Deloraine Veterinary Centre

 03 6362 2108
23 Beefeater Street, Deloraine TAS 7304

Westbury Veterinary Centre

 03 6393 1400
88 Meander Valley Road, Westbury TAS 7303

Animal Care Articles

Sunburn (Solar Dermatitis) in Horses

Horses with areas of non-pigmented skin on their noses, around the eyes and backline, and even the heels are at risk of suffering sunburn (solar dermatitis) when grazing.

Healthy Teats: a great defense mechanism

Mastitis risk is a numbers game - greater numbers of bacteria near the teat end increase the risk of infections occuring. Maintenance of healthy teat skin and teat ends is a key requirement for an effective mastitis program.

Optimal Broodmare Nutrition

There are critical times when nutritional management can impact significantly on the condition and productivity of the mare. This is particularly true at weaning time.

Liver Fluke and Milking Cows

On many farms the control of liver fluke relies on treating all of the cows in the herd at drying off with an effective fluke treatment.

Have you ever considered the gastrointestinal tract of the mouse-chasing tabby that skulks around your stable? Does a 2700kg elephant really have anything in common with your horse, digestive or otherwise?

Bovine Virus Diarrhoea (BVD) and Mucosal Disease (MD) are caused by a pestivirus. There are a number of different strains of pestivirus, both aggressive and mild, but the mild strains are still an important factor in the development of MD.

Internal Parasites - Roundworm in Cattle

Ostertagia ostertagi and Cooperia spp are nematodes that are regularly associated with outbreaks of parasitic gastroenteritis throughout Australia. Most at risk are young animals, up to 2 years of age.

Equine Metabolic Syndrome

Equine Metabolic Syndrome is a relatively new discovery, previosuly referred to as peripheral Cushing’s syndrome, pseudo-Cushing’s syndrome, hypothyroidism, and insulin resistance syndrome.

Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease (PBFD) is a disease that leads to feather loss and can eventually develop into ‘bald parrot syndrome’.

Feeding a Lovebird

In the wild, Lovebirds eat a variety of seeds, fruits, berries and vegetation such as leaf buds.

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Deloraine TAS 7304
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Westbury TAS 7303
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