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Large Animal Services:
Our facilities include holding and sorting pens and a Foremost hydraulic chute for processing calves and pregnancy checking cows, as well as performing standing surgeries. This allows us to process cattle in all weather conditions quickly and safely with less stress for you and your animals. Our cattle working facility is modern and is kept sanitized and cleaned with your animals health and reduction of disease transmission in mind.
Bovine, Caprine and Ovine Reproductive Services
We provide pregnancy determination using a rectal ultrasound probe.
Bovine Breeding Soundness
One of the most valuable and often under utilized services available to producers is the bull breeding soundness exams (BSE). A BSE allows us to assess a bull’s potential breeding fitness.
Areas evaluated include:
● Scrotal size and shape, and consistency
● Sperm motility
● Sperm morphology
● Penis shape and size
● Feet and legs
● Body condition
Bulls make up half of the breeding herd and should be managed as carefully as the cow herd to insure a brief and productive calving season.
Equine Reproductive Services
Ultrasounds can be performed both for pregnancy diagnosis and discernment of ovarian structures. We also provide equine artificial insemination and post foaling uterine treatments.
Equine Electronic Coggins Testing
We conduct coggins testing using digital photographs of your horse utilizing Globalvetlink. This provides horse owners with both coggins and health certificates that include color photographs of their horses. Owners can then access these reports at any time from a cell phone or computer. If you are needing a coggins test for your horse, please call for an appointment. These new coggins certificates include 3 color photos of your horse and can be accessed online and emailed to you, the minute the laboratory finishes the test. ( see sample coggins certificate)
Equine Lameness Evaluation
Lameness evaluation can be performed on the farm or at the clinic. Nerve blocks as
well as x-
Equine Dental Care
We can provide comprehensive dental care for most equine needs. Power float equipment
is used which aids and correction of dental problems. All horses can benefit from
annual dental examinations. Routine care can reduce the amount of tooth loss and
may prolong a horse’s life-