dairy cows

What is the transition period & why is it important?3 days

The transition period: 3 weeks prior to calving to the 3 weeks post-calving. In a practical sense: 2-3 weeks in the springer mob 4 days …Read More

Franklin Vets July Newsletter

Farm Newsletter – July 20201 week

Franklin Vets July 2020 Farm newsletter with articles relevant to Dairy, Beef & Sheep farmers. Includes: Social license to farm Rearing heifers for maximum production …Read More

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Pain relief for your herd4 weeks

Pain is a major cause of lost productivity and reduced animal welfare. Appropriate PAIN MANAGEMENT will improve your herds animal welfare and productivity and help …Read More

Need Spring First Aid Training for your Farm Workers?1 month

Come along to a Franklin Vets Spring First Training session run by Dr Ilyse Jennens. 2 hour classroom session covering: How to identify the cause …Read More

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Unite against calf scours2 months

We’ve nailed hygiene with Covid-19, now why can’t we do it with calf rearing?! Obviously a calf scour outbreak isn’t comparable to a global pandemic, …Read More

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Do your cattle have enough copper reserves for winter & calving?2 months

Copper is an essential mineral for cattle that helps in a variety of animal processes. These are mainly surrounding growth so the risk of copper …Read More

Autumn grass

Beware of nitrate toxicity2 months

Finding or being called out to a paddock full of dead or dying cows is the emergency all farmers and vets fear. Unfortunately, we are …Read More

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Early Season Milk Quality Results2 months

Bulk tank somatic cell count (BTSCC) means different things to different people. For some, they just want to be under 400,000 so they can remain …Read More

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Metrichecking2 months

Why metrichecking? Improved submission and conception rates Improved six-week in-calf rates Extra days in milk Fewer empties. Successful treatment of endometritis can mean as much …Read More

Unite against COVID-19

COVID-19 Level 2 Vet services for farmers2 months

At alert level 2, we can provide a full range of veterinary services, so long as we take the following measures to keep everyone safe. …Read More

dairy cows

Heifer Synchrony – Reducing Bobby Calves2 months

The use of heifer synchrony in a stock management program has a number of advantages – improving reproductive performance and longevity of your heifers, increasing …Read More

Rotavec Corona Vaccination

Calf Scours: Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail2 months

Anybody who’s been through a scours outbreak can tell you it’s one of the worst experiences in farming. Scours outbreaks happen when calves ingest too …Read More