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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NADIS Parasite Forecast for August 2020


5th Aug 2020
The latest NADIS monthly webinar for August 2020 is now available. Click the story links to go directly to the webinar videos.
PARASITE FORECAST - AUGUST 2020

PARASITE FORECAST - AUGUST 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 Parasitic gastroenteritis (PGE), Haemonchosis and Blowfly strike in sheep and PGE and Lungworm in cattle.

SRUC Veterinary Services: Disease Surveillance Report


28th Jul 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: Beef and Sheep News Monthly Articles: August 2020


3rd Aug 2020
Please find attached an article from the SAC Consulting Beef and Sheep News entitled "Have You Seen Pulpy Kidney Disease This Year?" by Caroline Robinson, SRUC Veterinary Services.
Long Calving Period = Less Selection!
Published: 03/08/2020, 0.1 MB

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


28th Jul 2020
Please find attached the following Bitesize local update on Long-term Production Effects of Cryptosporidiosis in Beef Calves.

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


21st Jul 2020
Please find attached an article from the SAC Consulting Beef and Sheep News entitled "Long Calving Period = Less Selection!" by Basil Lowman, SAC Consulting.
Long Calving Period = Less Selection!
Published: 21/07/2020, 0.1 MB

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


13th Jul 2020
Please find attached an article from the SAC Consulting Beef and Sheep News entitled "Replacement Tup Options" by Kirsten Williams, SAC Consulting.
Replacement Tup Options
Published: 13/07/2020, 0.1 MB

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.