Anna Gerard

Anna graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2015, she worked in mixed practice in Cornwall for a year before deciding small animals were not for her! Since joining the Livestock Partnership, she has enjoyed working on all aspects of farm practice and has a particular interest in infectious disease and health planning. She is currently involved in the BVD stamp it out scheme and the beef discussion group.

Heat stress

As the climate changes in the UK its worth considering the impact of heat stress on cattle in particular dairy cattle. Heat stress occurs when the environmental temperature humidity index >70; something that currently doesn’t happen very often but potentially could become more of an issue in the next few years.    Heat stress causes a …

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