Factsheets - Sheep & Beef
The following fact sheets have been prepared by Anexa FVC Veterinarians as a guide to topics of interest. For specific information please contact your local vet.

Your lambing/calving kit should have the following (Just in case…)

  • Gloves, lubricant & calving and lambing ropes
  • Injectable Metabolic treatments - injectable calcium ‘Calpro250’, injectable glucose ‘Glucalphos’
  • Oral metabolic treatments- calcium preparations for cows eg Headstart gold, calol, and energy drenches eg. acetol/ketol
  • Antibiotics, painkillers, needles and syringes
  • Bearing retainers, or needles and tape
  • Rubber rings and applicator
  • Iodine navel spray
  • Calf scour treatments, rehydration (electrolyte) sachets and drenching tubes for lambs and calves
  • Heat lamp or hot box for reheating hypothermic lambs and calves
  • Lamb covers/jackets
  • Powdered colostrum and milk powder



    Date Added: Monday, 9th July 2018


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