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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 …

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 …

Paws & Claws Autumn 2018

 Autumn Reminders Canine Cough We have another outbreak of Canine Cough in Whangarei at the moment.  Ensure your dog’s vaccinations …

Facial Eczema

Facial Eczema What is Facial Eczema? The fungus Pithomyces Chartarum grows in dead litter at the base of pasture. When …

Bovine Viral Diarrhoea

Persistently Infected (PI) breeding bulls are a significant threat to the reproductive performance of breeding cattle. Effects of BVD infection …

Raw Food vs Commercial Diets

The Real Story By Vet Jane Nichols Dr Nick Cave, head of Companion Animal Nutrition at Massey University, states that …

Round Worms & Puppies

As vets we talk a lot about worms & how important it is to ensure that your dog is regularly …