Large Animal Services
Large Animal Health Care and Veterinary Services at Mudgee Veterinary Hospital
Mudgee Veterinary Hospital provides an ambulatory service for large animals, where we can visit you animal.
Please call 6372 2105 for a booking and availability.
Alternatively you can bring your horses or small ruminants into us. We charge less for this service, there are no travel fees and we can attend to your animal in a more timely manner.
Surgery + Anaesthesia
We can perform a wide range of surgery for you animals, anything from abscesses, soft tissue surgery, c sections and geldings. Anaesthesia is undertaken using the latest technology and always with pain control being an integral component before during and after a procedure.
Radiology : Ultrasound : Endoscopy
We have an excellent radiographic suite.
We have two x-ray generators and a top of the line digital X-ray processor. We also perform contrast studies.
We have 2 portable ultrasound machines allowing us to have a machine when you need it. We also have several endoscopes which allow us to view your animals, without surgery.
Equine Dentistry Care
For proper dental care, a careful examination of the mouth under sedation is required. We use a light source and dental mirror as well as feeling the teeth.
Once we have performed this examination we can recommend the best treatment for your horse.
We can use power tools such as our power float or manual hand rasps.
Generally we advise using a certified and quality controlled independent pathology laboratory, but we also utilise in house diagnostics as needed.
Mudgee Veterinary Hospital keep many quality prescription medications on hand so that treatment can begin without delay.
We have a range of worming and external parasite controls that we recommend for large animals.
Vaccination for Horses
Initial Vaccination: Two vaccinations 4 weeks apart from 3 months of age
First Booster: A third vaccination one year later.
Boosters: Every 5 Years. If you are unsure when last vaccination was you can go earlier
You can start vaccinations from 3 months of age.
Vaccination for Cattle
5 in 1 + 7 in 1 Vaccinations
Initial Vaccination: Two doses 4 to 6 weeks apart
Boosters: Yearly boosters ideally for cows in last month of pregnancy
In very good pasture pulpy kidney vaccinations may need to giver every 3 month
Initial Vaccination: Two doses 4 to 5 weeks apart, second dose 6 – 8 weeks before mating
Boosters: Yearly boosters, 6 – 8 weeks before mating