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Cow in calf
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Late calvers
12 Nov 2020

With November already upon us and the year speeding by, hopefully, we have had all the cows calved or if not – we are only

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Calf
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Calves, Worms and Drenching
12 Nov 2020

Warm and moist… good conditions for grass growth and also for gastrointestinal worm production.

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Passive Transfer Results
12 Nov 2020

This year we blood tested over 100 calves to test their antibody levels and see their range of pa

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Calf lying down
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Calf Coccidiosis
12 Nov 2020

Coccidiosis is a parasitic disease that can occur in calves from as young as 4 weeks of

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Are your trace minerals working effectiv
12 Nov 2020

As we all know, adequate trace minerals are vital for reproductive performance.

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Cows in milking shed antibiogram
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Antibiogram is the way forward
15 Sep 2020

As discussed at the Dry Cow Consult and the RVMs, we are promoting responsible and cost effective mastitis treatment.

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Calf scour
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Do you need to test your calf scour?
15 Sep 2020

We have the ability to investigate calf scours at both Hokitika and Greymouth clinics.

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Cow udder inflammation
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Metacam 20: Should you be using it routi
15 Sep 2020

Mastitis is costly to manage on farms with its effects on milk quality and production is

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Are your cows up or down?
15 Sep 2020

The weather has treated us well this winter with higher temperatures and lower rainfall.

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Have you booked your herds metrichecking
15 Sep 2020

The earlier you get onto cleaning those ‘dirty cows’ the better your 6 week in calf rate will be!

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cycling cow
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Synchro & Non-cyclers
14 Sep 2020

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Checklist
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September/August Checklist
14 Sep 2020

COWS Magnesium & Calcium supplementation

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