WelFarm

WelFarm – meeting the needs of a changing industry2 weeks

Have you thought about where the industry is headed? Consumers are wanting to know more about where their product is coming from, and have the …Read More

Technician Dry Cow Therapy (DCT) service2 weeks

Targeted DCT is a great way to manage high cell count cows and prevent clinical mastitis over the dry period, but poor technique can jeopardise …Read More

Drying off and achieving target BCS2 weeks

We know that individual cow body condition impacts reproductive performance. Achieving a target BCS of 5.0 for mixed age cows, and 5.5 for first and …Read More

salmonella on farm

Salmonella2 weeks

Salmonella is a cause of diarrhoea in calves from 2-12 weeks old. It typically presents with high temperatures, watery/mucoid diarrhoea, possibly blood and flecks of …Read More

salmonella in calves

Salmonella causing diarrhoea in calves2 weeks

Salmonella is a cause of diarrhoea in calves from 2-12 weeks old. It typically presents with high temperatures, watery/mucoid diarrhoea, possibly blood and flecks of …Read More

autumn calvers grazing

Feeding Calving Cows2 weeks

Autumn calving cows have an easy ride in some ways, sun, warmth, firm footing, less mud, and less mastitis. Sounds so good, until we consider …Read More

WelFarm

What is WelFarm?3 weeks

Dr Graeme Charteris from our Pukekohe farm vet team discusses WelFarm, our animal wellbeing assurance programme (animal healthcare plan) in depth.  

Calf immunity3 weeks

Antibodies are essential for a healthy immune system. Calves receive no antibodies from their dam while in the womb. They are entirely reliant on absorbing …Read More

Body Condition Scoring for dairy cows

Body Condition Scoring1 month

In the 2nd video in our welfare series, Dr Neil Murray, Mixed Vet at our Paeroa clinic discusses Body Condition Scoring (BCS). The video includes …Read More

Caitlyn Nielsen vet tech Taupiri

Lameness & Locomotion Scoring1 month

In the first of our series of Welfare videos, Caitlyn Nielsen, Veterinary Technician at our Taupiri branch discusses lameness. This includes why it is a …Read More

covid 19 update level 2 farm vets

Farm Vet COVID Update March 71 month

As of today, our Northern team is excited to be moving back to Level 2. Here is what this means to those of you who …Read More

Dr Blair van Dyk Veterinarian

Ryegrass staggers2 months

Dr Blair van Dyk, farm vet at Franklin Vets Papakura discusses ryegrass staggers in ruminants. Includes what it is, how to spot it and how …Read More