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Restricted Veterinary Medicines

Wednesday, 8th November 2017
 
Anexa FVC has undertaken a lot of work this year to future-proof our management of Restricted Veterinary Medicines (RVMs). Some of you might have already seen and participated in ...
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From the Board

From the Board

Wednesday, 8th November 2017
 
The annual AGM of Anexa FVC was held on the 27th of September this year. The two standing Directors that retired by rotation both stood again and were returned unopposed for a ...
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Be Gone Plastic Bags!

Be Gone Plastic Bags!

Wednesday, 8th November 2017
 
Here at Anexa FVC, we have made an easy decision to join the “ban the plastic bag revolution”, and replace our standard plastic bags with paper and compostable bags, and ...
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Why is Farmacy.co.nz a website and not an app?

Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
 
Farmacy is primarily related to communications, data collection and product ordering so a mobile/responsive website made sense as a practical first step. This is because a mobile ...
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Waikato dairy researcher claims prestigious award

Waikato dairy researcher claims prestigious award

Thursday, 7th September 2017
 
Congratulations ScottWaikato dairy veterinarian and researcher Dr Scott McDougall has become the first scientist in the Southern Hemisphere to receive a prestigious United States ...
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Anexa FVC supporting our Rural Communities

Tuesday, 5th September 2017
 
During August 2017 Anexa FVC supported the following community groups and schools: Thames Valley Rugby Union - Heartland Rugby Thames Valley Turf Trust – Turf ...
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Hoof Trimming Benefits

Hoof Trimming Benefits

Monday, 8th May 2017
 
What happens on a day-to-day basis with regards to cow claws? Frequent walking (twice a day covering on average 3-4 km) impacts on the hoof simply because of the weight the claws ...
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Onsite Lab testing now available

Thursday, 30th March 2017
 
At Anexa FVC we strive to offer our farmers the best and believe that the way forward is through innovation. To keep up with the ever-changing needs of the farming sector and ...
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Sheep and Beef Discussion Group;  Worm Day at Simpson Farms

Sheep and Beef Discussion Group; Worm Day at Simpson Farms

Tuesday, 28th February 2017
 
We had another well attended discussion group on Thursday the 16th of February. The subject was worms, why we worry about them, how they impact on livestock and what we can do to ...
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From the Board

From the Board

Monday, 31st October 2016
 
The annual AGM of Anexa FVC was held on the 28th of September this year. Two positions on the board became vacant however as there were no nominations, Alister Smith and Peter Le ...
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Improving Bull Performance

Improving Bull Performance

Saturday, 1st October 2016
 
Conception rates in dairy herds are dictated by AB management and by bull management. Bull numbers are often underestimated in New Zealand. There is no doubt that bulls can be a ...
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Five reasons to preserve colostrum:

Five reasons to preserve colostrum:

Thursday, 28th July 2016
 
1. Calves prefer fresh colostrum and find it more palatable than old stinky stuff 2. Antibodies in colostrum are important for passive immunity in newborn calves and decline ...
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What’s new for calf rearing in 2016?

What’s new for calf rearing in 2016?

Monday, 25th July 2016
 
By Katie Denholm, Herd Health Veterinarian The BRIX refractometer- revolutionise your calf rearingThere is a new tool for testing colostrum quality. It’s called a Brix ...
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Store PAR information carefully

Tuesday, 31st May 2016
 
After the consult season has finished you should have received your PAR paperwork, including the PAR booklet, which contains all drugs prescribed to your farm at the time of ...
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Upper Cow Road Show - Did you miss out?

Upper Cow Road Show - Did you miss out?

Friday, 13th May 2016
 
It has been a tough year. In anticipation of the coming spring and in support of our dairy farmers, Anexa FVC (along with Boehringer Ingelheim, MPI and Glenmark Veterinary ...
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Antibiotic resistance  – Why the Fuss?

Antibiotic resistance – Why the Fuss?

Wednesday, 2nd December 2015
 
By Tennielle Ellingham, Veterinarian Antibiotic resistance commonly called antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been known for many decades. So why now is this issue so topical? ...
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Interested in getting your statement and newsletter  via email?

Interested in getting your statement and newsletter via email?

Wednesday, 2nd December 2015
 
We will be offering emailed statements and newsletters as an option in 2016. We hope that you will support this service, as it will allow you to receive your statement earlier ...
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Toxoplasmosis vaccination for goats

Monday, 5th October 2015
 
Toxoplasmosis vaccination for goats Book in September for a visit in November TOXOPLASMOSIS: - One of the major infectious causes of abortion in goats o Early pregnancy – ...
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Fuel for Performance - Working Dog Nutrition

Fuel for Performance - Working Dog Nutrition

Wednesday, 30th September 2015
 
Did you know that feeding your working dogs like athletes could result in fewer injuries and keep them working for longer? Working dogs are running up to a marathon a day and ...
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Grading? Let Us Help

Grading? Let Us Help

Thursday, 27th August 2015
 
The key to a grade bust is to quickly locate the cows causing the grade and removing them from supply until treated. We act with urgency. We will have an Advanced Mastitis ...
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An app that predicts the cure rate of clinical mastitis.

An app that predicts the cure rate of clinical mastitis.

Tuesday, 30th June 2015
 
Each year, more than 700,000 dairy cows across New Zealand are treated for clinical mastitis. However, the success rate of these treatments varies between 20% and 90%. This means ...
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