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Spring

What do you need to do to complete a Faecal Egg Count Reduction test? Click here to find out.

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.

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.

As part of our Winter - Spring Stock Care series, we've compiled this extensive list of do's and don'ts to consider when transporting pregnant Ewes. Download the printable PDF version to keep on hand when on the road. Do's Do precondition stock for transport by adding good quality hay or balage to their daily diet for at least two weeks prior to transport.  Do add magnesiu ...

As part of our Winter - Spring Stock Care series, we've compiled this handy pocket sized checkist for transporting pregnant Ewes. Download the printable PDF version to keep on hand when on the road. >1 month prior to movement Organise transport date with Transport Company Organise departure date with grazierOrganise magnesium supplementation logistics Organise hay/bala ...

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.