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SVS 2019 Autumn meeting

Dates: 
09-Sep-19 to 11-Sep-19

Autumn meeting will be held at The Springfield Hotel, Wareham, DORSET https://thespringfield.co.uk/

Monday 9th until Wednesday 11th September 2019

Detailed programme and booking form

Our allocation of bedrooms are now full for the Monday and Tuesday night

The Sheep Veterinary Society meeting has as its theme “Sheep and cattle: lessons and comparisons”, with a focus on conditions affecting both species.

Prior to the beginning of conference, on Monday morning there will be an on-farm workshop on using cost-benefit analyses to promote flock health engagement with farmers. The programme begins on the Monday afternoon with our keynote speaker, Dr Valentin Perez, of the University of Leon, who will be talking about Johne’s disease in small ruminants. This will be followed by several other talks on Johne’s disease and responsible antibiotic use.

The Tuesday morning begins with talks on respiratory disease and its diagnosis and control, ranging from mycoplasma to OPA, and from housing assessment to thoracic ultrasonography. This is followed by summaries of recent developments in the fields of sheep parasites, exotic diseases and disease surveillance. On Tuesday afternoon there will be a farm walk featuring a September-lambing flock, and a workshop on sheep housing and respiratory disease.

The meeting concludes with a varied programme on Wednesday morning, including flock and herd health planning for beef and sheep enterprises, trace element deficiencies and oversupplementation in sheep and beef cattle and a summary of the recent Ontario Small Ruminant Veterinary Conference.

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,
International Research Centre,
Pentlands Science Park,
Bush Loan, Penicuik,
Midlothian, EH26 0PZ

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

secretariat@sheepvetsoc.org.uk