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Job Opportunity | Vet Nurse

By |2019-02-15T09:20:43+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Employment, Petcare|Tags: , , , , |

We are currently seeking an energetic, happy and caring Veterinary Nurse to join our dynamic team. The practice is well equipped and handles an interesting case load. We have a great team who are dedicated to delivering an exceptional standard of care to our patients and clients. The successful applicant ideally should have: Cert IV

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We love our island home…because it makes biosecurity easier!

By |2019-02-14T20:03:30+00:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: Farm Services|Tags: , , , |

What do we love about living in Australia? The varied landscape, the low population density, the unique animals, sausage sizzles, lamingtons, pavlova, the beaches! As vets, we also love that we don’t have many significant animal diseases, such as tuberculosis, brucellosis, rabies and foot and mouth disease (also known as FMD). We call these serious

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Plant toxins and photosensitivity in cattle

By |2019-02-14T15:24:53+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Farm Services, HerdWise|Tags: , , , , |

Dr Debbie Twiss Photosensitivity – what is it? Photosensitivity reactions in cattle occur when light reactive plant components (called phototoxins) enter the skin and are exposed to ultraviolet light. The phototoxin reacts to UV in light coloured or thin-skinned or hairless areas such as around the eyes, nose or teats. The wavelengths of UV that

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How your herd can beat the heat

By |2019-01-23T12:32:39+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Farm Services, HerdWise|

While summer in the south west means lots of visits to the beach, it also means lots of hot cows (and hot farmers and hot vets). As well as the heat from the sun and surrounds, cows have an increased challenge in that their rumen is a massive fermentation vat that also produces heat. Heat

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