Services offered by the Clinic for Ruminants

The Clinical Unit of the Clinic for Ruminants offer the following services:

Experts from the Clinic for Ruminants at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna assist with non-surgical, surgical and orthopaedic queries by owners of cattle, sheep, goats and New World camelids. Patients can be brought to the Clinic after referral by the attending veterinarian and upon appointment by phone. Following a thorough examination and depending on the diagnosis, the animals receive inpatient or outpatient treatment.

Herd Health Management

Specific consultancy for agricultural farms (assessment, analysis, remediation concept), always in collaboration with the attending veterinarian, no outpatient veterinary services.
Animal species: cattle, sheep, goats, New World camelids

Regarding herd health management services 1

Diagnostics imaging

  • X-ray
  • ultrasound
  • CT scan (administered at Clinic for Small Animals),
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (administered at Clinic for Small Animals)


Anaesthesia (administered at Clinic for Small Animals), soft tissue surgery (excerpt), laparotomy, appendix removal and intestinal surgery, dehorning, enucleation, removal of foreign objects, urinary tract surgery, castration, abomasum surgery, umbilicoplasty, wound care, teat surgery, orthopaedic surgery, jaw fractures, hoof and joint diseases, fractures

For information on surgical services 2

Obstetrics, gynaecology, andrology and insemination

(administered at the Clinic for Small Animals or Insemination and Embyotransfer Platform)

  • Andrology
  • insemination
  • embryo transfer
  • obstetrics
  • gynaecology
  • semen collection
  • analysis and conservation

For further information on obstetrics, gynaecology, andrology and insemination services, see:

Equine Internal Medicine (excerpt)

Ophthalmology (administered at Clinic for Small Animals), respiratory illnesses – dermatology, udder and mammary gland diseases, gastroenterology, cardiology, coronary heart diseases, lymphatic system, mastitis diagnostics, mammary gland and udder diseases, dairy sample analysis, muscle diseases – myology,  diseases of the nervous system, brain, sensory system – neurology, kidney, bladder, urinary tract diseases - nephrology and urology - kidney, bladder, urinary tract diseases, neurology - diseases of the nervous system, brain, sensory system , pulmology - diseases of the respiratory system, dentistry

For further information on services in internal medicine


Hoof and joint diseases, claw maintenance, lameness diagnostics (including ultrasound, x-ray), muscular diseases and neurological disorders

For further information on orthopaedic services 4

Clinical laboratory

In addition to a comprehensive clinical examination, additional diagnostic tests are conducted, such as blood, urine and stool analysis (at the dairy laboratory of the Clinic).

For further information on clinical laboratory services 5