Vet Advisory Services

Animal Health & Production Advisory Services

 

Our Vet Advisory Services team can help you to achieve your performance and production goals. They are specialist in their fields and by working alongside you and your lead vet, can deliver solutions to achieve your farming goals.
We understand that productivity relies not only on the performance of individual cows, but on the herd as a whole. Minimising herd level incidence of disease and monitoring performance are important to your sustainability as a dairy farmer.
We are able to provide a tailored service to suit you and your farm. Whether it be improving or achieving consistency in your herd’s performance (reproduction, mastitis and whole farm systems), risk management or refining your farm management strategy, we have the expertise.

Vet advisory service areas include:

Repro
Let us help you improve your 6 week in calf rate and reduce empty rate. Advisors are trained in the inCalf program.

Milk Quality
Let us help you improve milk quality, whether reduced clinical mastitis or reduce bulk somatic cell count. Advisor utilise Smart SAMM and Healthy Udder tools and are Fonterra Accredited Mastitis advisors.

Lameness
Have fewer lame cows and improve hoof condition. Advisors are trained in the Healthy Hoof program.

Farm Systems
Improve resilience of your farm business. Advisors are part of the Intelact group and use feed budgeting tools (UDDER) and financial analyses tools (Red Sky) to help farmers become more productive, profitable and environmentally sustainable.

Condition Score
We will monitor herd condition over time. This information can be used in key herd management decisions. Advisors are DairyNZ BCS accredited.

We’re here to help. Fill out the form below and let’s work together to achieve your farming goals.

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For further information please contact your local Anexa Vet Clinic on 0800 284 3838

Andy Collier

Head of Clinical Services and Headlands Farm Consultant
 
 

Andy has been involved in mixed clinical vet practice, farm advisory and practice management over the last 39 years. Andy started his career in 1980 as a Mixed Practice Veterinarian at the Matamata branch of what was then the Morrinsville and Districts Veterinary Club. After a year overseas in ‘84/’85 he returned to mixed practice based around Hamilton. By the early 90’s Andy had passed membership examinations in Dairy Cattle with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Science. Since 2001 he has worked principally as a Farms systems consultant within Anexa Vet Services and the Intelact group (now knows as Headlands consultants) with Management roles in the last decade.



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