Poland | Swietokrzyskie | Monthly Report April: Farm Animal Service (FAS)

Wola Zamkowa. A happy farmer and a happy horse in brand new stable.

Our FAS team visits the farm in Wola Zamkowa again to check on the lame mare. So far, we do not see any progress. This is our fourth visit in total. Because our latest treatment does not work, we decide to look deeper into the hoof. Finally, we find an abscess located almost one centimetre underneath the hoof sole. We clean the wound and apply a…

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Poland | Swietokrzyskie | Monthly report March: Farm Animal Service (FAS)

Nowy Jawor. This foal needs training in picking up the leg.

Our FAS team visits the farm in Wzdol to check on the infrastructure that can be accessed by farm animals in emergency cases. Polish municipalities are obligated by law to prepare such spots. The place is big enough to accommodate over a dozen farm animals. However, it needs cleaning and small renovations. Next, our farriers control the farm in…

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Poland | Swietokrzyskie | Monthly Report February: Farm Animal Service (FAS)

Czastkow. We trimm the hooves of a lame mare.

Our FAS team still treats the canker in one of the hooves of a mare in Brody. This is one of the most difficult and demanding cases in our work. We change the treatment method yet again, and additionally draw the hoof profile to prepare special horse shoes with a plate to hold the dressing. This will improve the protection of the fragile and…

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Poland | Voivodship Swietokrzyskie | Monthly Report January: Farm Animal Service (FAS)

Our first visit on a farm in Bieliny. We are trimming a the hooves of a lame colt.

This month, our FAS team visited 15 farms, trimmed the hooves of 15 horses and the claws of one cow. Also, ten horses were dewormed. Several lame animals need urgent help of our farriers. First, we are going to a lame cow in Paprocice. During trimming we find an abscess. We clean and disinfect the wound. Next, we are going to a farm in Bieliny. We…

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Poland | Swietokrzyskie | Monthly Report: December Farm Animal Service (FAS)

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[Translate to English:] Stara Słupia. Kostenlose Pflege der Hufe als Gegenleistung zum Streichen der Wände.

This month, our Polish farriers have visited farms 22 times. They have trimmed hooves of 21 horses and corrected teeth of one foal. Four horses have been dewormed and one bull had his skin infection treated. First, we are going to Wola Zamkowa. There, a mare needs regular trimming. If her hooves are not trimmed in time, she injures herself with her…

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Polen | Woiwodschaft Heiligkreuz | Monatsbericht November Farm Animal Service


Makoszyn. Ausschneiden der Klauen eines lahmenden Bullen.

Im November besuchen unsere polnischen Hufschmiede 15 Bauernhöfe, einige davon mehrmals. Sie kümmern sich um die Hufpflege von 17 Pferden und die Klauen eines Bullen. Lahmende und kranke Tiere werden wie immer zuerst behandelt. Dieses Mal benötigen fünf Tiere unsere Hilfe besonders dringend. In Brody wechseln wir erneut den Verband eines Pferdes,…

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Poland | Voivodship Swietokrzyskie | Monthly report July: Farm Animal Service

Niedospielin - Cleaning the wound on mare’s leg.

Our farriers have visited 17 farms, trimmed 10 horses and 1 cow. They have also dewormed one mare. Two new contracts were signed. New participants of the FAS programme are requested to fulfill several tasks. For example, in Szerzawy the farmer needs to fix and clean stable windows and dog’s kennel. Our team has been asked to check a lame mare in…

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Poland | Voivodship Swietokrzyskie | Monthly Report June: Farm Animal Service (FAS)

In Podgorze we apply an antiparasitic agent for the dogs.

In June, our Polish farriers visited 15 farms, trimmed 9 horses and dewormed 1 mare. They have signed three new contracts with farmers in Swieradowice, Psary Podlazy and Nowy Skoszyn. The farm in Swieradowice is one we used to visit in the past. We have not been here for a while and we are happy to see big changes since our last visit: two new…

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Poland | Voivodship Swietokrzyskie | Monthly report November FAS

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[Translate to English:] Erste Verträge mit Tierhaltern sind unterzeichnet.



In November, our FAS team in Poland started implementing new formula of Farm Animal Service programme. Our goal is to increase effectiveness of improving animal living conditions at Polish farms in swietokrzyskie region. We want to encourage owners of farms where improvement was needed, but motivation to change was lacking. In the new FAS…

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