Livestock Clinic

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Large Animal Veterinary Services

At Acorn Veterinary Clinic, we have 3 dedicated large animal vets. We have been treating the animals of North Cork for over 50 years, and during that time have developed a range of specialist expertise and special interests including mastitis, nutrition, herd health and fertility. We offer a comprehensive 24/7, 365 days on call service to our clients, meaning a vet is only ever a phone call away. You can reach our on call vet by calling 022 25193. We encourage the use of appointments for planned work to maximise the efficient use of both farmers and vets time.

General Services

We offer a complete range of standard ambulatory services.

  • TB testing

  • Callout to perform all routine and emergency work on farm

  • Call out to assist at calving problems

  • Call out to sick animals on farm

  • Call out to perform routine work on farm

  • Castration

  • Fertility work, including scanning

  • Farm visits for herd health and blood testing for disease diagnosis

  • Abortion diagnosis

  • Caesarean sections

  • LDA’s, RDA’s, caecal dilations and calf hernias

Bio-Security

We advise on the control, prevention, and eradication of all cattle diseases such as:

  • BVD

  • IBR

  • Johnes

  • T.B.

  • Leptospirosis

  • Neosporosis

  • Crypyosporosis

  • Coccidiosis

  • Calf scours

  • Tailored advice such as “What to test that new stock bull for” before he arrives

  • Advice on re-stocking and farm expansion to avoid importing disease onto your farm

  • Disease free status testing and certification

  • Lab diagnosis to give fully tailored parasitic control programs

  • Fertility advice

Mastitis Control Programme

Comprehensive advice on all matters pertaining to mastitis and milk quality

  • Antibiotic sensitivity testing to guide lactating and dry cow intra-mammary tube therapy selection

  • High somatic cell count

  • Herd approach to diagnosis, prevention and control of problems

  • Record analysis

  • Farm visits and continual monitoring

  • Machine testing

  • Milking routine and technique advice

  • Advice on control of contagious and environmental mastitis

  • Advice on re-stocking and farm expansion to avoid importing disease onto the farm

  • Advice on teat and teat skin health

  • Antibiotic sensitivity testing to guide lactating and dry cow intra-mammary tube therapy selection

Cow Health

Herd Health Disease Prevention. We can help you with any of the common herd problems which make your farm day more difficult costing time and money.

  • Milk Fever prevention

  • Grass Tetany prevention

  • Calf Health programmes

  • Nutrition advice for the milking cow: to decrease ketosis, to decrease LDA’s, to increase fertility and to manage the transition period from dry to milking to optimise cow and farm performance

  • Vaccination Advice

  • Diagnosis of problems and tailored control programmes to suit each farm unit

Contacts:

Fermoy Road, Kildorrery, Co. Cork

Tel: 022 25193
Fax: 022 25194
acornkdy@gmail.com

Office hours:

Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 5.30pm
Saturday: Seasonal

Emergency Information:

We provide emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A veterinarian can be reached 24 hours a day.
We have a vet on call after normal business hours including weekends and holidays.
Please CALL US at: 022 43862

or 022 25193

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