General Dairy Services

VetEnt are committed to providing the very best service to all clients.

General dairy services include all of the traditional services expected of a dairy practice. Service is provided by veterinarians, and where appropriate by our team of well-trained technicians.

Veterinary Service

There are many aspects of veterinary service provided.

Emergency Services

A 24 hour emergency service is provided. This includes service for all types of emergencies including:

  • Calvings.
  • Sick animals.
  • Downer cows.
  • Injuries.
  • Cases where there may be welfare issues.

Treatment of Sick and Lame Animals

Most of these will be of a non-urgent nature, and are worked into the daily schedule.

Preventative medicine

The service for all aspects of preventative medicine is provided, and includes:

  • Vaccinations against a wide range of diseases.
  • Monitoring records through InfoVet to control mastitis and sub-clinical mastitis.
  • Facial eczema spore count monitoring and the SporeMap programme.
  • Investigating lameness and putting lameness prevention programmes in place.

Regulatory work

  • Tb testing. VetEnt has the Tb testing contracts for four of the Tb testing districts within the practice area.

Reproductive work

A full suite of reproductive programmes are offered including:

  • Non cycling cows
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Condition scoring.
  • Producing accurate calving data
  • Producing induction lists
  • Synchronizing mating
  • AI in some areas

Trace Element and Macro Element Status Determination

Trace and macro element status is monitored by:

  • Blood testing.
  • Liver biopsies.
  • Pasture sampling.

 

 
 
 
     

 Technicians

Technicians are employed across the Group and their roles include:

  • Tb testing.
  • Blood testing.
  • Calf disbudding.
  • Cattle and sheep vaccinations.
  • Administration of hormonal growth promotants.
  • Taking facial eczema grass samples.
  • Facial eczema spore counting.
  • Assisting with breeding programmes in some areas.
  • Condition scoring.

Databases

VetEnt have invested in a powerful database system across the Group with a powerful intranet system for internal communication. Records are kept in the Rx Works accounting system and InfoVet performance tracking, and are easily accessed.

Make an Appointment

For emergencies or urgent appointments within the next 24 hours, please phone the clinic directly.

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