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!

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!

Reproduction newsletter

Franklin Vets Dairy Reproduction Update September 20173 months

All you need to know about Dairy Reproduction from the large animal team at Franklin Vets. It’s tail paint time – how to push conception rates to the upper end of the scale What’s new in mastitis? Advances in identifying …Read More

BVD – The next step4 months

In recent years farmers acceptance of the threat posed by BVD has steadily increased, and more herds are being monitored for BVD than ever before. The current milk testing options have provided an easily accessible snapshot into our herd’s BVD …Read More

Improve your productivity this spring4 months

We have some great some great spring deals on Rumenox and EPRINEX. With calving underway it is timely to consider a couple of great treatment options for your herd which will improve your productivity. Rumenox is a relatively new product …Read More

cow eating

Keep vigilant against Mycoplasma bovis!4 months

Mycoplasma bovis is a bacterium that causes disease in cattle including mastitis that is resistant to treatment, severe pneumonia, arthritis, and late-term abortion. Last month the disease was confirmed in a South Canterbury dairy farm. Franklin Vets has been asked …Read More

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

Hoof care

Is lameness costing you money this winter?6 months

The prolonged spell of wet weather is starting to take its toll in increased numbers of lame cows on winter milkers. This is due a combination of fines being washed away from the surface of races, and wet conditions softening …Read More