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Lameness Assessment

Innovation & research

A never ending quest for improvement and advancement

Researching animal welfare and pathology is a passion we share, with our work being used by industry bodies such as Dairy NZ, the Sustainable Farming Fund and Beef & Lamb.

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Why West Coast Vets is a great choice

We're locals

We’ve been located throughout the West Coast area for decades. It’s where we’re from and where we raise our families.

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Wide network

We’re plugged into the Veterinary world and our team can call on expertise from all over the world, then deliver it locally.

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Handy clinics

We’re close to you for consults, supplements, supplies...whatever you need. Pop on in or organise a supply drop off to your farm.


Latest news

Sheep Facial Eczema
Beef and Lamb Facial Eczema Talk
30 Mar 2021

On February 16th Briar Huggett from Beef and Lamb, Angela Leslie from Dairy NZ and myself put on a presentation about Facial Eczema (...

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Cows on crop
Fake Facial Eczema
30 Mar 2021

Although the spore counts have been zero to low in the last two months, there seem to be some signs of facial eczema aroun

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Dairy Herd
Are your Cows Pointy or Plump?
30 Mar 2021

As we flick our calendars over to March it’s time to begin thinking about making adjustments to your milking herd manageme

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