Services

Herd Health

  • Record analysis

  • Vaccination protocols

  • Diagnostic testing

  • Certificates of veterinary inspection

  • Dehorning

 

Reproduction Programs

  • Traditional pregnancy diagnosis and individual cow infertility therapy.

  • Ultrasound early pregnancy diagnosis

  • Herd infertility work-ups

  • Heat synchronization programs are modified and designed to fit the individual farm's needs

  • Abortion diagnostics

 

Embryo Transfer

  • Complete super-ovulation programs available with the ability to freeze and store domestic embryos

  • Transfer of your purchased frozen embryos by 4-step or direct transfer methods

  • Sales of frozen embryos from top-quality Vermont and Wisconsin dairy herds

 

Dairy Replacement Heifer Management

  • Newborn health care

  • Colostrum quality measurement and management

  • Strategic De-worming Program designed for individual farms and age groups

Milk Quality

  • SCC and Quality troubleshooting to improve milk check premiums

  • Milking System Equipment Analysis (no parts or repairs) - COMING SOON!

  • Milking procedures and hygiene on-farm visits and work-up

  • Milking personnel technique evaluation and education

  • Individual cow mastitis clinical case culture for causative bacteria

 

Dry & Transition Cow Management/Monitoring

  • Use of NEFA (non-esterified fatty acids) and BHBA (beta-hydroxy butyric acid) testing to identify transition cow issues

  • Develop Transition Dry Cow Grouping Strategy

  • Body Condition Scoring on a monthly and/or weekly basis to prevent metabolic disease

  • Anionic Salt (DCAD) feeding monitor by Urine pH testing close up/pre-fresh cows

 

Necropsy and Diagnostic Testing Services

"Successful uterine torsion calving. Both the calf and Momma are doing well too... this gal is already eating now. Just picture having to roll this cow 180 degrees twice!"

-Dr. Katie Jackson

Basic Costs for our Smaller Farms

We are accepting new clients. Taking care of your animals is our top priority. Please note our basic costs below. Additional charges may apply. Payment is expected at the time of the visit. We accept cash, checks and credit cards.

* Call charge (cost for us to drive to your home/farm for each visit: $45

* Professional Time/hour: $175 (time spent is prorated)

 *Fecal lab test qualitative: $10, Quantitative: $20

* Late call fee (if you call to have a vet come out after 2:00 pm same day: $25

* Emergency fee day time: $50

* Emergency fee weekends/nights: $60

Cost for medicines will vary depending on the medicine and the amount given.

Veterinarian's Oath

As a member of the veterinary medical profession, I solemnly swear that I will use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society. I will strive to promote animal health and welfare, relieve animal suffering, protect the health of the public and environment, and advance comparative medical knowledge.

2562 VT RT 22A

Bridport, VT 05734

PO Box 112

Bridport, VT 05734

802-758-6888

valleywidevets@gmail.com