Shelter and Shade

Shelter and Shade

Here are the reasons why our four-legged friends desperately need their own cool hangout spot - and what you can do about it. ...more

Background basics

February 22, 20243 min read

Salt - what is does and why it matters

Salt - what is does and why it matters

Explore the importance of salt in livestock health, and understand why it's crucial for farmers, especially in New Zealand's sodium-deficient regions. ...more

Did you know?

December 29, 20234 min read

Beware of New Mums!

Beware of New Mums!

It may come as a shock if your usually calm and affectionate animal turns on you but it's just nature at work. ...more

Background basics

December 17, 20234 min read

Antibiotic resistance in livestock - is it a concern?

Antibiotic resistance in livestock - is it a concern?

What you need to know about antibiotic resistance in livestock: what it is, why it happens and what you can do to protect your livestock. ...more

Background basics

November 13, 20234 min read

A practical guide to tube feeding

A practical guide to tube feeding

Tube feeding a weak newborn animal can seem terrifying but it may save a life. This practical guide covers why, when and how to tube feed safely. We also cover the practical ways to make sure the tube... ...more

Practical skills

October 05, 202314 min read

Foot Rot or Scald?

Foot Rot or Scald?

Sheep (and goats) often have problems with their feet. It's important to know your foot rot from your scald - and how to treat them. ...more

Background basics

September 21, 20236 min read

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