Farm Services Clinic

The Massey University Farm Services Clinic provides on-farm treatment for all farm animals as well as in-clinic consultations as required. We have a large animal hospital in Palmerston North providing ongoing care as well as advanced diagnostic imaging, intensive care and surgery for our patients.

We also offer 24-hour emergency care either in the field or at our clinic. 


First-opinion medicine

The Farm Services Clinic is the first choice veterinarians for many farmers, providing routine health care and advice across a range of animals, including:


  • Cattle – Dairy/Beef

  • Sheep
  • Goats
  • Camelids
  • Pigs
  • Deer

Preventative herd health/investigations

We have experienced veterinarians who provide comprehensive services in the following areas:

  • Animal health plans
  • Milk quality consultations
  • Reproduction and fertility
  • Lameness/hoof trimming
  • Heifer and calf rearing
  • Nutrition/BCS Trace Elements

Specialist services

The Massey University veterinary hospital has more specialists than any other clinic in New Zealand, meaning we can provide expert services such as:

  • Farm Staff Training (eg Spring Skills for junior farm staff)
  • Post Mortems and Clinical Pathology service
  • Referral Surgery
  • Animal Welfare Assessment
  • Consultancy
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Contact details +64 (06) 356 9099  ext. 86323

Laura Beasley

Lecturer in Dairy Cattle Health and Production

School of Veterinary Science

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Dairy medicine & herd health

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Veterinary Sciences (070700)

Research Outputs


Beasley, LH. (2017). Umbilical hernia surgery in calves. UK Vet Livestock. 22(4), 186-190
[Journal article]Authored by: Beasley, L.
Johnston, H., Beasley, L., & MacPherson, N. (2014). Copper toxicity in a New Zealand dairy herd.. Ir Vet J. 67(1), 20
[Journal article]Authored by: Beasley, L.
Beasley, L., Truyers, IG., Mellor, DJ., Norquay, R., Duthie, S., & Ellis, KA. (2011). Prevalence of Johne's disease among cattle in Orkney.. The Veterinary record. 169(2), 50
[Journal article]Authored by: Beasley, L.
Beasley, L., Truyers, IGR., Mellor, DJ., Norquay, R., Duthie, S., & Ellis, KA. (2011). Short communications: Prevalence of Johne's disease among cattle in Orkney. Veterinary Record. 169(2)
[Journal article]Authored by: Beasley, L.


Johnston, H., Beasley, LH., & MacPherson, N.(2013). Copper toxicity in a Waikato dairy herd. Paper presented at the meeting of Proceedings of the Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians of the NZVA Annual Conference 2013. New Plymouth, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Beasley, L.


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