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.
What's Up in the District - August 19
Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the August edition of 'What's Up in the District'.
Farm Express - Spring Edition
Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the spring edition of 'Farm Express'. In this edition we look at the range of current promotions, information and products available to help with tailing, fly treatments and drenching.Plus we're giving away one night's accommodation at Hanmer Springs luxury accommodation, Braemar Lodge. Click here to read the - Farm Express ...
Paws for a Moment - Aug / Sept
Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the August / September edition of our Companion Animal Newsletter, 'Paws for a Moment'. In this newsletter we look at: Spring and skin conditionsNurse Consults in AmberleyDave the Golden Retriever and his storyand more... Paws for a Moment ...
Keep your lambs growing through weaning
Below is an article from Zoetis NZ about the benefit of Ultravac 5+1: As your lambs approach weaning the risk factors associated with certain diseases, traceelement deficiencies and stress increase. The lambs will be forced to transition from acombination milk and pasture diet onto a total pasture based diet. This transition requires asignificant change in the gut flora of the ...