Ambulatory and Clinical Services

Along with full medical services and surgery, Ohio State Large Animal Services offers year-round, 24-hour emergency coverage. Individual animal care, ultrasound, endoscopic and radiology exams are also provided. Routine surgeries, exams and other procedures are usually performed on the farm, but in special cases, an animal can be hospitalized and cared for in our clinic building.

Services include:

  • Full-service medicine
  • General surgery
  • Diagnosis of individual animal disease
  • Vaccination and deworming programs
  • Herd-based reproduction programs
  • Herd performance evaluation and consultation
  • Record analysis (DHIA, CTAP, DC 305)
  • Milking system analysis
  • Milk quality programs
  • Milker training schools
  • Ration evaluation
  • Nutritional consultation
  • Replacement rearing programs
  • In-house laboratory support
  • Castration, dehorning and routine production procedures
  • Breeding soundness examination
  • Pre-purchase and insurance exams

Ohio State Milk Quality Laboratory

In addition to the services listed above, the Ohio State University Milk Quality Laboratory is located within the Marysville facility. The laboratory provides bacteriology support and consultation on milk quality problems to veterinarians throughout Ohio, and will run samples for diagnosis of individual mastitis cases and for herd-based testing.