Large Animal Services


Large Animal Services

Ironmines veterinary clinic is a mixed practice clinic meaning that we see Horses, Alpacas, Pigs, Sheep, goats and Cattle. We have two of the most experienced cattle veterinarians in the Southern Highlands with both of them completing further study and achieving Membership to the Australian and New Zealand college of Veterinary Scientists in cattle medicine.

Our services include:

  • Herd health visits
  • Parasite control and vaccination advice
  • Emergency visits

Cattle specific services:

  • Pregnancy diagnosis with ultrasound or manually
  • Lame cattle and foot trimming with our portable cattle crush with pulleys to help left cow feet.
  • Bull fertility testing
  • Mastitis control
  • Vaccination advice
  • Nutritional advice - including feed budgeting and ration formulation
  • Dairy herd management advice
  • Emergency calving assistance
  • Embryo Transfer for stud cattle

Sheep and Goat specific services:

  • Ultrasound pregnancy diagnosis
  • Parasite / worm control and Faecal Egg Counts
  • Brucellosis Testing
  • Vaccination advise
  • Emergency visits and assistance

Horse specific services:

  • Castration / Gelding
  • Ultrasound pregnancy testing
  • Lameness evaluations
  • Equine dentistry
  • Emergency Visits for stitch ups, colic, lacerations,
  • Vaccinations for Hendra, Tetanus and Strangles