OVERVIEW OF ENDOMETRITIS Endometritis is a mild, chronic infection of the uterus. It is very common, affecting up to 40% of post-calving cows. The uterus contains pus and there may be discharge from the vulva. The cows do not seem sick and will still eat, milk and...read more
by Dr Charlie Blackwood WHY SYNCHRONISE HEATS? Synchronising cows can have many advantages including: 1. Easier heat detection Simultaneous display of heat by many cows enables easier detection of cows showing subtle or weak signs of oestrous. Heat detection aids such...read more
The earlier non-cycling cows are treated, the better the return on investment. Economic analysis has shown that it is more profitable to treat non-cycling cows as soon as possible, regardless of your calving pattern. Reasons for non-cycling cows: Pregnancy: a...read more
Flying Start Calf Workshops Wednesday 16 May 2018 Workshop Three: Calf Nutrition & Weaning Presenters: Dr Gemma Chuck Apiam Animal Health, Veterinary Operations – Dairy Dr Ashleigh Hargreaves Warrnambool Veterinary Date: Wednesday 16 May 2018 Time: 6.45 pm for 7...read more
Calf Disbudding Demonstration Thursday 10 May 2018 10.30 am – 12 noon Join us for a demonstration of how stress free and painless the procedure is, for both the calf and farmer. Improve your calves growth and wellbeing this season. Recent studies have found that...read more
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