Tarn Farm Vets

Farm animal care, including cattle (dairy & beef), sheep, goats, and horses.

Tarn Farm Vets is an independent Farm Animal veterinary practice based in Shap, Cumbria. We are part of Paragon Veterinary Group and XLVets.  We provide unrivaled farm animal vet care and services, as well as added benefits such as quality assured and accredited training and cost-effective medicines for our clients.

Always at least 2 dedicated farm vets on call 365 days per year, 24 hours per day


Contact the practice directly to call on our farm vet team 24 hrs a day.

Shap/Kendal 01931 716024

Meet the Team

Meet our dedicated farm team who work out of our Shap practice and find out more in our Newsletters

Routine Services

The Tarn Farm Vet team carry out regular routine veterinary work on over many farms and pre booked visits make up a large proportion of our calls. 

Training and Courses

We offer a wide range of farmer courses including: Cattle AI, Mastering Medicines, Milksure Training, Lambing, Foot Trimming and Goat Health

Vet Tech

Our farm clinical vets are supported by three vet techs who offer services including: stress free disbudding, calf weighing, calf vaccinations, mobility scoring and TB paperwork support

Goat Services and Consultancy

Our clinical vet team led by Ben offers specialist goat services and consultancy nationally. Paragon is also a founder member of VetSalus, a global network of veterinary consultants. 

Agricultural Shows

The Tarn Farm team frequently support local and national shows and events through trade stands and sponsorship of classes


The Paragon Farm Team has a wide network of affiliated organisations from across the agricultural sector  

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J39 Green Farm Business Park

Our Tarn Farm Vet centre is located in the lovely village of Shap, between Penrith and Kendal. Serving the local community and surrounding areas, the practice has recently 
been refurbished.

  • A spacious centre with easy access
  • Large client car park
  • Secure medicine collection