jersey calves

Treating scouring calves2 months

Bonnie and Clyde are two precious Jersey calves, adopted by one of our local lifestylers at just a few days old. Within days Clyde began to scour badly. His appetite vanished, and he became dehydrated and depressed. Bonnie followed in …Read More

March 2018 newsletter

Franklin Vets Update March 20183 months

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 Competition4 months

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

calf with facial eczema

Facial eczema – Learn more & be prepared5 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 20176 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!

Working dog

Farm Dog Direct7 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 20178 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 20179 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 step9 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 spring9 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!9 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 201710 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