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What do you know about the use of homeopathy on farms?

Monday, November 5th, 2018

The Langford Trust is proud to support a world renown team of vets and scientists at Bristol Vet School  who are making huge inroads towards solving the Anti Microbial Resistance problems for animals and humans. This team now has an opportunity to look at the impact of homeopathy on the attitudes of farmers and veterinary surgeons towards conventional medicine […]

Andrew Sheppy. 1 April 1949 – 9 May 2017

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

There are many ways in which your path may have crossed with Shep.   He was probably Andrew to you if you knew him through music, family, church or the village of Congresbury.  Shep was the farmer. A man with a deep love of all things agricultural and vast knowledge of the genetics of all his rare breeds.  Poultry, sheep, cattle and […]

Unique Christmas Cards

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

  We are very excited by this year’s new Christmas Card designs.         Anne Turner has designed another corker especially for us. The Snowy Herdwick, is a fabulous card that we are sure will be as popular with you as it is here in the office.   We have also been extremely fortunate to have two more unique […]

Langford Trust Winter Newsletter

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Check out more news from the Langford Trust by reading the winter newsletter.​ Click to download the newsletter

Steps towards prompt diagnosis of feline haemoplasmas

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

What are feline haemoplasmas? Feline haemoplasmas are small bacteria that cause haemolytic anaemia (destruction of red blood cells) in cats. Transmission is not fully understood but thought to involve blood-sucking parasites and/or aggressive contact. Haemoplasmas cannot be grown in the laboratory so studying their biology and interaction with the host immune system poses a unique […]

How important is research in veterinary nursing to animal welfare?

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

How important is research in veterinary nursing to animal welfare? Kate Sparksman, a veterinary nurse developing a new test for joint infections in dogs explains. I am a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) and just over a year ago, with funding from The Primrose Trust, through the Langford Trust, I embarked on a Masters by Research […]

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Monday, November 28th, 2016

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Investigating the Immune Response to Feline Coronavirus

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

What is feline coronavirus? Feline coronavirus is a virus that is present in almost all cat populations worldwide. In the majority of cats, feline coronavirus causes only mild disease and the cat will go on to recover completely. However, in a small proportion of infected cats, a deadly disease known as ‘feline infectious peritonitis’ will […]

Working towards identifying the receptor for Type 1 feline coronavirus

Monday, August 15th, 2016

What is feline coronavirus? Feline coronavirus is a virus that is present in almost all cat populations worldwide. In the majority of cats, feline coronavirus causes only mild disease and the cat will go on to recover completely. However, in a small proportion of infected cats, a deadly disease known as ‘feline infectious peritonitis’ will […]

Badminton 2017/18

Monday, August 15th, 2016

      A busy five days with plenty of dogs ‘visiting’. We were overflowing during the exciting show jumping final; as I am sure everyone on the estate could hear!! It is always a joy to welcome our ‘regulars’ back each year and to catch up with those of you who we only get […]

Langford Equine Sports Medicine Centre

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

At the Langford Equine Sports Medicine Centre we advise and treat a high number of competition and racehorses. Many owners and trainers prefer that information relating to their horses’ remain confidential and we consider it very important to protect that. As a result, most of our successes are not reported in the media. However, in […]

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