March 2018 newsletter

Franklin Vets Update March 20182 weeks

The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with articles from the Franklin Vet Club Trust, our dairy, equine, and lifestyle vets, plus all the good deals going at the moment.

Franklin Vets charity fishing competition

Franklin Vets Charity Fishing Competition2 months

  Unfortunately, due to low numbers, this has been cancelled. We apologise for the inconvenience.

calf with facial eczema

Facial eczema – Learn more & be prepared2 months

What is facial eczema? Facial eczema is caused by a toxin produced by the spores of the fungus Pithomyces chartarum, which grows on pasture, especially in the base and in dead litter. Facial eczema thrives in regions like Franklin between December …Read More

Franklin Vets December Newsletter

Franklin Vets Update December 20173 months

The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with articles, ads, information about our upcoming fishing competition, and even a competition or two!


Flystrike in Sheep4 months

Anyone who has had animals with flystrike will know how awful this disease is. Flystrike is a serious disease that affects approximately 2 million sheep and 250,000 lambs in NZ on an annual basis. It is, therefore, a concern both …Read More

Working dog

Farm Dog Direct5 months

For a convenient and handy solution simply choose the worm, flea and tick products best suited to your dog/s and your farm’s requirements. Bravecto & Endogard tablets Tick, flea and worm control sent every 3 months. 4.5-10kg $18.90, 10-20kg $20.50, …Read More

October newsletter

Franklin Vets Update October 20175 months

The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with articles, ads, and even a competition!

Large animal August newsletter cover

Franklin Vets Update August 20177 months

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

cow eating

Mycoplasma bovis – An unwanted tourist8 months

MPI is currently responding to the detection of the cattle disease, Mycoplasma bovis in a large dairy herd in South Canterbury. The bacterial disease is found globally, but to-date, New Zealand has been in the privileged position of being free …Read More

Timely lepto warning for all dog owners9 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


The Lowdown on Lice in Sheep & Cattle9 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 20179 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