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Controlling Liver Fluke infection in your herd, Shropshire

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:15 to 13:00

Join AHDB Dairy and Beef & Lamb for this event discussing the latest research work on liver fluke control and how it can be implemented on your own farm. Speakers will explain how to test for and then treat liver fluke in your herd and what aspects of herd management can be associated with infection.

Programme

10:15am Arrival, registration, tea & coffee

10:30am Welcome & objectives for the meeting – Amy Fawcett, AHDB

10:35am Introduction to farm – James Evans

10:45am Managing liver fluke on your farm-  Professor Diana Williams & Dr Alison Howell, University of Liverpool

  • Impact of liver fluke on beef and dairy herds, diagnostics and treatment options
  • Management risk factors associated with liver fluke infection and how to use them to your      advantage

11:30am Preparing for housing your cattle-  Elliott Clifton, Crowgate veterinary surgery

  • Preventing pneumonia ­­- how to avoid, a check in performance at housing, optimise health and reduce antibiotic use on your farm

12:00pm Farm walk

Places are limited and registration is essential. To book your FREE place ring the AHDB Beef & Lamb events Hub on 01904 771212 or email [email protected]