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Franklin Vets Update August 20174 years

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 …Read More

cow eating

Mycoplasma bovis – An unwanted tourist4 years

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 …Read More

Timely lepto warning for all dog owners4 years

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 …Read More


The Lowdown on Lice in Sheep & Cattle4 years

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. …Read More

Hoof care

Is lameness costing you money this winter?4 years

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 …Read More

Ag Day 20174 years

Attention all country schools! The team at Franklin Vets has got your Ag Day needs covered. We can offer you advice and service from qualified …Read More

June 2017 Newsletter

Franklin Vets Update June 20174 years

The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with articles, opinion pieces, a bit of humour and even a recipe! Why optimising …Read More

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Busting Myths about what Impacts Colostrum Transfer in Calves4 years

Franklin Vets, in conjunction with the Franklin Vet Club Trust, the Tuakau Saleyards, local stock agents and farmers, conducted a study over the autumn and …Read More

Calf & Boy

Lepto – keeping your family safe4 years

Leptospirosis (“Lepto”) is one of the most common infectious diseases spread from animals to humans. It is a considered a workplace hazard for those working …Read More

It’s not all about the drench4 years

Drenching our grazing animals is often seen as the single solution to dealing with internal parasites (worms). However, resistance of internal parasites to drenches is …Read More