Franklin Vets December Newsletter

Franklin Vets Update December 20172 weeks

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 Sheep1 month

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 Direct2 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 20172 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 20174 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 tourist5 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 owners6 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 & Cattle6 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 20176 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

June 2017 Newsletter

Franklin Vets Update June 20176 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 sitting

Busting Myths about what Impacts Colostrum Transfer in Calves6 months

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 safe7 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