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Farm & Veterinary News

Sheep Staggers

Monday 4th of April 2016:
There is lots of sheep staggers around the Wairarapa recently - here is some information about this odd disease | Read more.

Dry Cow 2016

Monday 21st of March 2016:
time to book your dry cow consultation! | Read more.

Facial Eczema in the Wairarapa

Tuesday 26th of January 2016:
some comments about the disease Facial Eczema and how you can test for it and prevent it in your animals | Read more.

Drought advice for lifestyle blocks

Monday 4th of January 2016:
This is a factsheet from Otago SPCA which has advice that is also relevant to the Wairarapa. Despite the recent and much appreciate rain it might still be a drought summer and lifestyle block farmers have fewer resources than commercial farmers for mitigating the effects of drought on their livestock. | Read more.


Thursday 31st of December 2015:
things you can do this time of year to make the most of mating | Read more.

Drenching lambs

Tuesday 1st of December 2015:
| Read more.

Down Cows

Thursday 30th of July 2015:
How to treat and prevent down cows this calving season | Read more.

things which affect scanning

Thursday 16th of July 2015:
list of factors any of which can negatively impact your sheep pregnancy scanning results | Read more.

winter ewe nutrition

Tuesday 30th of June 2015:
the time between scanning and lambing is the time you can do the most to influence lamb survival - by managing how much you feed your ewes | Read more.

Haemonchus contortus - Barber's Pole worm

Monday 23rd of March 2015:
Some information about the infamous Barber's Pole worm Haemonchus contortus | Read more.

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