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Franklin Vets Update August 20172 weeks

The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with some articles, opinion pieces, and even a competition! Futureproof your herd with our CalfWOF service BVD – the next step Win a g-shock watch 10 tips for handling …Read More

Kopu Spring First Aid for Lifestylers4 weeks

Come along to our free information evening and hear firsthand from our vets how to deal with spring emergencies and other seasonal issues.

lamb and ewes

Spring First Aid Seminar1 month

Come along to our free information evening and hear firsthand from our vets how to deal with spring emergencies and other seasonal issues. The normal birth process, when to intervene or call for help Metabolic diseases – what to look …Read More

Lilly the alpaca

Lilly’s Second Chance at Life2 months

Lilly, a four month old alpaca cria had been limping for a while and had a wound on her leg. Here is the amazing story of how our vet Dr Laura Schwerdtferger diagnosed and treated her, giving her a second chance …Read More

Timely lepto warning for all dog owners2 months

Franklin Vets has seen several dogs presenting with Leptospirosis in the last month and warns dog owners that it very important to keep this vaccination up to date as once a dog contracts this disease, the prognosis is very poor. …Read More

Planning for Spring2 months

Rural living this time of year brings the excitement of seeing many new born lambs and calves. However, it can also be challenging even for the most experienced farmers. It is important to be well prepared to prevent problems occurring …Read More

Beef

The Lowdown on Lice in Sheep & Cattle2 months

Lice are external parasites that spend their entire life cycle on the animal. They can only spread from one animal to another by direct contact. Lice are highly host specific, which means they can only breed on their own hosts. …Read More

Ag Day 20172 months

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 in Pukekohe and Papakura. Read more: AgDaysFlyer 2017

Katie horsecrush

Need Vet care for your Pony Club?2 months

Our dedicated equine vets are passionate about providing preventative care to ensure the optimum health of your pony. Bringing our mobile horse crush to your pony club ensures a safe working environment for you, your pony and the vets. For more …Read More

June 2017 Newsletter

Franklin Vets Update June 20172 months

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 & Boy

Lepto – keeping your family safe3 months

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 risk of exposure. Lepto is …Read More

It’s not all about the drench3 months

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 farms, but anyone who grazes …Read More