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Autumn Meeting September 2018

24-Sep-18 to 26-Sep-18

Autumn meeting will be at the Low Wood Bay Hotel in Windermere, Cumbria

Monday 24th until Wednesday 26th September 2018

Theme for the meeting - "Evidence-based veterinary medicine in sheep practice".

We will begin on Monday morning by examining what we mean by evidence-based veterinary medicine, and have an introduction to assessing the literature and the resources available. This will be followed by a series of talks all entitled "What's the evidence for..." where speakers will critically analyse common areas of sheep practice in the light of the available evidence. On the Tuesday we will commence with a "How to...." guide to performing clinical research in practice. Wednesday will be reserved for practitioner's case reports, and novel research findings.

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NADIS Parasite Health Planning Control Workshop - contact for bookings

Tuesday 25th September 2018 – Low Wood Bay Hotel

1.30 - 4.30 pm

NADIS/ Flock Health Ltd - How forecasts are being used in practice  - Ian Gill  

Interactive planner session quarantine games, SCOPS Update - Becca Vallis & Fiona Lovatt 

Moredun - Use of Scab ELISA in Sheep Scab Control & Eradication  - Valentina Busin 

SRUC - Demonstration of the new SAHPS data collection app including Medicine book  - Foteini Manolaraki 

NADIS/ Flock Health Ltd - Interactive planner session Fluke lifecycle by beans, what to treat when, pasture contamination - Fiona Lovatt & Becca Vallis. 

The cost of the workshop is £50 payable to NADIS.


Our Aim

“To promote the prevention
of disease and the welfare of
sheep by providing a forum
for discussion, distribution of
research results and provision
of advice on veterinary
matters relating to sheep”

Contact the Society

Sheep Veterinary Society,
SVS Secretariat,
Moredun Research Institute,
Pentlands Science Park,
Bush Loan, Penicuik,
Midlothian, EH26 0PZ

Tel: +44 131 445 5111
Fax: +44 131 445 6235

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