blue Cross launches appeal for horse toys
Blue Cross launches appeal for horse toys

Toys will support mental health and development
Equine industry debates impact of Brexit
Equine industry debates impact of Brexit

National Equine Forum discusses today's most pressing matters
New appeal to save donkeys from drought
New appeal to save donkeys from drought

Brooke launches JustGiving campaign
Redwings report provides new insights on strangles
Redwings report provides new insights on strangles

Owners willing to improve biosecurity, but myths persist
Equine health initiative launches
Equine health initiative launches

Initiative aims to review and translate the latest research
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New manual to help producers use medicines responsibly

A new manual to help sheep and beef producers use medicines responsibly has been published by AHDB Beef & Lamb.

The Better Returns Programme manual, Using Medicines Correctly for Better Returns, outlines the key principles when using medicines on the farm.

It includes making sure the medicine and correct dose is used at the right time, and that it is stored and administered correctly. It also explains the importance of using antibiotics and anthelmintics responsibly to avoid the build up of resistance.

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