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Farmers’ Focus October 2018

Daffodils Are Not The Only  Things Emerging This Spring As we start to welcome Spring and warmer weather, so too …

Paws & Claws Spring 2018

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Spring Is In The Air! Spring is here and summer is just around the corner which makes us think of   …

Farmers’ Focus September 2018

Mastitis – a better way? With the current focus on antimicrobial resistance, new research is being done on ways to …

Left Displaced Abomasum (LDA) In Dairy Cows

Left Displaced Abomasum (LDA) In Dairy Cows Do you ever get those cows who just slowly drop of their milk …

Disbudding Calves

Disbudding Calves Most of you will have all your replacement calves on the ground by now, so if you haven’t …

Bearings/Vaginal Prolapses in Sheep

Bearings/Vaginal Prolapses in Sheep What is it? A bearing/vaginal prolapse is when the vagina is pushed by the ewe to …

Farmers’ Focus August 2018

Calf Scours Calf scours is a frustrating, expensive and time consuming problem. Causes There are many different causes of calf …

Calving Tips

Aim: To identify calving cows quicker, intervene sooner, have more live calves, fewer dead/rotten calvings and damaged cows. What are …

Paws & Claws – Winter

Winter Is Here! While we don’t have snow in Northland we still have cold wind and plenty of rain. Cats …

Keep An Eye Out For Eye Cancer

Keep An Eye Out For Eye Cancer Why do cows get eye cancers? As in humans UV rays can cause …