Large Animals

Specialists in providing veterinary services for farm animals

Our Mission Statement

To provide high levels of specialist farm veterinary medicine to the farmers of Mid Ulster.

To have a dedicated team of farm vets working in partnership with farmers to improve
welfare and production of their stock and thus improve overall profitability.

Glenshane Vets' Farm Animal Services aim to work pro-actively on farm animal care with a focus on Preventative Herd Health and Fertility Management alongside our efficient Out of Hours Veterinary Service.

Glenshane Veterinary Clinics cover Mid Ulster from Plumbridge to Garvagh, Maghera to Kilrea, Portglenone to Toome, Rasharkin to Bellaghy, Dungiven to Draperstown. We pride ourselves on traditional service values but with a modern approach to complement the needs of today's farmers. We have an experienced team of farm vets with expertise in the dairy, beef, sheep, farm pets and the pig sector.

Our Farm Vets provide a range of quality services, tailored to your needs. This, together with our very competitive medicine list, enables us to work with farmers to help make them more efficient and profitable.

Cattle - Dairy - Beef

  • Export Certification of live animals
  • Pregnancy diagnosis with battery operated ultrasound scanner
  • Foot trimming in foot trimming crush at our Maghera branch
  • Mastitis Lab and Consultancy
  • Routine blood sampling for BVD, Leptospirosis, IBR & Johne's
  • Sick Calf Management: Scour/Respiratory and Ill Thrift
  • BVD eradication scheme
  • Herd Health and Fertility planning with VetImpress Software
  • AFBI Lab work: Abortion/Ill Thrift/Respiratory profiles
  • Tuberculin testing, Brucellosis testing
  • Post mortem and sampling
  • Red Tractor and Farm Quality Assured visits
  • Routine & Emergency surgery: Calving, Cesarean, calfbed prolaps or torsion, LDA/RDA repair, explorative laparotomy, vasectomy, claw removal, dehorning, castrating, tracheotomy

Sheep - Goats

  • Ram fertility service with semen evaluation post electro-ejaculation
  • Routine Dung Sampling In-House with worm and fluke advice
  • Routine blood sampling for Enzootic Abortion, Toxoplasmosis and Johne's
  • Flock Health and Fertility planning with VetImpress software
  • Disbudding and Castrating of goat kids under general anaesthetic
  • Export Certification of live animals
  • Routine & Emergency surgery: Lambing, Cesarean Sections, reed and lamb bed treatments, Vasectomy, claw removal


  • ABM and Red Tractor visits
  • Routine Lab
  • Medicated Feed Prescription Service
  • Export Certification of live pigs and semen

Game Birds - Poultry - Farm Pets

  • Medicated Feed Prescriptions Service
  • Consultations