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Cows in milking shed antibiogram
Article
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
Article
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
Article
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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Article
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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Article
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
Article
Synchro & Non-cyclers
14 Sep 2020

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Checklist
Article
September/August Checklist
14 Sep 2020

COWS Magnesium & Calcium supplementation

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Cow and calf
Article
Pre-mating mineral testing Testing (PP+)
14 Sep 2020

Prior to mating it’s important we ensure cows have sufficient levels of selenium and copper. 

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Article
What are my options for Disbudding?
14 Sep 2020

A NZ trial published in 2019 has looked at pain relief and sedation of calves at the time of disbudding on behavioural res

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Article
Calving box preparation
14 Jul 2020

We are fast approaching calving so it’s a good idea to ensure you’ve got everything you need in one place.

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News
New calf disbudding regulations
14 Jul 2020

Everyone should be aware of the new MPI regulations for disbudding that came into effect on the 1st of October last year;

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Article
Water!
14 Jul 2020

Water is something that we have plenty of here on the West Coast. It is essential to life and certainly for dairy cows.

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