As discussed at the Dry Cow Consult and the RVMs, we are promoting responsible and cost effective mastitis treatment.
We have the ability to investigate calf scours at both Hokitika and Greymouth clinics.
Mastitis is costly to manage on farms with its effects on milk quality and production is
The weather has treated us well this winter with higher temperatures and lower rainfall.
The earlier you get onto cleaning those ‘dirty cows’ the better your 6 week in calf rate will be!
Magnesium & Calcium supplementation
Prior to mating it’s important we ensure cows have sufficient levels of selenium and copper.
A NZ trial published in 2019 has looked at pain relief and sedation of calves at the time of disbudding on behavioural res
We are fast approaching calving so it’s a good idea to ensure you’ve got everything you need in one place.
Everyone should be aware of the new MPI regulations for disbudding that came into effect on the 1st of October last year;
Water is something that we have plenty of here on the West Coast. It is essential to life and certainly for dairy cows.