• Winter working dog health

    Keeping working dogs warm overnight is an important aspect of husbandry that can sometimes be overlooked. When the ambient temperature inside the kennel drops below 20°C – not that cold!... Read More
  • Optimising velvet production from your stags

    Whilst much of the quality and yield of velvet from your stags is due to their genetics it is necessary to optimise feeding them at critical times to realise the full potential of the genetic prog... Read More
  • Fergus' magic trick

    Like all dogs, Fergus loves to play. He plays with toys, sticks, balls, whatever he can get his paws on. Unfortunately for Fergus, play time wasn’t all fun and games when fetch ended in a tr... Read More
  • Changes in the Manawatu

    Totally Vets is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Beasely to the Feilding production veterinary team.   Laura graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 2008 ... Read More
  • Book in your bulls

    Reduce the risk of introducing sub-fertile bulls to your herd by using our fertility testing service! Our testing provides assurance that your bull team is sound by collecting semen, for microsc... Read More
  • Foaling time

    When something’s off, newborn foals can deteriorate very quickly compared to adult horses. It’s important to have a good grasp of what’s normal and what isn’t, and assess... Read More
  • Equine dentals

    Answering your questions There are real differences between just floating teeth and having a thorough dental examination and floating (“odontoplasty”). A thorough dental examinatio... Read More
  • Laminitis vs founder

    Did you know the terms laminitis and founder do not mean the same thing? Some owners will describe their horse as foundering when their horse is actually suffering from laminitis. So, what&rsquo... Read More
  • Dairy herd drenching

    The question of whether to drench adult dairy cows raises some interesting points due to the conflict between drench sustainability and economic advantage. From a purely economic viewpoint there... Read More
  • The cost of calf scours

    Calf scours is an expensive and time-consuming disease which strikes at the busiest time of the year. Costs incurred involve not only treatment expenses and calf losses but also precious time cost... Read More

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