A team of highly skilled and experienced technicians who work alongside our vets to optimise farm animal health and production
Jen is an experienced member of the Torch team and part of a fourth generation Devonshire farming family. Jen runs her own small holding as well as helping out on her parents’ beef farm.
Matt’s background is on his family’s farm; rearing calves and managing a ewe lamb business. He completed a Level 3 Beef & Sheep Management course at Duchy College.
Along with her family, Jenny runs a 180 pedigree Jersey herd calving in an autumn block. Jenny has a degree in Agriculture & Animal Science from Harper Adams.
Kate and her family run a beef and sheep farm on Exmoor. Kate joined Torch on the SWSBS team and organises the Sheep AI and embryo transfer.
In 2005 Jemma completed a BSc in Animal Science & Welfare and more recently became an R-SQP Animal Medicines Advisor.
Our technician services have been developed to assist our veterinary team provide a range of comprehensive animal health services to Torch clients including:
Mastitis Control / Mastitis Tracker
Selective dry cow management
Youngstock Health Services / Calf Tracker
Blood sampling and weight monitoring
Surveillance sampling e.g. BVD & Johnes checks
AI and ET services as part of SWSBS
Surveillance sampling e.g. abortion & metabolic profiles
Sample collection for routine faecal egg counting
Ear tag numbers & handling
It is our aim to work as part of your team of advisors to ensure good quality healthcare that is value for money.
Independent vets, dedicated care
Utilising a wealth of experience within our team, we provide our farming community with the support, advice and clinical expertise required to drive efficiency and profitability on their farm