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Theileria .. Emerging Disease in Cattle

Theileria. Theileria has recently been diagnosed on a dairy farm in Takaka. The Tasman has been classed as a moderate risk area for the disease but with warmer weather and an increase in the tick population we will start to…

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Sheep and Beef Articles

The following is a list of Articles that might be of interest to you.  Just click on the title and you will be directed to the article: Clostridial Diseases Calf Scours Your Pet Lamb .. Careing for it. Facial Eczama…

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Laser Therapy

We are incredibly happy with our Class 4 K-Laser and the variety of uses this wonderful machine has! We have used the Laser on wound management, arthritic cases, post op wounds, post op orthopedics, physio and acupuncture to name a…

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Ryegrass Staggers

Ryegrass Staggers is a neurological impairment of cattle - particularly of weaned calves and heifers - as well as sheep, deer, horses and alpacas. Horses can be permanently impaired. It is caused by a naturally occurring ryegrass endophyte (fungus). The…

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Copper Deficiency

Copper deficiency is most recognised in deer and cattle causing production losses through a sub-clinical deficiencies. On occasions, clinical signs will occur including poor locomotion, coat changes, poor reproductive performance, poor milk production, diarrhoea, weight loss and skeletal defects and…

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Electrolytes for Horses

In the past recommendations for electrolytes differed depending on the type of work the horse was doing. For example endurance horses were given acidic electrolyte solution with increased potassium levels to offset the alkalosis that occurred due to losing sweat…

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Calf Scours

Treating calf scours is a time consuming, frustrating business and the first thing to remember is that even though you will do your best you may not save them all. One of the first questions to ask when a calf…

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Milk Fever & Grass Staggers (Hypomagnesaemia)

Both these diseases are common around the time of calving or the onset of lactation. They are emergency conditions requiring urgent medical attention.   Milk Fever or Hypocalcaemia Most common in cattle but seen in all species. In cattle this…

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Clostridial Diseases

Clostridial diseases include Pulpy Kidney, Tetanus, Malignant Oedema, Black disease and Black Leg. It is a little concerning that there are some farms that do not vaccinate against these diseases.  A comment I get when talking about clostridial vaccines is…

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Caring for Your Pet Lamb

Caring for your pet lamb may seem simple, but there are a few things you need to aware of ... It is absolutely vital that the lamb has at least one feed of colostrum (milk from a ewe lambed within…

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