Dairy Farming members – Book your free 30 minute pre-mating consult

We want you to make sure your repro season is going as smooth as possible – so we offer all members the benefit of a free 30 minute pre-mating consult.

Fleas, ticks and your working dog – stop the uncomfortable itch

Fleas and ticks are not the most exciting topic but they do have an effect on our working dogs and in turn other stock on the farm.  A flea infestation can quickly get out of control, so it is important to treat for fleas and ticks year-round. Often we think that...

A cats battle with hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is a condition that affects many older cats. Often the symptoms are subtle, with many being overlooked and associated with “old age”. However, regular health checks and screening allow early detection, resulting in the best outcomes. A clients story......

Congratulations to our Prolaject B12 – air fryer winners

The team at Anexa love a good promo and this one was a goody. Between 1 May 2022 and 31 July 2022 all Anexa clients that brought Prolaject B12 went in the draw to win 1 of 4 Philips Airyer Essential XL with a RRP $578. Congratulations Nagra Farms, Warren and Luyn...

Options for maintaining cow condition when pasture growth is limited before mating

Meeting body condition targets at calving and mating is key to getting cows back in calf. Six tips to make the best of this challenging season.

Lamb survival

The neonatal period accounts for most lamb losses on farms where toxo and campy vaccinations are used.   Docking numbers can provide very valuable information about areas of loss on your property. It is a very good exercise to work out lamb wastage from scanning to...

Muzzle Training For Dogs

Muzzles are not just for aggressive dogs! All dogs may need to wear a muzzle at some time during their lives for any number of reasons, including nail clipping, grooming, to be handled safely when injured, or for certain veterinary procedures. A dog may need to wear a...

Bull Availability and Health

Are your bulls sorted for spring? Will you be using bulls for your spring mating over your heifers or your herd?  Have you let your heifer grazier know the mating start and end dates, where the bulls will be sourced from, bull numbers and any bull health requirements?...

A round of applause for the Cognosco team!

Cognosco, the research arm of Anexa Veterinary Services, is the recipient of the prestigious award for “The most commendable paper published in the New Zealand Veterinary Journal” for 2021, awarded by the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists....

The Who, What, Where and How of Endometritis and Metrichecking

Dirty cows (cow with endometritis) have poorer reproductive performance than their healthy herd mates. Research tells us that dirty cows have lower conception and 6-week in calf rates and higher empty rates. In order to be able to treat these dirty cows, we first have...

Anexa Vets are here to help.

Working with you for better results.

Anexa Vets offer a friendly and professional vet service for dairy,  and dry stock farmers as well as your family pets. We care about your animals’ health and we care about the communities we work with.  From the veterinary advice we provide, to the products we use  – all our recommendations are based on quality science, with your animals, and your needs well considered.

Find out more about Anexa vet services

Anexa Vets have helped us improve cow condition, raise repro performance, but also injected some enthusiasm back into us.

J & C Henry

Great clinic! Neither of my dogs are very comfortable visiting the vet, but the vet and vet nurse that we saw were really excellent with them and made the visit as relaxed as possible – highly recommend.

M Stephen

Amazingly caring, skillful and knowledgable team! Always ready to help and without a doubt our permanent vet of choice.

S Hartstone

Choose Anexa as your farm vet.

Sign up and join the Anexa Vet Club. You’ll be supported by a veterinary team that are passionate and driven. The health and wellbeing of your animals and your farm’s business requirements come first.

Choose Anexa Veterinary Services as your farm vet.

Sign up and join the Anexa Vet Club.

You’ll be supported by a veterinary team that are passionate and driven. The health and wellbeing of your animals and your farm’s business requirements come first.

Cognosco Research

Cognosco is a contract research group, based in the heart of the New Zealand dairy industry. The group was formed by Dr Scott McDougall in 1997, to provide a research team that could undertake observational studies and clinical trials in ruminant production systems. Cognosco is a division of Anexa.

Join the Anexa team

At Anexa, our staff enjoy a caring culture with many opportunities to grow and develop professional skills. We are always on the lookout for passionate vets and vet nurses that share our values. If you would like to find out more please get in touch.

“Good sort farmers – on the whole the farmers we work with are really nice people and are often keen to give most of the treatments you suggest a go.”

“The ability to develop and grow trust and strong relationships with the farmers has been one of the most fulfilling things about working for Anexa. I feel part of this is personal, but I feel the farmers generally have been very easy to get onside from the get-go.”

“Attached lab and Cognosco!!! Think it’s one of the key qualities that sets Anexa apart from other businesses – allows for the use of best practise and up to date information to guide our clinical decisions. Ali and Yvette our Lab Technicians, are more than happy to talk to you about results or help teach which is really cool.”

“Mighty Waikato – anything you could want within an hour drive, if not less.”

“Progression of new grad skill set – constantly acquiring new skills and gaining clinical confidence. Good balance of getting help but also being pushed out of our comfort zone.”

“Support – big team with varied and lots of experience. We have enjoyed working out of the ‘hub’ clinic – feel very connected and really advantageous for learning small animal stuff. Also Friday afternoon catch ups is a nice way to lead into the weekend – chance to debrief and you get to chat to some of the team you might not normally have a lot to do with.”

“On call is something I don’t mind doing, I grew to resent it in my old job for a few reasons: The phone was directly through to me, the rota was a lot more frequent, and it was incorporated into the salary so felt like it was not worth anything”

“Having a large pool of vets is good in the sense that there is so many years of experience to draw on absolutely anything you come across so a great support network.”

“Dedicated CEO and leadership team that send out daily emails 😊  – feel as though everyone is approachable.”

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