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Animal Health

Franklin Vets recently hosted our Annual Dairy Client Appreciation Seminars for our dairy farmers.  In preparation for the coming season, our vets Jason Fayers and David Moors talked about emerging diseases.

There have been a number of cases in Northland and within the Franklin Vets geographical area of Theileria.   Be prepared!  Read the summary of what our vets have to say, and by all means talk to your veterinarian if you have concerns.

Since we carried out our practice-wide BVD bulk milk sampling survey in 2011 we have seen a significant increase in farmer awareness of BVD.  The next step - the gold standard of BVD control is vaccination and eradication of PI animals (persistently infected shedders of BVD Virus).  Read about our study here