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NADIS Parasite Forecast for August 2016


3rd Aug 2016
The latest NADIS monthly webinar for August 2016 is now available. Click the story links to go directly to the webinar videos.
PARASITE FORECAST - AUGUST 2016

PARASITE FORECAST - AUGUST 2016

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 worms in lambs and rams, fly control in sheep and worms and lungworm in cattle.
DISEASE ALERT - AUGUST 2016

DISEASE ALERT - AUGUST 2016

There is now much pressure from many areas to reduce antibiotic usage and selective dry cow therapy is a great way to make a big impact. Also at this time of year, we may start to see cases of acute fluke infection in sheep. In this month's webinar James Aitken of Orchard Veterinary Group discusses these two important topics.

SAC Consulting: Beef and Sheep News Monthly Articles - August 2016


4th Jul 2016
Please find attached an article entitled "Pre And Post Sale Screening – To Test Or Not To Test?" by Heather Stevenson, SAC Consulting Veterinary Services.

SAC Consulting: Veterinary Services 2016/17 CPD Courses for vets


18th Jul 2016
Please find details below of the Veterinary CPD courses currently available for 2016/17.
  • Health Planning for the Dairy Herd: Heifer Rearing & Youngstock Management - 23 & 24 November 2016
    Venue: SRUC Barony Campus, Parkgate, Dumfries. DG1 3NE
  • Beef and Sheep Nutrition: 30 November & 1 December 2016
    Venue: Holiday Inn Hotel, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh. EH12 6UA
  • Infectious Diseases of Cattle - 25 & 26 January 2017
    Venue: Holiday Inn Hotel, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh. EH12 6UA
  • Practical Bovine Ultrasonography - 1 February 2017
    Venue: SRUC Barony Campus, Parkgate, Dumfries. DG1 3NE
  • Health Planning for the Beef Cow Herd - 22 & 23 February 2017
    Venue: Holiday Inn Hotel, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh. EH12 6UA
  • Cattle and Sheep Parasitology - 10 & 11 May 2017
    Venue: Holiday Inn Hotel, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh. EH12 6UA
If you would like further information or to book a place on any of our courses, please either post the booking form, email cpdforvets@sac.co.uk or call our administration team on 0131 535 3130.

Please see http://www.sruc.ac.uk/info/120381/cpd_for_vets/1074/veterinary_cpd_courses for more information.