Production Animal Services

CapeCross Vets have extensive experience in dairy, beef and small stock farming which has been gained from working with South Africa's most progressive farmers. CapeCross focuses on pro-active service and good client relations that are designed to increase the profitability of your enterprise. You can gain access to our extensive dairy-, beef- and small stock consultation services which will add another dimension to your business.

Dairy

Herd Health programmes

  • Dairy reproductive services including pregnancy testing and routine non-cycler and synchronisation services
  • Various, regular training programmes for farmers, managers and other staff, including AI training, Udder Health training, as well as training on disease spotting and primary treatment
  • Lameness control. Decreasing lameness in dairy cows through improved management of cows and timely treatment of lame cows.
  • Mastitis control and milk quality management
  • Milk sampling and culture, as well as interpretation of results.
  • Trace element monitoring at critical and regular periods during the year, i.e. pre-calving, pre-mating and pre-drying off
  • Biosecurity programmes, including a tailor-made vaccination programme, early warning about emerging diseases, and continuous consultancy to ensure the safety of your animals
  • Tuberculosis testing
  • ATH functions

Clinical and Technical services

  • Our vets are always available to assist with any clinical cases, like difficult calvings, prolapses and other emergencies.
  • We perform regular post-mortems to monitor disease prevalence on specific farms.
  • Our well-trained Animal Health Technicians do regular blood or milk sampling for controlled diseases.
  • We stock all products used on the farm, including medicine, parasite- and worm remedies, and provide sound advice on their use

Beef

Herd Health programmes

  • Beef reproductive services including pregnancy testing and routine non-cycler and synchronisation services.
  • Bull testing is done on a regular basis to monitor fertility and reproduction related diseases
  • Semen collection and freezing, fresh semen AI and embryo transplanting
  • Trace element monitoring at critical and regular periods during the year i.e. Pre-calving, pre-mating and pre-drying off.
  • Biosecurity programmes including tailor-made vaccination programmes, early warning about emerging diseases and continuous consultancy to ensure the safety of your animals.
  • Hoof care
  • Insurance certification of valuable animals

Clinical and Technical services

  • Our vets are always available to assist with any clinical cases like difficult calvings, prolapses, poisonings and other emergencies
  • We perform regular postmortems to monitor disease prevalence on specific farms
  • Our well trained Animal Health Technicians do regular blood or milk sampling for controlled diseases
  • We stock all products used, including medicine, parasite and worm remedies and provide sound advice on the use thereof.

Small Stock

Herd Health programmes

  • We provide different training programmes on a regular basis for farmers, managers and other staff. This includes AI training as well as training on disease spotting and primary treatment
  • Reproductive services including pregnancy scanning and specific scanning for twins or triplets, fresh semen AI
  • Ram fertility testing
  • Lameness control. Working to improve lameness in small stock through improved management and timely treatment
  • Trace element monitoring at critical and regular periods
  • Biosecurity programmes including tailor-made vaccination programmes, early warning about emerging diseases and continuous consultancy to ensure the safety of your animals.

Clinical and Technical services

  • Our vets are always available to assist with any clinical cases like difficult calvings, prolapses, poisonings and other emergencies
  • We perform regular postmortems to monitor disease prevalence on specific farms
  • Our well trained Animal Health Technicians do regular blood or milk sampling for controlled diseases
  • We stock all products used, including medicine, parasite and worm remedies and provide sound advice on the use thereof.

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 (042) 293 0396
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 11 Schelde Street
   Jeffreys Bay
 PO Box 3011
   Jeffreys Bay
   6330

 

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