Smallholder Services

As well as treating all sizes of commercial farms, CVP delivers the same expertise and level of services to our smallholders or hobby farmers, not matter what the size of your flock or herd is. Three of the Large Animal Directors have over 66 years of veterinary experience between them!

As well as providing a 24hour/365day emergency service from our team of large animal vets, we can offer routine procedures, LANTRA approved training courses, evening seminars and just general advice as and when needed.

LANTRA approved courses include Lambing, Cattle Foot Trimming, Cattle DIY AI, Sheep Lameness, Sheep (Ewe and Ram) Fertility. For more details see the ‘events’ section of the website or log on to If there are any courses that you would like to attend or suggest, please let us know.

Routine procedures include

Sheep/Goat/Cattle/Pig/Camelid Castrations
Sheep/Goat/Cattle Pregnancy Diagnosis
Foot Trimming
Faecal worm egg counts (done in house)
Worming advice
Blood sampling for health monitoring
DEFRA work including TB testing