Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the December edition of 'Rural Round Up'.
New! Cat Clinics at our Amberley branch
Visiting the vet can be stressful for animals, especially for cats. To help alleviate this stress our Amberley Clinic has created a "Feline Only Consult Hours" time slot. This will be on Tuesday's from 11 am - 2 pm. Of course cats are welcome at other times but this slot will be specifically focused to help encourage an enjoyable visit.
5 Golden Rules to Fight Fleas on your Pets & in the Environment
The following rules will help you to fight fleas on your pet and in the environment. For more knowledge or advice please call your local NCVC clinic. Thanks to Bayer Animal Health for this article. 5 Golden Rules to fight fleas on your pets 1. Protect ALL your pets against fleas. Cats and dogs share the same flea species. - Even if your dog never goes near the cat in your ho ...
What's Up in the District - Oct
Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the October edition of 'What's Up in the District'.
Triple Resistance in the North Island
The latest industry trends in the prevalence of multiple drench resistant parasites has shown some alarming trends. Data just released this winter shows that in the North Island, 15-20% of all tests submitted to Gribbles had triple resistance confirmed. The South Island does fair better with far lower levels of combination resistance detected but the North Island should serve ...
Project in the pipeline
North Canterbury Vets Productivity Analysis If you are one of the 80 clients that have completed an Animal Health Plan with North Canterbury Vets over the last 18 months you will have experienced first-hand the value that a focussed plan can deliver. Our vet team have enjoyed the level of discussion being held with clients during this process. It has highlighted the huge pote ...
Completing a Faecal egg count reduction test (FECRT)
What do you need to do to complete a Faecal Egg Count Reduction test? Click here to find out.
BCS / FEC / Bloods
Are you making the most of our technicians while they are on your property?
Many of our clients regularly use our Sheep and Beef Technicians during high work-load periods. Did you realise that while our Technicians are dipping sheep, vaccinating or drenching that they can also carry out a number of other services. Click to learn more.
Happy with your Scanning Percentage?
National calving percentages for 2018 was 82%. How did your farm compare?
With calving already underway it can be difficult to think about next season. However, some planning now will help reap the rewards of an improved reproduction performance.
Some points to consider include...
The Insight - Sheep & Beef Newsletter
Read about some insights that Ben Allott an NCVC Vet has learned this past season.