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North Canterbury Veterinary Clinic founder Noel McGirr has recently retired. Noel spoke to The North Canterbury News to share some stories about his time as a vet. Read his story here - http://www.ncnews.co.nz/community/adventures-of-a-country-vet/ ...

What do you all do from here? Are my grazed out calves safe? Can I buy in cows? Should I stop buying bulls for mating? Can I test my R2 heifers when they come home? So many questions and uncertainty! Below are some review comments from the Ashburton meeting; - To date 65,000 tests have been done, 400 trace properties tested, 7 infected herds already culled.- Plan ...

North Canterbury Vet Clinics in conjunction with Beef and Lamb New Zealand are running workshops in your area over February and March. These free sessions will give you the skills you need to understand the importance of flock nutrition and feed requirements on your farm, as well as how to successfully body condition score your own flock. Places on the workshop are limited, so ...

You may be tired of hearing about Mycoplasma Bovis, however it is crucial that we are all aware of how we can help to reduce the spread of it. New Zealand was one of the last countries free of this disease, until now. If you have ANY concerns ring the MPI hotline – 0800 00 83 33 or call the Vet clinic.  Important things to remember: >   Keep your Stock identificatio ...

With incredibly hot temperatures expected over the next few days it is crucial that we check regularly on our animals and in particular our dogs. We had a patient in last week affected by heat stroke. Here is some advice on how to manage dogs in the heat and what to do if signs of heat stroke are seen: Access to water that dogs can get in to cool off in regularly is es ...

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North Canterbury Veterinary Clinics operates four clinics throughout the Hurunui region.