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Special guest to attend Sheepvention in Hamilton

Andreas Dürler

Andreas Dürler has worked with the German company Henke-Sass, Wolf GmbH since 2018. He is responsible within Henke-Sass, Wolf for veterinary products including all sheep and ruminant products. Andreas holds a German degree as a business economist.

He is also involved in the development process of several products for HSW including vaccination guns, drenching and pour-on guns. Andreas will be available at the Think Livestock stand for the entire period of the Sheepvention in Hamilton and will be happy to answer questions and to receive feedback on the performance of the products of Henke-Sass, Wolf.

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Veterinary Needles from Think Livestock

Stainless Steel Reusable Needles 12 Pack, HSW  Disposable Needles in boxes of 100, HDN and DTN Process Detectable Needles in boxes of 100, Ideal Process Detectable Needles in boxes of 100

Vaccination Equipment

Think Livestock supply a very broad range of veterinary needles to cover almost all veterinary applications. All vaccination needles supplied have standard Luer lock fittings which fit onto all the most common brands of multi dose vaccinator and single dose syringes.
In most cases there are a variety of needle lengths offered in each needle gauge. Needle lengths vary from ¼ inch to 1.5 inch, and gauges vary from 14 gauge (thickest needle) to 22 gauge (finest).

These veterinary needles are used at some stage in virtually all types of animal farming. Because of the wide range of needle lengths and gauges, they are suitable for sheep, cattle, horses, goats, pigs and Alpacas. Continue reading Veterinary Needles from Think Livestock

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New pink eye vaccination equipment from Think Livestock

Think Livestock are pleased to introduce new vaccination equipment for improved application and to help reduce the occurrence and severity of pink eye in cattle.

The dose rate of pink eye vaccination required is 2 mL, presented in 100 mL glass bottles, and vaccination is recommended 3 to 6 weeks prior to the expected onset of pink eye season. Continue reading New pink eye vaccination equipment from Think Livestock

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The best time for sheep drenching

The best time for sheep drenching

Think Livestock specialise in the sale of drenching and vaccination equipment. As responsible suppliers of this specialised animal healthcare equipment, they believe that the job of drenching sheep needs to be handled in a scientifically sound manner.

As such, they have aligned themselves with StockWatch, a company which offers a testing service to determine the need for and best timing for drenching. Continue reading The best time for sheep drenching

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Why delivery of minerals to livestock via water achieves optimum results

Written by Roger Martyn

One of the observable differences between New Zealand and Australian pasture based production systems is the adoption of inline water mineral delivery systems. These are now very common in New Zealand situations, for the introduction of different medications into stock water supply.

Continue reading Why delivery of minerals to livestock via water achieves optimum results

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Pigeon Paramyxovirus (PPMV) in Australia

Pigeon Paramyxovirus ( PPMV)

In Australia pigeon owners are vaccinating there flocks against the Avian Paramyxovirus, some having little experience at vaccinating birds.

Even those who had experience at vaccinating had to deal with minimum pack size being 500ml ( 1000 pigeon doses). In an effort to help make this process easy for them, and to help lower the cost of the vaccine through “pack-sharing” we soon devleoped our Pigeon Vaccination Kit.

This kit contains everything needed by each breeder to allow them to decant the amount of vaccine they need for their own flock form a (500ml) pack of the required vaccine. So if a group of breeders each purchase their own kit, they are able tos hare out the vaccine without contaminating the main pack.

Think Livestock are stocking a small supply of the killed vaccine, Poulvac.

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Pigeon Vaccination Kit