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Sheep and Beef

Sheep & Beef

 

When it comes to farming livestock you want a cattle, sheep vet who understands the practicalities of running cattle and sheep farms & Our Vets are the right people for the job.

We offer our Livestock clients a great range of services including:

  • Flock health planning.

  • Blood Testing – We routinely blood test stock for BVD and Johne’s, particularly bulls before entry into dairy herds.

  • Drench Programmes aimed at maximum growth of stock and therefore the best return possible on your investment.

  • Reproductive issues such as lambings, bearings and sleepy sickness.

  • We commonly trim sheep and goats feet to keep them feeling good maximising feed intake.

  • Preventative advice.

  • Disease prevention programmes including vaccination.

We pride ourselves on ensuring we are one step ahead & working alongside our farmers to reduce effort. There is not many services that are beyond our capabilities so if you have any specific requirements that need to be met – Ask one of our local Vets here at West Coast Vets & we can guarantee they will work hard to get the job done.

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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THE BENEFITS

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.

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