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The Veterinary Blog | Verm-X

Latest Patient on Verm-X

Latest Patient on Verm-X

Thank you to Verm-X supported Raptor breeders, Stuart and Valerie Wilkinson, for sharing this lovely story of their latest patient with us:"We thought that you would like to hear about our latest casualty who is being treated with Verm-X for Raptors and we are delighted to say that he is responding ...
NICK DISCUSSES WORMWOOD, A HERB TO AVOID.

NICK DISCUSSES WORMWOOD, A HERB TO AVOID.

Lets look at some herbs that we should avoid giving to our pets... At Verm-X we take great care to use only the best and most appropriate herbs in our formulations - there are many herbs that, whilst commonly known, we avoid due to the risks they pose.  Here our Veterinary Consultant,...
Does Verm-X have any detrimental effect on dung beetles?

Does Verm-X have any detrimental effect on dung beetles?

Did you know that the dung from 12 cows would cover an acre of pasture in one year if it were not for dung beetles? When we use some chemical products on our animals to remove intestinal challenges, these products can be highly toxic to non-target insects found in dung. Artificial chemicals are slow...
Another Great Weekend for Rachael Claridge

Another Great Weekend for Rachael Claridge

Verm-X sponsored International Endurance Rider Rachael Claridge has recently done very well in the Forest of Dean - 68km completed with Choral Bey on his first outing. We are also very happy to be supporting the upcoming Boconnoc Endurance GB 2 day Ride in Cornwall on 17th and 18th June, organi...
The Main Focus of Verm-X

The Main Focus of Verm-X

The main focus of the Verm-X product range has always been to provide our customers with a completely natural and effective intestinal hygiene control product. Many of the herbs we use in our formulations also have other benefits to your animal's health, one of these being gut balancing properties. ...
WORMS AND HERBS

WORMS AND HERBS

I have a three year old black Labrador called Lucy. She is fit and well on her raw food diet, but I am uncomfortable with the routine use of chemical wormers for her. Can you suggest any way I can reduce the amount of chemicals please?   I think dogs, like humans, get too many pharma...
THE BENEFITS OF HERBS

THE BENEFITS OF HERBS

We have drugs for most problems in most species; humans, dogs, horses, cats and livestock. We know the entire human genetic structure, we understand bacteria and viruses and we no longer believe in magic potions. What possible use could there be for herbs in the modern world?   This i...
INTELLIGENT USE OF HERBS IN ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

INTELLIGENT USE OF HERBS IN ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

Nick Thompson MRCVS, Holisticvet Ltd., Bath, UK.Herbal medicine has been the very poor cousin to its' glamorous pharmaceutical relation for the last 80 years. Pharmaceuticals, as we know them, first appeared in the 1900s with sulpha antibiotics, Asprin, digitalis and nitroglycerine. Then in ...
HEN HEALTH

HEN HEALTH

Firstly, let's look at what makes hens healthy and what makes them ill.Hens need:  Shelter for protection from weather and protection from predators An enriched environment to prevent boredom  Quality food, clean water and grit Good standard of hygiene and provision of b...