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2022 NZVA Conference

Thrilled to announce SoleTech will be exhibiting our latest innovations at the 2022 New Zealand Veterinary Association conference in June.Look forward to catching up with colleagues, having discussions with delegates and examining other exhibits....

March 22, 2022

BRINGING VETERINARIAN TOOLS INTO THE 21ST CENTURY WITH SOLETECH - NZ ENTREPRENEUR

David Sole remembers the exact moment that he began his journey as an entrepreneur. He was onsite at Massey University’s farm at the large animal teaching unit and his lecturer, Dr Kevin Lawrence, was demonstrating a fetotomy, which is a procedure that removes dead calves from cows. It’s an invasive and physically demanding task for veterinarians, as well as distressing for the animal itself.“He turned to me and said, ‘Dave, look how old the design of these tools are, we’ve been using ...

January 11, 2022

SoleTech is bringing veterinarian tools into the 21st century - NZ Herald

He was at Massey University's farm at the large animal teaching unit and his lecturer, Dr Kevin Lawrence, was demonstrating a fetotomy, a procedure that removes dead calves from cows. It's an invasive and physically demanding task for veterinarians, as well as distressing for the animal. "He turned to me and said, 'Dave, look how old the design of these tools are, we've been using them for 100 years. Make them better.' So I decided I would." The first port of call for Sole was to get some initia...

January 11, 2022

A Simple Idea

David Sole reckons there's nothing extraordinary about his achievements - that he's just a guy who happens to have been in the right places at the right times. But how many final-year veterinary students do you know who’ve invented, provisionally patented and publicly demonstrated world-first veterinary tools? Or founded their own start-up in the field of agricultural technology? David, 31, took two instruments of his own design to the North Island Fieldays in June. One was for dehorning cattl...

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