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Calves on pasture
Article
Drenching Calves
21 Dec 2020

With the temperatures rising, parasites will be increasing in numbers too. Internal parasites (also known as worms) live in the gut...

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Emma Cuttance & cows
Article
Is failure of passive transfer affecting
21 Dec 2020

Dr. Emma Cuttance visited us recently to discuss FPT in calves. Failure of passive transfer in dairy calves is associated with greater...

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healthy cow hooves
Article
Healthy Hooves
21 Dec 2020

Healthy Hoof programme focuses on the prevention of lameness, providing information and training that will have a positive impact on...

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Cows
Article
Balancing Trace Elements
21 Dec 2020

Cattle will be both healthier and perform better with appropriate supplementation of key trace elements - are they getting the righ

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Brittany Buchanan and Grant Heatherington - Weight it up
Article
Weigh It Up
21 Dec 2020

An exciting new partnership with VetSouth and Weigh It Up. For a number of years now, Grant Heatherington has been servicing the Deep...

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up close cow face
Article
Preparation for Scanning
21 Dec 2020

Large Animal Vet Claire shares her top tips for an easy scan. There’s a lot going on when heifers and cows are getting scanned....

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Vet Sunita McGrath in front of vet car
Article
Scanning with Sunni
21 Dec 2020

We talk all things scanning with large animal vet, Sunita McGrath. With our dairy and beef scanning seasons coming up, the team is...

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Fly Blow on leaf
Article
Fly Blow in the South: prevalence, preve
01 Dec 2020

Flystrike is the most important external parasite of sheep in New Zealand, and yes, it's definitely in Southland.

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Lambs jumping
Article
FEC - Drench Check
01 Dec 2020

“The objective of worm management is to minimize the impact of worms on animal performance while minimizing the selection for dre

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Rams in trailer
Article
Ram Run
01 Dec 2020

With Summer just around the corner and mating following soon after, in February you will find many of our vets behind large numbe

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Article
Better genes through stud selection
01 Dec 2020

When it comes to genes and stud selection, what is your top priority?

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Sheep on pasture
Article
Quarantine Drenching: Rams
01 Dec 2020

Remembering to quarantine drench rams when they come on farm can be the biggest advantage to avoiding drench resistance.

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