Friday, 09 August 2019 10:55

Preventing mastitis over calving

Mastitis is the most common disease of dairy cattle and is a significant cause of losses on the dairy farm, explains Dr Sean Daly, vet and technical adviser at MSD Animal Health.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 13:55

Keeping calves clean and free of scours

MSD Animal Health’s regional technical advisor/vet, Kim Kelly explains how to reduce the risk of your calves getting scours.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 17 May 2019 09:29

Make drying off less stressful

David Dymock, livestock technical advisor with MSD Animal Health covers best practice insertion of dry cow therapy and teat sealants.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 26 April 2019 12:55

Managing the herd for dry-off

David Dymock, livestock technical advisor with MSD Animal Health, on how best to manage your herd at dry-off. 

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 27 February 2017 09:19

Economies of dry cow therapy show up

David and Colleen Fagan, of Northland, take pride in the quality of the milk their cows produce, reports MSD Animal Health NZ.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 09 September 2016 12:55

Cheaper does not mean better

Farmers can no longer simply buy the cheapest drench, assume it is doing a good job of killing worms and not consider the longer term implications, says Jo Houlter, veterinary technical advisor, MSD Animal Health.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 08 July 2016 09:55

Colostrum key to healthy calves

Get your colostrum feeding right and you'll go a long way towards raising healthy replacement calves.

Published in Farm Health
Saturday, 04 June 2016 09:55

Farmers, vets gang up on scours

Neonatal scours can badly affect dairy calves and make it difficult for herd owners to raise enough healthy replacements.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 30 October 2015 15:10

Dairy Women's Network hits 8000 members

Dairy Women's Network membership has grown from 5079 last year to at least 8000 members, chairman Justine Kidd says.

Published in Agribusiness

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