Cattle

Whether you need specialized veterinary care for one calf or 250 head, you can count on the bovine health team at the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre to help you.

Your cattle are a priority at the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre where our large animal clinicians have specialized expertise in a range of veterinary disciplines. Plus, they have access to upgraded facilities, advanced technologies and the latest techniques for diagnosing and treating your animals.

The WCVM's Large Animal Clinic and Field Service provide primary health care and round-the-clock emergency services to cattle producers throughout Saskatchewan.

The WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre also serves as the referral centre for all western Canadian veterinarians and their clients.

Specialized services for dairy cattle

The WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre offer a complete package of clinical services and resources — including clinicians with a special interest in dairy production medicine. Our dairy production services include: 

  • herd health visits for cow-calf health management
  • nutritional consultations
  • reproduction management and services — ultrasound examinations, bull breeding soundness evaluations, pregnancy examinations, artificial insemination and embryo transfer
  • surgeries — caesarean sections, wound management, hernia repairs
  • lameness diagnosis and therapy
  • infectious disease control programs
  • food safety consultation

For more information, contact the Large Animal Clinic reception desk at 306-966-7178.

Specialized services for beef cattle

The WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre offer a complete package of clinical services and resources — including clinicians with a special interest in beef cattle health and herd medicine. Our beef cattle production services include: 

  • herd health visits for cow-calf health management
  • nutritional consultations
  • reproduction management and services — ultrasound examinations, bull breeding soundness evaluations, pregnancy examinations, artificial insemination and embryo transfer
  • surgeries — caesarean sections, wound management, hernia repairs
  • lameness diagnosis and therapy
  • infectious disease control programs
  • food safety consultation
  • disease investigations
For more information, contact the Large Animal Clinic reception desk at 306-966-7178.
In-clinic Tools

Inside the Veterinary Medical Centre, clinicians have access to a large animal chute complex, a closed area for large animal and standing surgeries and a biosecure food animal ward.

Our medical imaging capabilities include digital radiography, CT (computed tomography) ultrasound and nuclear scintigraphy. WCVM's bovine health team also works closely with Prairie Diagnostic Services that provides veterinary diagnostic testing for all of Saskatchewan.

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