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Kidding problems
29 Feb 2020

Pregnancy toxaemia (sleepy sickness): Does carrying multiple fetuses may stop eating in the last 4-6 weeks before kidding if feed...

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Vaccinations
29 Feb 2020

In goats we recommend using Glanvac 6 as protection against cheesy gland (CLA), black disease, black leg, malignant oedema, pulpy ki

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Pneumonia
29 Feb 2020

The effect of environment on pneumonia in goats:  The main things that influence the amount of respiratory disease seen in a shed are...

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Johnes in Goats
29 Feb 2020

Infection: Goats get infected with Johnes by eating contaminated faeces. Young stock are more likely to become infected than old. The...

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Foot Care
29 Feb 2020

Doe's feet: Feet need trimming about every 6-8 weeks. In the wild goats walk around on hard stoney ground that wears down their hooves...

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Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis Virus (CA
29 Feb 2020

CAE is a virus that affects goats. It is a very slow virus and signs take a long time to appear.

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Body condition scoring
29 Feb 2020

There are two areas to access when condition scoring goats; the lumbar area (short ribs) and the sterna area (brisket).

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Parasites
29 Feb 2020

Internal parasites (endoparasites )of cattle affect the gut, lungs and liver. Roundworms affect the abomasum (4th stomach), intestine...

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Abomasal bloat
29 Feb 2020

Abomasal bloat occurs when there is an overgrowth of bacteria in the stomach of kids (and lambs).

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BVD disease
30 Jan 2020

BVD (bovine viral diarrhoea) is a major disease in the Australasian dairy herd. It is caused by the BVD virus (BVDV).

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Disease Prevention
01 Jan 2020

Some countries in the world have achieved eradication of BVDV. This has not been attempted in New Zealand.

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Radiography
07 Dec 2019

Our hospital is fully equipped to take radiographs (often called X-rays) of your pet.  Our veterinarians will discuss your pet’s case...

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