Veterinary Services

The Society offers both clinical and surgical services, performed by a fulltime veterinary surgeon. Artificial Insemination services are also offered for better breeds with higher milk yields and adaptable to the climate in our region.

The officers are well trained to offer quality services to the farmers. The Society has ensured that its stocks quality drugs and AI semen. Bulk purchase maintains its prices at an affordable price for the member.

We provide good genetics from both local and international suppliers to our members on credit, recoverable from proceeds of milk deliveries

Our Paravets checking one of our  members’ herd health 

An  Injection to stabilize the animal

We offer both Clinical/surgical services as performed by a fulltime veterinary surgeon and Artificial insemination services done two fulltime paravets. They are well facilitated to give on farm visit for service delivery. Mastitis is the inflammation of cow’s udder tissue. It’s the most common disease in dairy cattle. Mastitis occurs when white blood cells (leukocytes), are released into the mammary gland, usually in response to an invasion of bacteria of the teat canal. Milk secreting tissue and various ducts throughout the mammary gland are damaged due to toxins by the bacteria. Mastitis can also occur as a result of chemical, mechanical, or thermal injury. Sign include abnormalities in the udder and milk such as swelling, heat, redness, hardness, pain, watery appearance, flakes, or clots in milk. When infected with subclinical mastitis, a cow does not show any visible signs of infection. Mastitis is spread though contact with contaminated hands, milking machine, milking towels and beddings. Prevention include proper milk hygiene and procedures, drying cows with intramammary infusion, regular monitoring with strip cup, use of post milking disinfectants, cow shed disinfection and provision of clean beddings. So far, it’s the most costly disease to treat but the very easy to prevent. Milk from infected quarters pose a public health risk and should be discarded especially when under treatment. Culling of cows with chronic mastitis is sometimes the last option.

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