Filham Park Veterinary Clinic 01752892700

 
The caring compassionate Veterinary practice serving the South Hams
 

Farm Animals

Facilities

The equine center is not only ideal for horses but is perfect for handling large farm animals such as prize bulls or cows.

Farm work

Farm work is an important aspect of the practice caseload. The majority of farms that we visit are beef farms with varying degrees of intensification. At present a considerable amount of our time is spent doing DEFRA work particularly TB testing, both David and Steve have signed up to the recent letter to DEFRA giving voice to the frustrations that we feel with the current control measures.

As well as routine fire brigade type work, we will perform pregnancy diagnosis by ultrasound or manual methods; herd health plans can be advised on. Assistance with their production given as necessary.

Some Angus we look after at Fowlescombe And rare breed sheep

 

Farm visits

Most of the time farm animal are dealt with by farm visits, where the vet in attendance is helped by the farmer or stockman in the place that the animal knows best. Recently Steve had to operate on an Angus calf which had been accidentally kicked in its eye by its mother. The eye was lost; so Steve had to remove it in the pen with the stockman and owner holding the calf and the mother leaning over checking every move. Just another day in the life of a vet.

 

Filham Park Veterinary Clinic is part of CVS (UK) Limited, a company which owns over 200 veterinary practices in th UK. Company Registration Number 03777473. Registered Office CVS House, Vinces Road, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4AY

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