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Dylan Oliver

Dylan Oliver

Receptionist & TB Administrator

Dylan joined the Farm Animal Practice as an Administrator in July 2023 after graduating with a master’s degree in Zoology at the University of Bristol. He is passionate about animals, be it caring for his dog and tortoise or studying invertebrate communities in forests. He enjoys playing music and is currently the guitarist of a punk band.

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Andrea Turner

Farm Animal Clinical Lead

Andrea Turner

Farm Animal Clinical Lead

BA VetMB MRCVS DipECBHM

Andrea Turner qualified from the University of Cambridge in 2011, after which she completed a production animal internship at the RVC before spending some time in practice in the south-East of England. For the past 8 years Andrea has worked as a farm animal clinician at Langford vets; a first opinion farm practice associated with the University of Bristol and became the lead clinician of the practice in February 2022. Andrea holds qualifications to deliver training and support to farmers with a number of industry initiatives including ‘Action Johnes’ and ‘Milksure’ and particularly enjoys herd health focusing on fertility and infectious disease control in both cows and calves.

As well as working as a clinician, Andrea is part of the Bristol Veterinary School’s Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Force research group and is the main point of liaison between the University of Bristol’s farm animal research group and Langford farm animal practice. Andrea’s particular research interests focus on measuring, monitoring and influencing AMR on dairy farms as well as promoting responsible antimicrobial use across the agriculture sector.

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Diane Leggo

Farm Animal Practice Manager

Diane Leggo

Farm Animal Practice Manager

RVN

Diane joined Langford Vet Practice at Langford Vets in 2006 and became Head Nurse in 2011. She completed her Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Nursing in 2015. Diane enjoyed leading the nursing team and is passionate about delivering optimum care to patients. Diane's special interests include medical nursing, preventative healthcare and puppy behaviour. In July 2021 Diane took on the new challenge of Farm Animal Practice Manager.

Julie Macfarlane

Farm Animal Clinician

Julie Macfarlane

Farm Animal Clinician

BVSc DBR MRCVS

Julie graduated from the University of Bristol in 2000 and worked in mixed farm animal practice in North Wales, and then mid Wales, where she gained extensive experience working with dairy, beef and sheep. In 2010 she took up a residency in farm animal science at University of Liverpool gaining a diploma in Bovine reproduction. Her specialist interest lies in bovine reproduction and calf rearing. Away from work Julie is kept busy by her young family and is a keen rugby supporter having retired from her own playing career.

https://www.bristol.ac.uk/people/person/Julie-Macfarlane-be372eca-e1d8-405a-b53d-451ee108237b/

Sarah Wood

Farm Animal Clinician

Sarah Wood

Farm Animal Clinician

BSc (hons) BVSc MRCVS DipECBHM FHEA

Sarah graduated from the University of Bristol in 2010 before joining the practice as an intern, and she liked it here so much she has stayed on. Her main interests are in monitoring dairy herd performance with data analysis and continuing education through farmers meetings. Outside of work Sarah enjoys hill walking, camping and baking cakes.

https://research-information.bris.ac.uk/en/persons/sarah-wood
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