Animal health care and advice for lifestyle farms and animals.
Lifestyle Farm Services
While the vast majority of animals give birth on their own without hassle, it pays to know what to expect and when to intervene or call for help.
We now have a number of options available for castration. Standard rubber rings should not be used on calves over three months. It can lead to infection which is very painful for your calf. In extreme cases, it can lead to death.
It is recommended that all female cattle that have been in contact with a bull are pregnancy tested. Franklin Vets have invested in innovative backpack ultrasound scanners and staff training for expert pregnancy advice and diagnosis.