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

  • Vitamin B1 deficiency in calves

    Farm Animals

    Vitamin B1 (thiamine) is a vitamin that is produced by bacteria in the rumen of cattle. Cattle have a daily requirement for thiamine and the

  • Worm management to weaning – ewes and lambs

    Farm Animals

    Last month we very quickly touched on drenching lambs . Here we continue the discussion… Ewes’ immunity to worms can

  • Lifestyle block facilities

    Farm Animals

    When owning large animals, it is important that good handling facilities are available. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to build

  • Theileria

    Farm Animals

    There have been many new cases of Theileria on farms in Manawatu this season. Most of the affected cows had a history of grazing off-farm over the

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