The Animal Health Planning System has been funded by The Scottish Government  and created by SRUC Veterinary Services  to support veterinary surgeons and farmers involved with farm health planning.



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SRUC Veterinary Services: Beef and Sheep News Monthly Articles: September 2020


15th Sep 2020
Please find attached an article from the SAC Consulting Beef and Sheep News entitled "Fat Cows This Autumn" by Basil Lowman, SAC Consulting Beef Specialist.
Fat Cows This Autumn
Published: 15/09/2020, 0.1 MB

NADIS Parasite Forecast for September 2020


10th Sep 2020
The latest NADIS monthly webinar for September 2020 is now available. Click the story links to go directly to the webinar videos.
PARASITE FORECAST - SEPTEMBER 2020

PARASITE FORECAST - SEPTEMBER 2020

NADIS publishes a monthly Parasite Forecast for farmers and livestock keepers, based on detailed Met Office data. The Parasite Forecast outlines the parasitic challenge facing cattle and sheep in the different UK regions. This month's webinar focuses on the Summer Fluke Forecast, Quarantine Treatments, Parasitic gastroenteritis (PGE) and Blowfly strike in sheep and PGE and Lungworm in cattle.

SRUC Veterinary Services: ON THE HOOF: Bitesize local update - September 2020


10th Sep 2020
Please find attached the following Bitesize local update on Keep an eye out for bracken and oak toxicity.

SRUC Veterinary Services: ON THE HOOF: Bitesize local update - September 2020


8th Sep 2020
Please find attached the following Bitesize local update on Lovely Weather for Lungworm.

SRUC Veterinary Services: Beef and Sheep News Monthly Articles: September 2020


1st Sep 2020
Please find attached an article from the SAC Consulting Beef and Sheep News entitled "Learning From Our Response To Covid?" by Basil Lowman, SAC Consulting Beef Specialist.
Learning From Our Response To Covid?
Published: 01/09/2020, 0.1 MB

SRUC Veterinary Services: Visit our online CPD Academy for vets


25th Aug 2020
Our CPD Academy covers a range of topics with discount packages available. For further details and/or online booking please click https://www.sruc.ac.uk/cpdacademy.
Some of the talks available are as follows:
  • Health planning - a pleasure or a chore?
  • Lamb losses during the rearing period
  • Bovine abortion investigation
  • Calf losses from breeding to weaning
  • Practical mineral nutrition for sucklers and sheep

SRUC Veterinary Services: Disease Surveillance Report


10th Aug 2020
SRUC Veterinary Services Latest Disease Surveillance Report can be found at the link below if you wish to take a look.
The report includes the disease surveillance highlights for April 2020, a review of Salmonella Dublin cases in beef herds, an unusual outbreak of BVD associated nervous disease in new born calves and lung disease in wild fallow deer.

SRUC Veterinary Services: New CPD Courses for Vets for 2020/21


7th Jul 2020
Our new programme of courses for late 2020 and early 2021 is now available for booking. More info and booking can be found on our website, with early bird discount prices available for all courses.
The list of courses includes:
  • Managing Respiratory Disease in Cattle
  • Health Planning for the Sheep Flock
  • Infectious Diseases of Cattle
  • Practical Bovine Ultrasonography
  • Health Planning for the Beef Cow Herd
  • Cattle and Sheep Parasitology

Webinar on Sheep and Cattle Nutrition - June 2020


11th Jun 2020
Please watch this interesting webinar on Cattle and Sheep nutrition. Kirsten Williams, SAC Consulting's Beef and Sheep specialist and Mary Young, SAC Consulting's Nutritionist explain the basics of ruminant nutrition, the development and workings of the rumen, the requirements for Crude Protein and Energy and the importance of "DUP".

Battle Against BVD video


6th Feb 2020
Please enjoy this animated video 'Battle Against BVD'. A joint publication by SRUC and Moredun.