Microbiology

At Oldcastle Laboratories we aim to provide an accessible, efficient, quality assured testing service which fulfills your regulatory...

Mastitis

Mastitis is a significant disease that affects all dairy herds. The disease may induce changes in the appearance...

PARASITOLOGY

While  a well-structured worming programme may control the parasitological burden on many farms, there is no doubt that...

FEED & FERTILISER

Feed costs represent the largest annual operating cost for most commercial farming enterprises. In order to maintain an...

BVD SCHEME

  Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) is a highly contagious viral disease of cattle that can be transmitted as...

WATER TESTING

With the increased costs associated with water metering in Ireland, many homeowners are reassessing the use of private...

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC

Cattle Sera and milk can be tested for viral antibodies to screen animals for freedom from infection or...

SOIL SAMPLING

Results of soil analysis are only as good as the sample on which they are based. A sample...

PIG VETERINARY SERVICES

Oldcastle Laboratories provides specialist pig veterinary services to an Irish and international clientele. The practice services the intensive...

WART ADJUVANT ANTISERUM

Warts can occur anywhere on the body but are most commonly seen in the head and neck area....

SALMONELLA SOW VACCIN

The benefits of  vaccinating sows as part of an overall Salmonella control  programme have been demonstrated in many...

FLUOROQUINOLONES & ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

Fluoroquinolones represent a class of antimicrobial which is most important in the treatment of severe and invasive infections...

HYPODERMIC NEEDLE RECOMMENDATIONS

Piglet 1-21 days 20-21 x 5/8″ Piglet 22 days to weaning 18 x ¾” Weaners (10-35kg) 18 x...

PUBLICATION

Research and technical reports autumn 13, Research and technical reports report spring 2014, Research and technical reports Rev...

MILK TESTING

Milk Testing Available: Butterfat Content ● Protein ● Full Milk Profile Somatic Cell Count ● Total Bacteria Count

BVD Testing

Your Local laboratory now designated for national BVD eradication programme

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