Representation and Education

Other CPD Events

All ‘Other CPD’ courses advertised on this page are not endorsed/supported specifically by BCVA.

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Infectious Diseases of Cattle

The purpose of this course is to provide in-depth information on the major infectious diseases that impact at the herd level. We will cover the biology, diagnosis and control of BVD, IBR, Johne’s disease, Leptospirosis and Neospora in relation to the UK livestock systems.

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30th Jan 2019 to 31st Jan 2019
Holiday Inn Hotel, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh. EH12 6UA
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Practical Bovine Ultrasonography

This course is aimed at veterinary surgeons with an interest in routine health and fertility work. The majority of the course is practical and by the end of the day the participant will have the skills to carry out pregnancy diagnosis and bovine infertility examinations using ultrasound.

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6th Feb 2019
SRUC Barony Campus, Parkgate, Dumfries. DG1 3NE
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ROBOTIC MILKING & MASTITIS SEMINAR

What will you learn? Give you confidence to talk to farmers about robotic milking systems; Why move to robotic milking? Advantages and disadvantages.

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12th Feb 2019 to 13th Feb 2019
Hatherley Manor Hotel, Gloucester, England
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LAMENESS IN DAIRY CATTLE – SCIENCE INTO ACTIONS

Combined experience of >60 years in cattle lameness advice. Findings presented from >20 research projects involving the tutors. Fun, dynamic & interactive style. >20 hours of theory & practical relevant to dairy advisors. Technical detail, transformative concepts

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7th May 2019 to 10th May 2019
Hatherley Manor Hotel, Down Hatherley Lane, Gloucester GL2 9QA
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Cattle and Sheep Parasitology

Refresh your knowledge with a review of the important endo- and ecto-parasitic diseases of cattle and sheep. Sessions will cover the epidemiology and control of parasitic gastroenteritis, lungworm, coccidiosis, liver fluke and sheep scab.

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8th May 2019 to 9th Jul 2019
Holiday Inn Hotel, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh. EH12 6UA
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MASTITIS CONTROL SEMINAR

Mastitis theory and epidemiology, including milking machine function are discussed in detail. During the two farm visits, delegates will familiarise themselves with the milking machine, learn how to carry out simple tests and understand how the machine interacts with udder health.

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4th Jun 2019 to 6th Jun 2019
Hatherley Manor Hotel, Gloucester, England
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Managing challenging clients - farm animal

Topics covered range from informing a client that the only option is to slaughter when they were expecting a different outcome, to dealing with anger and complaints against colleagues.

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5th Jun 2019
Exeter Racecourse, Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XS
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Health Planning for the Beef Cow Herd

The challenge for veterinary surgeons involved in herd health planning is to provide a service that improves and safeguards the productivity of their clients’ herds.

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20th Jul 2019
Holiday Inn Hotel, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh. EH12 6UA
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