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2021: Year of the turkey

Dopharma has chosen 2021 as Year of the Turkey. In this year we will focus on turkey, as an animal which is not always in the spot light. Turkeys are important as food producing animals but they are also very special. One of our slogans is that turkeys are not big chickens and this certainly […]

A heifer with diarrhoea at this time of year: have you checked for Paramphistomosis?

Parasitic infections are considered a significant and very common problem in relation to animal health, particularly for grazing ruminants. As veterinarians, when we refer to internal parasites we mainly think of gastro-intestinal worms, lung worms and liver flukes. We rarely, if ever, consider paramphistomatidae or rumen flukes. Nevertheless, these flatworms – that settle in the […]

Distocur; don’t you also want to treat your dairy cattle against liver fluke during lactation and the entire non-lactating period?

Dairy farms that put their cows out to pasture or feed them fresh grass may be affected by liver fluke sooner or later. Liver fluke is gaining ground in Western Europe. More infections are being reported in the Netherlands and Belgium, too. Death caused by liver fluke is almost unheard of in cattle. Does that […]