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Click here for guidelines around the Transport of Pregnant Ewes

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the December edition of 'Rural Round Up'.

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the August edition of 'Rural Round Up'.

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the June edition of 'Rural Round Up'. In this newsletter we cover:  Iodine SupplementationCondition Score EwesFodder Beet Feeding And more. Rural Round Up ...

As part of the ongoing research to improve animal welfare, The New Zealand Merino Company has been monitoring the prevalence of flystrike causing flies across North Canterbury. For further information please contact Monica Schwass monica.schwass@nzmerino.co.nz To make this happen, wireless weather stations, soil temperature loggers and nine fly traps have been established. Th ...

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 ...

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the March edition of 'Rural Round Up'. In this newsletter we cover:  Grass StaggersRed Root PoisoningPregnancy TestingTeasers in Hoggets And more. Rural Round Up ...

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the December edition of 'Rural Round Up'. In this newsletter we cover:  Flystrike SeasonDog poisonings Ill thrift in lambs Rural Round Up ...

While all lambs are at risk special attention should be paid to: Lambs from ewes in poor condition Lambs from very old and very young ewes  Twins and especially triplets  Very small lambs  Lambs which are limp  To prevent hypothermia developing you may have to provide extra shelter and nourishment for these lambs. Times of High Risk Birth to five hours: The wet newb ...

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