Large Animal Resources

Transition Management

by Charlene Christensen BVSc Headlands Consultant

One of the most critical periods for a dairy cow is the 3-4 weeks before and after calving.  A successful season’s production can be made or broken during the transition period.

Fat Evaluation Index (FEI) Grading System

by Charlene Christensen BVSc Headlands Consultant

FEI is a measure of the fatty acid profile of the milk, and isn’t a direct measure of the amount of PKE fed. FEI was introduced as tanker-side test in May 2017 to ensure milk is fit-for-purpose.   
FE Part 1 FE PArt 2

Top Farmers Know How Dry Off Series

insert dry cow        
manage the herd        
get more        
select dry        

Top Farmers Know How BVD Control Series

what is bvd  
test for bvd  
biosecurity for bvd  

Top Farmers Know How Mastitis Series



Top Farmers Know-How Series

video 9        
video 1        
video 2        
video 3        
video 6        
video 5        
video 8        
video 7        

AgriHealth Ready to Mate Series

RTM s1 ep1

RTM s1 ep2

RTM s1 ep3

RTM s1 ep4

RTM s1 ep5
RTM s1 ep6
RTM s1 ep7
RTM s1 ep8


AgriHealth Mastitis Series

Mastitis s2 ep1
Mastitis s2 ep2
Mastitis s2 ep3
Mastitis s2 ep4
Mastitis s2 ep5

AgriHealth Wellness Series

Wellness S3 Ep1
Wellness S3 Ep2
Wellness S3 Ep3
Wellness S3 Ep4
Wellness S3 Ep5
mycoplasma bovis flier

Mycoplasma Bovis

Young Calf Welfare
teat health
oestrus cycle

Managing M Bovis

m bovis

Presented by Levin and Horowhenua Vets with Special Guest Speaker Dr Mark Bryan, VetSouth, Winton