With our scanning equipment all but back on the shelf for another season we’ve had a little time recently to reflect on another year of cattle pregnancy results and follow up on some of the more disappointing outcomes. Whilst there are potentially many factors involved in a poor scanning result, bull failure is undeniably one…Details
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Vet Services are pleased to announce that we have recently acquired HB Sheep Handling Services, a sheep conveyor, mobile shower dipping and jetting business. Vet Services are very proud of our long standing and close involvement with the sheep industry. When the opportunity arose to purchase HB Sheep Handling from Waipukurau local James Tennent, we…Details
BOOKING FORM AT BOTTOM OF PAGE Last year we were surprised by our results due to the condition of our ewes. Scanning last year many people were surprised by the performance of their flock considering the condition the ewes were in at the time of scanning. On the back of the drought many ewe flocks…Details
Facial Eczema Pasture Spore Counting 1 April 2022 WAIPUKURAU HASTINGS Spore counts for this part of Hawke’s Bay have increased this week and are on average at a dangerous level of 71 000 spores per gram of pasture. With many farmers busy fixing fences and clearing slips after mammoth downpours, the number of samples we…Details
THERE IS NOW LESS THAN TWO WEEKS LEFT FOR SNIP ‘N’ CHIP Visit Vet Services Waipukurau or Vet Services Napier to secure your $10 Snip ‘n’ Chip voucher and BOOK IN your feline for their appointment before 31st January 2022. There are a limited number of vouchers left so be in quick to avoid disappointment.…Details
A flea and tick collar like no other, Seresto® prevents both flea and tick infestations via simple contact with your cat or dog’s skin. The Seresto® flea and tick collar provides long-lasting protection, and remains effective for eight months. Unlike some other products, which only work after your cat or dog has been bitten, Seresto®…Details
Drench Resistance is the number one animal health issue facing farmers and their vets in the sheep & beef industry. We are very concerned – here’s why. We have no new tools in the box to tackle this issue. No new knowledge, no new drench families, and we have to work with what we currently…Details
Well, that was a big surprise! Going to Level 4 at 6.00pm last night has meant we have to change the way we operate to ensure we comply with Covid-19 government regulations. The good news is we have been through this before and have social distancing protocols in place to keep our staff, clients…Details
We organise our annual dog run between the months of September and November. These visits are offered at a discounted rate. This is a great opportunity to discuss any concerns you may have with your working dogs health. Book in your team of working dog’s annual health check examination and vaccination below.Details
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Two Free Workshop’s in Hastings & Waipukurau that will cover what’s involved in being “wormwise” and drench strategies for your farm.
We are hosting a series of seminars around the topic of winter feeding and setting your farm up for spring performance. Our vets will talk about lambing in tough feed times, winter feeding of cattle, and some of the winter animal health issues to watch out for. The seminar will be followed by a free BBQ &…Details