GOOD NURSING care is the key to successfully treating a downer cow and having her return to your milking herd.
Veterinarian Gemma Chuck of The Vet Group focuses on how to assist in a calving, give some tips to increase your chance of success and advice on when to seek veterinary help. How to intervene The cow or heifer should be adequately restrained in a crush or tied with…
The New Year has come and with it another lot of challenges for our dairy farms, writes Rob Bonanno.
Heat stress is a very significant issue that all dairies must address over the hot weather period, writes vet Rob Bonanno. When cows are exposed to hot weather, they have a limited ability to basically store up heat in their body and then allow it to dissipate over night.