This time of year Facial Eczema is on everyone’s mind.
The dry weather is starting to bite now.
Facial Eczema (FE) is a disease caused by a fungus that grows on the grass.
Already we have seen a lot of chaos from calves and cows with “staggers”.
Thank you to everyone who made it to our Xmas barbeque. It was a very enjoyable night.
By now the bulls are out on many farms and people are able to relax a little bit more- apart from cutting more silage!
Most farms are on board now with regular (3 times a year) monitoring of herd BVD antibody levels and checki
Last season, Richard and Beth tackled a curious case of a calf with a strange growth in its mouth.
Things are looking pretty good at the moment with recent rain.
Pets are an important part of our family, bringing joy and companionship to our lives.
In early January this year a local dairy farm discovered through routine bloods and liver biopsies that the copper and selenium levels...
Between Nov 2017 and April 2018, a pilot study was carried out on a dairy goat farm in Taranaki, to compare how different management