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  • Making the most of scanning

    Actions to take at ewe pregnancy scanning The most important action to take at scanning is to take off multiple ewes that are light. That is, those below body condition score 3. These ewes can b... Read More
  • The Traffic Light System

    Life is getting a little simpler when coming into our clinics following the changes to the COVID Protection Framework.  With the COVID Protection Framework becoming simpler, pet owners ... Read More
  • Facial Eczema Risk Bulletin

    for week ended 16 May 2022   Feilding Awapuni Dannevirke Pahiatua Taumarunui Levin   No. of sites monitored: 3 7 1 2   5 ... Read More
  • The importance of lepto vaccination in dairy herds

    Leptospirosis, or lepto as it is commonly called, is a zoonosis – i.e. a disease of animals that can be transferred to humans   The disease in cattle Cattle and other livestock ca... Read More
  • Winter starts on the 1st of February

    The financial and productive performance of sheep and beef (and deer) farms is very dependent on how well we can capitalise on the ‘cheap’ high quality grass that grows in spring. Fo... Read More
  • Preventing BMSCC Grading in Late Lactation

    We’ve all got our fingers crossed for plenty of rain and low spore counts over the next few months but managing bulk milk somatic cell count (BMSCC) is also a common challenge on dairy farms... Read More
  • Awapuni clinic's small animal hospital

    Our veterinarians here at our Palmerston North clinic (located in Awapuni) are excited to put their small animal skills to use with the opening of our new small animal hospital! Ou... Read More
  • A consolidating animal health market

    At the end of September, Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) announced the intended closure of its East Tamaki factory in Auckland at the end of 2022 and an associated downsizing of its sales force and clos... Read More
  • Avoiding problems around fawning

    In the current climate of low venison returns it’s tempting to let hinds become third class citizens on your farm. However, letting herd reproductive efficiency slip will only further erode ... Read More
  • Separation anxiety in your pet after lockdown

    Covid-19 has changed the work and school lifestyle for many, with more people in their homes over a longer period of time.    Even just one week at home can affect a pet’s st... Read More

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