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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...

Read about some insights that Ben Allott an NCVC Vet has learned this past season.

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the August edition of 'What's Up in the District'.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Spring is nearly here, pollen is starting to appear and once again we prepare to see an influx of skin cases presented.  The skin is the body’s largest organ and can account for nearly a quarter of a pet’s bodyweight. Acting as a waterproof protective barrier the skin is highly sensitive and can suffer from up to 160 different conditions. Up to 25% of pets seen at a vet practic ...

Calving. As quickly as it was over, it seems we are back into it! We're here to help make this busy time easier and inform (or remind!) you about our disbudding service. 

Here is the link for the Winter Edition of the Farm Express

 

 

The NCVC Dairy seminar & awards were held at the end of the season. Congratulations to following winners.

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