Farm Animals

Tararua Vets has the capacity to care for many different species of animals. Within our team of experienced vets, you will find those that are dedicated to servicing production animals, ensuring that you get the best vet for the job. 

This area of the website is dedicated to farming personnel. It contains information that has been written or selected by our large animal vets to help you care for and increase the productivity of your farm animals.

Tararua Vets continually adds new articles and updates existing ones to provide you with a free and comprehensive information resource.

 

Latest Farm Animal Articles

  • Lungworm in cattle and deer

    Farm Animals

    We have had some reports in the lower North Island of lungworm in both deer and cattle this past autumn. This is most likely attributable to ideal

  • Should I metricheck my herd?

    Farm Animals

    Infections of the uterus after calving At calving around 90% of cattle have a bacterial contamination of the inside of the uterus. In many cows the

  • Premating mineral levels

    Farm Animals

    It’s that time of year again and there is so much to think about. One of the subjects that gets a little lost in all the madness is mineral

  • Colostrum – the key to good calf rearing

    Farm Animals

    Many dairy farmers understand the importance of feeding colostrum to their calves in the first few hours of life.   Each calf is born

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