Large Animal Services

Leeton Veterinary Hospital

Large Animal Services: Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Pigs, Alpacas & Other Large Animals

We see many large animals including companion, recreational, performance and production. Large Animals can be treated at the Leeton Veterinary Hospital or on your premises – traveling fees apply and safe work areas are necessary for the rectal examination of mares and cattle. We have a large range of services available that include:

Horses:

  • Freeze branding
  • Studbook identification & DNA sampling
  • Colics
  • Lameness investigation
  • Fertility – scanning & pregnancy testing
  • Artificial Insemination
  • Caslicks
  • Obstetrics (foalings)
  • Trauma
  • Dermatology
  • Access to a full complement of laboratory facilities
  • Blood testing for Racing Profiles
  • Return to racing certificates
  • Dentistry
  • Vaccinations including Tetanus, Strangles & Hendra
  • Drenching – stomach tubing & pastes
  • Pre-purchase exams
  • Colt castrations
  • Microchipping
  • Radiology
  • Ultrasound
  • Farm visits
  • Soft tissue surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Nutrition
  • Parasite management programs
  • 24 hour emergency & critical care service, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Cattle:

  • Farm visits
  • Soft tissue surgery
  • Bull fertility testing
  • Obstetrics (calvings)
  • Disease control
  • Infertility investigations
  • Pregnancy testing & tail tagging
  • Market Assurance Programs (eg Bovine Johne’s Disease etc)
  • Bovine Johne’s Disease testing
  • Brucellosis testing
  • Pestiviris testing
  • Access to a full complement of laboratory facilities
  • Faecal egg counts for drenching programs
  • Parasite prevention & testing
  • In-house pathology
  • Herd nutrition
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Full range of large animal medications
  • 24 hour emergency & critical care service, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Sheep & Goats:

  • Disease & mortality investigations
  • Parasite monitoring & control
  • Ovine Brucellosis Accreditation
  • Ovine Johne’s Disease Accreditation (MAP programs)
  • Trisolfen supplier
  • Nutrition
  • Obstetrics
  • Soft tissue surgery
  • Vaccinations
  • 24 hour emergency & critical care service, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Pigs & Alpacas & other large animals:

  • Disease & mortality investigations
  • Parasite monitoring & control
  • Nutrition
  • Obstetrics
  • Soft tissue surgery
  • Vaccinations
  • 24 hour emergency & critical care service, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
These services listed are only a small amount of what we do here at Leeton Veterinary Hospital. Feel free to contact us about any procedure and we will endeavour to fully assist with your enquiry.