Cornell University Hospital for Animals


Hospital Services
Farm Animal

Farm Animal
(607) 253-3100

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Farm Animal Hospital

Box 27
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: 607-253-3100
(for emergencies press 1)

Fax: 607-253-3787

Farm Animal Services

Farm Animal The Cornell University Farm Animal Hospital- part of the Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine -offers state-of-the-art patient care for cattle, goats, sheep and pigs and other farm animals. Board-certified specialists, dedicated residents, licensed veterinarian technicians, and supervised students work together to provide the best available emergency care, diagnostic procedures, treatment, and hospitalization for our patients. We are open around-the-clock for emergency and critical care cases, including neonatal intensive care and high-risk pregnancies.

Hospital services including internal medicine, orthopedic surgery, soft tissue surgery, ophthalmology, reproduction medicine, and cardiology offer routine and specialized health care for our farm animal patients. Supports for these services are provided by up-to-date diagnostic procedures, including body ultrasound, and high resolution radiography, CT scan and MRI techniques.

The facilities are welcoming to cattle, goats, sheep and pigs being comprised of large and well-ventilated stalls, safe and comfortable flooring and bedding, and equipment for support and delivery of intensive care. The Farm Animal Hospital also offers stalls and chute designed for the treatment and care of bulls; a sand stall and float tank for cattle having difficulty standing. In addition, an efficient biosecurity program has been in place to prevent hospital infections, including a designated facility for hospitalization of patients with contagious diseases.

    State-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of cardiac abnormalities and repair of cardiac defects (surgically and by internal cardiac catheterization).

    The hospital is equipped to receive and treat medical emergencies around-the-clock.

    Diagnoses and provides treatment for a wide range of health conditions including metabolic, infectious, endocrine, hematologic, gastrointestinal, liver, renal and respiratory disorders. Diagnostic techniques, as well as a wide range of minimally-invasive procedures, include ultrasound, cerebrospinal fluid analysis, endoscopy, and gastrostopy.

    Diagnosis and treatment of problems of the eye.

    Leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and disorders. We offer regenerative medicine treatments including stem cells and platelet rich plasma to compliment traditional orthopedic treatments.

    Provides reproductive medicine services for animals including breeding management, a wide range of assisted reproductive techniques, semen freezing and supervision of high-risk pregnancies, as well as medical and surgical treatment for conditions related to the reproductive system.

    Provides outstanding elective and emergent surgical care for animals with a wide range of medical conditions. Procedures are performed in state-of-the-art surgery suites fully equipped with equipment for both traditional and open surgery and for laparoscopic procedures.

Camelid Services

The Cornell University Hospital for Animals offers state-of-the-art patient care in a resourceful setting for llamas, alpacas, and camels through our Camelid Services.