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16 May 2022

Adding Value to Milk Quality Consults

It’s often a highly complex issue, but helping dairy farmers improve milk quality and mastitis management has got a bit easier for New Zealand vets this year, with the launch of new tools from AgriHealth. And if respo...

03 March 2022

Help your farmers reap the benefit of record high milk price

How many of your dairy farmers are planning to milk a bit longer this season to capture the record high forecast farmgate milk price? If history is any guide, quite a few of them will at least be thinking about it, if...

08 December 2021

Making the most of Preg Testing Day

Pregnancy testing may be weeks away yet but making a small change to the ‘normal’ PD routine could reap big repro benefits for both your farmers and your practice in the season to come.

20 September 2021

Rapid on-farm testing for mastitis

With an increased awareness around antimicrobial stewardship demand for rapid on-farm diagnostic testing for mastitis has been increasingly strongly over the past few seasons. Developed in NZ, Mastatest is the first on...

13 September 2021

Make repro season easier – with the Ready to Mate App from AgriHealth

A simple reminder system to make sure all the important tasks relating to mating happen at the right time is already helping hundreds of dairy farmers improve their herd reproductive management. ‘Ready to Mate’, a free...

30 August 2021

Limping Up To Mating?

The link between cows’ hooves and their ovaries is not always obvious, did you know cows that are lame at mating can take 7 to 18 days longer than their herd mates to get pregnant?

02 August 2021

Coccidia parasites are hidden productivity thieves

Coccidia parasites are widespread in NZ, and are often ingested by calves causing intestinal damage, and sometimes resulting in bloody scours

15 July 2021

Mastitis hurts!

They may be too tiny to see without a microscope, but the bacteria that cause mastitis can (literally) be a huge pain at this time of the year.

15 July 2021

Take the pain out of disbudding this season

​Calf disbudding is an essential farm practice. However, as the process involves burning skin and underlying horn tissue, it is painful and causes inflammation to the calf.