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staff observing and identifing lame cows
Article
Lame Cows
09 Apr 2021

Lameness is one of the major animal health issues on dairy farms in New Zealand.

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Youngstock in a paddock
Article
Youngstock Preparation for Winter
09 Apr 2021

Here are a few things to consider heading into our most challenging growing period... winter.

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Article
Intensive Winter Grazing (IWG)
09 Apr 2021

Where are we now?

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Cows in a shed
Article
Remote Digital Autopsy (RDA)
09 Apr 2021

A handy service for farmers needing a quick answer and find out "what went wrong".

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Cow dry off cartoon
Article
What Needs To Be Done Before Dry Off?
09 Apr 2021

With the end of the season coming, we catch up with vet Joel to work out what you need to have dialled in before you can hang up the

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Cows in milking shed autumn
Article
Drying Off with VetSouth? Easy.
09 Apr 2021

With winter just around the corner and the season winding down, we have some useful tips for a smooth dry off if you have a

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Brittany Buchanan - Weigh It Up
Article
How are the Youngstock Weighing Up?
08 Apr 2021

Britt, our Weigh It Up lead shares what she has been seeing on farms lately, and shares the benefit of regular weighin

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Dow cow
Article
Salmonella Season
15 Mar 2021

With the start of Autumn, comes the start of another season for the risk of salmonellosis in cattle and your staff.

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Rainbow sheep ready for drenching
Article
When to Faecal Egg Count (FEC)?
15 Feb 2021

A FEC (Faecal Egg Count) is a quick, relatively cheap, in-house test you can invest in for peace of mind, to ensure that you still...

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Working dog huntaway face
Article
Itchy Dog?
15 Feb 2021

Notice your working dog itching and scratching more than normal? Fleas, allergies and infections are the most common causes. Itching...

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Flock of lambs
Article
Getting Optimum Protection
15 Feb 2021

Are your lambs fully, partially or not protected against clostridial disease? Every year we hear of lamb losses due to pulpy kidney....

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Sheep up close
Article
Take Action on Flystrike
15 Feb 2021

Vet Emily discusses how to be proactive on combating flystrike in the South. Flystrike is the most important external parasite of...

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