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Are You Losing Sleep Over Your Dog’s Itching?

Are you losing sleep over your dog’s itching? Occasional itching is a normal protective mechanism. But when itching causes your …

What is Brown and Sticky?

What is Brown and Sticky? The answer is, of course, A STICK! Throwing sticks for dogs to chase is a …

Calf Rearing

Calf Rearing In the interests of good calf rearing Ross has plagiarized the DairyNZ website linked to the “Codes of …

Healthy Horses – Equine Newsletter April 2016

Retirement of David Cairns As most of you will be well aware this moment has been expected for a little …

Dry Cow Therapy Considerations

mastitis issues

Dry Cow Therapy Considerations Every herd’s mastitis situation, and therefore the control approach to be taken, differs, including the use …

Species Appropriate Fencing

Species Appropriate Fencing What is the biggest preventable animal welfare issue that as a Veterinarian I have to deal with? …

Rain Scald

Rain Scald Rain scald, or rain rot, is also called streptothricosis and is caused by the fungal organism Dermatophilus congolensi. The …

Does It Do What It Says On The Tin?

Many people choose a brand over a generic product because they expect to get higher value with a better quality …

Should She Stay or Should She Go?

Calving pattern has one of the biggest influences on herd fertility; culling is a chance for you to influence next …

Parvovirus in Dogs

Parvovirus in Dogs Every summer we see an increase in Parvovirus in dogs in Northland, and this year it seems …