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


6th Sep 2017
Please find attached an article entitled "Winter Housing And Shearing Of Ewes" by Kirsten Williams, SAC Consulting Beef & Sheep Consultant.
Winter Housing And Shearing Of Ewes
Published: 06/09/2017, 0.1 MB

NADIS Parasite Forecast for December 2017


30th Nov 2017
The latest NADIS monthly webinar for December 2017 is now available. Click the story links to go directly to the webinar videos.
PARASITE FORECAST - DECEMBER 2017

PARASITE FORECAST - DECEMBER 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 the Liver Fluke warning, chronic fluke disease in sheep and cattle, sheep scab and cattle and sheep lice.
DISEASE ALERT - DECEMBER 2017

DISEASE ALERT - DECEMBER 2017

Now dairy cows are all housed, there is an increased risk of developing sole ulcers. As ewes get closer to lambing and the weather gets colder, sheep farmers also need to keep an eye on nutrition to prevent twin lamb disease. In this month's webinar, James Aitken of Orchard Vets talks about prevention and management of these important conditions.

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


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.