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