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Lambing Losses Part 2: Post-Lambing Losses from Birth to Weaning

Overview

Cost: Free

Workshop attendees will learn about the main causes of lamb loss from birth to weaning, and the management strategies that may be employed to minimise these losses. The main focus will be on the perinatal period, including managing ewe nutrition to reduce dystocia and increase lamb vitality. Improving hygiene during the lambing period is also vital to reduce the risk of lamb losses due to infection. Discussion about biosecurity and biocontainment will highlight areas where improvements may be made to minimise the risk of disease introduction and spread on farm.

 

Prevention of infectious disease, correct ewe nutrition and monitoring of neonatal lambs will result in increased flock health, productivity and profitability.

 

Contact Vets directly to book your space - 
  • Farm First Veterinary Services - 01873 840167
  • Bishops Castle Vets - 01588 638356
  • Fenton Vets - 01437 762511
  • Priory Vets - 01239 612479
  • Carmarthen Veterinary Centre - 01267 220404

Dates and venues

26 November 2019, 19:30 - 22:30
Llanarth Village Hall, Llanarth, NP15 2AU

Cost: Free

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5 December 2019, 19:30 - 22:30
Llanarth Village Hall, Usk, NP15 2AU

Cost: Free

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11 December 2019, 18:30 - 21:30
Trewern Arms, Nevern, SA42 0NB

Cost: Free

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8 January 2020, 14:00 - 17:00
Carmarthen Veterinary Centre, Carmarthen, SA31 3SA

Cost: Free

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9 January 2020, 19:00 - 22:00
Mainstone Village Hall, Bishops Castle, SY9 5LQ

Cost: Free

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29 January 2020, 11:00 - 14:00
Fenton Vets, Haverfordwest, SA61 1BN

Cost: Free

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