Dairy Farm Consultancy Services

Working together for better sustainable and profitable results

Our Herd Health Veterinarians can help you to achieve your performance and production goals. We understand that your productivity relies not only on the performance of individual cows, but on the herd as a whole. 
Minimising herd level incidence of disease, maximising herd reproduction and monitoring performance are important to your sustainability as a dairy farmer. We can work alongside you to provide a tailored service to suit you and your farm.

Services include:

Headlands Consultancy

Improve resilience of your farm business. Advisors are part of the Headlands Consultancy group and use feed budgeting tools (UDDER) and financial analyses tools (Red Sky/Global Dairies) to help farmers become more productive, profitable and environmentally sustainable.

Feed budgeting

We are able to help you budget your feed to meet your goals, whether it is setting up a short-term autumn budget to get you through to calving, planning how to recover from a summer dry or deciding the most economic supplement to use to hit BCS at calving targets. We can meet with you on a one off basis or more frequently to help you stick to your plan.

Body condition scoring

We have  a large number of vets trained as Accredited Body Condition Scoring Assessors. We offer a service whereby we can condition score your herd as either a one off visit, or on a regular basis. Our vets can either assess your whole herd, or individual cows. This provides you with valuable information for feed management, dry off decisions and reproduction management. Contact your local vet to discuss this service further.

Nutritional advice

Improve resilience of your farm business. Advisors are part of the Headlands Consultancy group and use feed budgeting tools (UDDER) and financial analyses tools (Red Sky/Global Dairies) to help farmers become more productive, profitable and environmentally sustainable.

Transition cow advice and planning

Anexa Vets can help you plan for a successful calving season. By managing the transition period well through ensuring that you have considered calving dates, feed allocation, magnesium it will ensure that calving  goes well. It is also important to have a game plan if cows do go down. Anexa Vets can offer advice and create a plan tailored to you farm.

Animal Health Calendar

We work together with you to formulate a unique, annual plan for your herd, helping you not only achieve targets in your herd’s reproductive, mastitis and general animal health performance, but also meet your supplier’s compliance requirements.

Fonterra Cooperative difference initiative

Anexa Vets are here to support you and your farming business – while doing what you have always done works, the industry is consistently evolving and requiring changes to farm management to meet specifications. Anexa Vets can help you create a plan so you can reach the level of compliancy your farm team is aiming for – we can offer not only planning and advice but also support you with the implementation of that advice on-farm through training, product delivery and technician support when you need it.

Want to reach your farming goals through a farm system approach?

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