Ag Day 20174 days

Attention all country schools! The team at Franklin Vets has got your Ag Day needs covered. We can offer you advice and service from qualified professionals and we are OPEN 7 DAYS. Read more: AgDaysFlyer 2017

June 2017 Newsletter

Franklin Vets Update June 20172 weeks

The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with articles, opinion pieces, a bit of humour and even a recipe! Why optimising trace element levels matters We need to talk about AMR Calf Roadshow 2017 Welfarm TEATSEAL …Read More

calf sitting

Busting Myths about what Impacts Colostrum Transfer in Calves3 weeks

Franklin Vets, in conjunction with the Franklin Vet Club Trust, the Tuakau Saleyards, local stock agents and farmers, conducted a study over the autumn and spring of 2016 to determine the level of passive immunity transferred to new-born calves via …Read More

Calf & Boy

Lepto – keeping your family safe4 weeks

Dr Ilyse Jennens BVSc(Dist), MANZCVS Leptospirosis (“Lepto”) is one of the most common infectious diseases spread from animals to humans. It is a considered a workplace hazard for those working with animals, but anyone with grazing animals is potentially at …Read More


It’s not all about the drench4 weeks

Dr Ilyse Jennens BVSc (Dist.) MANZCVS Drenching our grazing animals is often seen as the single solution to dealing with internal parasites (worms). However, resistance of internal parasites to drenches is an increasingly serious issue facing not only large  commercial sheep …Read More