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  • Camelids

    20170222_122842The Towcester Farm Vets team is highly experienced in dealing with alpacas and llamas, and for many years has worked alongside a wide range of camelid herd sizes and types to improve herd health and productivity, and tackle their veterinary problems. Camelid work at the practice is headed up by our resident camelid expert Rebecca, who after two years of further study has been awarded the RCVS Certificate in Camelid Practice (CertAVP(CP)).

    We provide a high quality, bespoke service to all our clients, whether you have a large breeding herd or are the proud owner of a smaller herd of pet animals. Our farm team incorporates members of the British Veterinary Camelid Society, and together we ensure that our camelid service
    is available to our clients 24/7.

    Towcester Farm Vets supply veterinary services to camelid clients across
    Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Warwickshire and Oxfordshire,
    and are keen to work with you to reduce the likelihood and occurrence of common
    problems wherever possible, and help optimize the health and performance of your
    herd. We therefore offer advice and hold client meetings on a range of issues from
    reproduction, through cria care and on to adulthood.

    Veterinary services include:

    o Parasite control
    – Faecal testing for worms and cocci
    – Testing and treatment plans for external parasites, including mange
    – Parasite control advice and plans
    o Castrations
    o Tuberculosis (TB) testing (skin and / or blood)
    o Plasma transfusions for crias
    o Harvesting of blood for plasma production
    o Blood transfusions
    o Certification for export
    o Dental examination and treatment where necessary
    o Examination and treatment of sick and injured animals
    o Routine pregnancy scanning
    o …and much more!

    Please contact the surgery if you would like more information on what we can do for