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SAC Consulting: Veterinary Services online CPD courses for vets are available


6th Sep 2017
We have produced online CPD courses that are available through the SAC Educational Portal powered by the World Veterinary Association.
Current topics are:
  • Neosporosis in Cattle,
  • Lungworm in Cattle and
  • Salmonella Dublin
The online courses could be found at https://sruc.wcea.education/.

SAC Consulting: Beef and Sheep News Monthly Articles - September 2017


6th Sep 2017
Please find attached an article entitled "How To Get A 6 Week Calving Period" by Basil Lowman, SAC Consulting Beef Specialist.
How To Get A 6 Week Calving Period
Published: 06/09/2017, 0.1 MB

NADIS Parasite Forecast for September 2017


6th Sep 2017
The latest NADIS monthly webinar for September 2017 is now available. Click the story links to go directly to the webinar videos.
PARASITE FORECAST - SEPTEMBER 2017

PARASITE FORECAST - SEPTEMBER 2017

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 Liver Fluke forecasts, control of fluke in sheep and cattle and quarantine treatments.
DISEASE ALERT - SEPTEMBER 2017

DISEASE ALERT - SEPTEMBER 2017

Oestrus detection can be more difficult during summer months when cows are away grazing, and any improvements can pay big dividends. Pink eye in sheep can also be introduced with purchased rams and spread when gathering for management reasons. In this month's webinar, James Aitken of Orchard Vets talks about how best to manage these two important issues.

SAC Consulting: Veterinary Services 2017/18 CPD Courses for vets

New
5th Jul 2017
Please find details below of the Veterinary CPD courses currently available for 2017/18.
  • Health Planning for the Sheep Flock - 8 & 9 November 2017
    Venue: Holiday Inn Hotel, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh. EH12 6UA
  • Beef and Sheep Nutrition - 29 & 30 November 2017
    Venue: SRUC Easter Howgate Farm, Beef Research Centre, Edinburgh. EH26 0PE
  • Infectious Diseases of Cattle - 24 & 25 January 2018
    Venue: Holiday Inn Hotel, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh. EH12 6UA
  • Practical Bovine Ultrasonography - 7 February 2018
    Venue: SRUC Barony Campus, Parkgate, Dumfries. DG1 3NE
  • Health Planning for the Beef Cow Herd - 21 & 22 February 2018
    Venue: Holiday Inn Hotel, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh. EH12 6UA
  • Cattle and Sheep Parasitology - 9 & 10 May 2018
    Venue: Holiday Inn Hotel, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh. EH12 6UA
  • Health Planning for the Dairy Herd: Heifer Rearing & Youngstock Management - 6 & 7 June 2018
    Venue: SRUC Barony Campus, Parkgate, Dumfries. DG1 3NE
If you would like further information on our courses, please either email cpdforvets@sac.co.uk or call our administration team on 0131 535 3130.
Please see SAC Consulting CPD Courses for 2017/18 for more information.