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Lambing Losses Part 1 – Abortion and Nutrition

Overview

Cost: Free

Workshop attendees will learn about the main causes of lamb loss prior to lambing; abortion, nutritional imbalance and prolapses. The focus will be on the transmission and diagnosis of Enzootic abortion (EAE) and Toxoplasmosis (the main causes of abortion in the UK), and the biosecurity and biocontainment measures that can be taken to minimise losses as a result of these infections. The workshop will also outline the importance of body condition scoring and correct nutrition in minimising losses due to metabolic disease, prolapses and dystocia.

 

Prevention of infectious abortion, correct nutrition and monitoring of pregnant ewes will result in increased flock health, productivity and profitability.

 

Contact Vets directly to book your space - 
  • Camlas Farm Vets - 01938 553124
  • Wern Vets - 01824 703066
  • Farm First Veterinary Services - 01873 840167
  • Prostock Vets - 01267 233266
  • Usk Veterinary Centre - 01291 672637
  • Fenton Vets - 01437 762511
  • Carmarthen Veterinary Centre - 01267 220404
 

 

Dates and venues

18 December 2019, 14:00 - 17:00
Cobra Rugby Club, Meifod, SY22 6DA

Cost: Free

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6 January 2020, 19:00 - 22:00
Three Salmons Hotel, Usk,, NP15 1RY

Cost: Free

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7 January 2020, 18:30 - 21:30
The Salution Inn, Nevern, SA41 3UY

Cost: Free

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14 January 2020, 18:30 - 21:30
Lampeter Rugby Club, Lampeter, SA48 7JA

Cost: Free

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15 January 2020, 11:30 - 14:30
Eagles Hotel, Llanrwst, LL26 0LG

Cost: Free

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28 January 2020, 18:30 - 21:30
The Cottage Inn, Llandeilo, SA19 6SD

Cost: Free

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4 February 2020, 18:30 - 21:30
The Whitehall Inn, Llandovrey, SA20 0PU

Cost: Free

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