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Mud Fever

What is mud fever? Mud fever (also known as pastern dermatitis) is a common condition of the lower limbs, especially the …

Foaling Down

Before foaling season it is a good idea to have a good grasp of what is normal leading up to, …

Benefit From Eprinex

Cows not treated at calving may still benefit from a treatment with EPRINEX®  It is well recognised that body condition …

Holiday Food and Your Pet

As the holidays approach, I always say to my kids “no trips to hospital”. This also applies to our pets – …

Skin Allergies in Cats and Dogs

Allergies occur when the immune system overreacts to a foreign body or allergen. In dogs and cats skin allergies present …

Fleas, Sex and Blood Meals

Fleas, Sex and Blood Meals A gripping headline for what can be a horrifying experience for some. As temperatures rise things …

Dental Problems in the Cat and Dog

When did you last look in your pet’s mouth ? And why should you? Pets are very good at hiding …

Detect dirty cows early

Dirty cows cost you income by not cycling or conceiving, leading to fewer days in milk and a higher empty …

Copper deficiency in cattle

copper deficiency

Copper levels have to be low for several months before deficiency signs are noted, so the aim is to maintain …

Strategies for reducing environmental mastitis

environmental mastitis

Some strategies that can help reduce environmental mastitis are: Teat Spraying – all quarters, every milking, all season. Cover the …