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The Bitch Spey

The Bitch Spey About the surgery Speying a bitch means removing her ovaries and her uterus. She will no longer come into season or be able to have puppies. She will also be much less at risk from cancers of…

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Dog Castration

Dog Castration The Surgery Castration involves the removal of both testicles through an incision in front of the scrotum. This prevents him from siring any unwanted puppies and can help curb undesirable behaviour such as mounting, aggression towards other dogs,…

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Colostrum Feeding

The feeding of colostrum is vital to successful calf rearing and studies estimate that over 40% of dairy calves do not get enough during the first day of their life. Here are a few points about colostrum feeding. • Newborn…

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JOHNE’S DISEASE (PARATUBERCULOSIS)

JOHNE'S DISEASE (PARATUBERCULOSIS)   Johne's Disease (JD) is recognised as an important disease of cattle, sheep, goats, alpacas and deer. It is caused by a bacteria (Mycobacterium. paratuberculosis), and is related to the organism that causes TB.   There are…

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Pre Lamb Treatments for Ewes

Pre Lamb Treatments for Ewes........ There are not many times of the year that you can influence the production from your sheep flock. One notable time is pre-tupping through ram/ewe selection, and mineral and vaccine choices designed to maximise the…

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BVD (Bovine Viral Diarrhea)

BVD (Bovine Viral Diarrhea)....... BVD is probably the most important viral disease of the New Zealand cattle industry. An estimated 90% of New Zealand dairy farms have been exposed to the virus, and BVD costs the dairy industry approximately $50…

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Hoof Distortions

Negative Plane or Counter Rotation of the Distal Phalanx (Pedal Bone) in Hind Feet.   There are many types of subtle equine lameness, often it is more of a ‘discomfort’, but it is uncommon to recognise the symptoms as being…

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Laminitis or Founder

This is a painful condition of the feet resulting from the disruption of normal blood supply to the foot and associated with abrupt changes in diet or overeating (most common), severe colic, severe infections and illness. The signs are often…

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RICHMOND CLINIC

79 Gladstone Road, Richmond

03 544 5566
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HOURS:
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Saturday: 9am - 4pm
Sunday: Temporarily Closed except for emergencies. Please phone first
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400D High Street, Motueka

03 528 8459
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Saturday: 9am - 2pm
Sunday: Closed. (See Richmond Clinic).
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69 Aranui Road, Mapua

03 540 2329
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Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8.30am - 10am and 3.30pm - 5.30pm
Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday: Closed
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