facial eczema spores

Keeping an Eye on Facial Eczema in Dry Stock14 hours

While New Zealand is on hold, facial eczema spores are not. Spore counts are relatively static and there is no reason to believe they will …Read More

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Knockout Drenching14 hours

Sheep Farmers, you should read this! Drench resistance is an increasing problem with multiple cases of triple drench resistance being reported throughout the country. This …Read More

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How have your calves and heifers fared through the drought?3 days

Unfortunately, these groups are usually the ones struggling the most with extra supplement often put into milking cows ahead of young stock. Those regularly weighing …Read More

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Farm update re COVID-192 weeks

Vets are viewed as an essential service, so we continue to be here for you 24/7. If you need to see us, call your local …Read More

Using dry faecal matter to monitor your cow’s facial eczema protection status3 months

Summer is here! Time for sunshine, beach holidays and spores! Yes, facial eczema season is here and with it, the bags of zinc, dispensers, containers …Read More

facial eczema spores

What is facial eczema?3 months

Facial eczema is a disease where liver damage means cattle become highly sensitive to sunlight and white areas of skin blister and peel resulting in …Read More

Mating management – service bulls and semen7 months

Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) is spread from infected to uninfected groups of cattle through the movement of cattle and the feeding of milk containing the …Read More

Franklin Vets April 2019 farm newsletter

Franklin Vets Farm Update April 201912 months

The latest news from the large animal team including: Teatsealing – Why didn’t I do this sooner? What can you do with undergrown first calving heifers? The return …Read More

Franklin Vets large animal newsletter Dec 2018

Franklin Vets Farm Update December 20181 year

The latest news from the large animal team including: New clinic to open in Waitakaruru Getting BCS right Don’t forget about your calves now they …Read More

Franklin Vets Farm Sept 2018 Newsletter

Franklin Vets Farm Update September 20182 years

The latest Dairy, Sheep & Beef newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with articles from our vets, including the latest on Mycoplasma bovis, plus all the …Read More

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Clostridial Vaccines2 years

Clostridial diseases are a group of infections that cause sudden death in animals. There are dozens of different Clostridial species, some of these diseases are …Read More

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Changes to Animal Welfare Act2 years

New Zealand is not only the world leaders in rugby, men’s shot put and mince n’ cheese pies! We also have the claim to being …Read More