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Vet and Med

Post by The Pretender » Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:03 pm

We have 'osses and the vet bills make my eyes water. So what are the vet and med costs for the average dairy cow these days? I've just had a squizz through my dog eared, 1994 edition John Nix book and it looks like it was £35/head back in the day. I suspect this has increased a bit.
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Re: Vet and Med

Post by The Squire » Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:34 pm

Folk with hosses have money to burn, so it matters not what their vet bills are! :roll:

Just done quick rough calculation .... last year was ~£50 per animal - over whole herd, not just dairy cows.

Just depends - 4 years ago it was £20 ... but we've got a new vet now, with new fangled (more expensive!) ideas. :wink:

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Re: Vet and Med

Post by Coltheox » Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:57 pm

The Squire wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:34 pm
Folk with hosses have money to burn, so it matters not what their vet bills are! :roll:

Just done quick rough calculation .... last year was ~£50 per animal - over whole herd, not just dairy cows.

Just depends - 4 years ago it was £20 ... but we've got a new vet now, with new fangled (more expensive!) ideas. :wink:
Hello Squire, good to see you posting again. How are things in your part of good old England???
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Re: Vet and Med

Post by The Squire » Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:56 am

Coltheox wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:57 pm
The Squire wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:34 pm
Folk with hosses have money to burn, so it matters not what their vet bills are! :roll:

Just done quick rough calculation .... last year was ~£50 per animal - over whole herd, not just dairy cows.

Just depends - 4 years ago it was £20 ... but we've got a new vet now, with new fangled (more expensive!) ideas. :wink:
Hello Squire, good to see you posting again. How are things in your part of good old England???
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Re: Vet and Med

Post by Coltheox » Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:58 pm

The Squire wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:56 am
Coltheox wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:57 pm
The Squire wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:34 pm
Folk with hosses have money to burn, so it matters not what their vet bills are! :roll:

Just done quick rough calculation .... last year was ~£50 per animal - over whole herd, not just dairy cows.

Just depends - 4 years ago it was £20 ... but we've got a new vet now, with new fangled (more expensive!) ideas. :wink:
Hello Squire, good to see you posting again. How are things in your part of good old England???
Hi Col.
Things are frustratingly, very wet here.
Same as everywhere it seems. :(
Yep, it's even very wet here in the dry East................. :D
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Re: Vet and Med

Post by Huffy » Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:58 pm

I thought this thread was going to be about Raggys holidays !! :D
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Re: Vet and Med

Post by Huffy » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:13 pm

Huffy wrote:
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:58 pm
I thought this thread was going to be about Raggys holidays !! :D
Seeing as how the old vet IS in the Med :D
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