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

  • Broken legs in dairy heifers

    Farm Animals

    This season there have been several herds in our area that have experienced front leg fractures in first calving heifers. The fractures have

  • Preparing rams for the mating season

    Farm Animals

    Getting your rams checked out to ensure that they are in top shape for tupping is a financially prudent decision compared to the costs involved if

  • Eczema in livestock: what’s it all about?

    Farm Animals

    When we talk about eczema in livestock what we are really talking about is ‘photosensitivity’. Photosensitivity is sunlight-induced

  • Velveting

    Farm Animals

    Velveting season is now upon us. Important points to consider this season are: ID TAGS The old plastic ‘cable tie’ tags are now

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