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What is at stake? -The Union of Veterinary Practitoners issues a 60 Day strike notice

The Union of Veterinary Practitioners Kenya (UVPK) issued a 60 Days strike notice upon which lapsing will see all veterinary professionals and

What is at stake? -The Union of Veterinary Practitoners issues a 60 Day strike notice2024-04-05T14:52:30+03:00

My Cow Eats Plastic Bags

Plastics are unpalatable and consequently when gobbled by cows, they stack up in the stomach, sometimes they might get trapped with different other materials and form hard ball-like pieces. The digestive system of the cow is complex, made of "4 stomachs", making it extremely challenging for the material to pass out along with the dung, Cows may actually continue to live normally with these materials. However, problems result when there is obstruction in the system. Note that cows are indiscriminate feeders and will eat other foreign materials like nails and wires, rubber, ropes and other inorganic materials in their environment.

My Cow Eats Plastic Bags2023-10-27T21:55:05+03:00

Caring for and Managing Dry Cows

It is worth noting that the period around calving represents the time of the greatest risk in the cow’s life. Therefore, adequate preparation and outstanding care are key factors if this transition is to take place without problems. Investing in optimal dry cow management will be repaid with fewer problems in the following lactation, and a higher milk yield.

Caring for and Managing Dry Cows2022-06-16T20:56:49+03:00

Four Crucial Puppy Shots

Puppy vaccines are mandatory to guarantee that the dog will be less exposed to common canine viruses. The puppy is born with immunity due to the antibodies that are transmitted from the mother, through the placenta and the breast milk. However, these antibodies protect the puppy for only a few days, so vaccinations are needed. If the mother has not been vaccinated against a certain virus, she will not have antibodies for it, so the puppy will prone the disease. There are a few essential shots that are recommended for every puppy.

Four Crucial Puppy Shots2022-05-21T11:41:07+03:00

Signs Your Dog May Be Sick

Regardless of your dog’s age, You play a key role in helping your dog fight against llness and remain healthy. Your dog, unlike us, can only show signs of disease but cannot describe symptoms to you. Your knowledge of the signs which accompany common diseases is one way to help reduce your pet’s risk of being affected by them. A considerably high number of pets that appear healthy eve during annual checkups have underlying diseases.

Signs Your Dog May Be Sick2022-05-18T21:37:05+03:00
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