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Practical Lambing Course

Wednesday 13th February and Wednesday 20th February.
10am-3pm
£65
Near Gillingham, Dorset (exact farm location on booking)
Lunch and refreshments provided
Join us for the 2018 practical lambing course! The course is run every year on a farm so we always hope for some real life action!!

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BVD Cluster Meeting

Thursday 17th january
NFU Offices, Sturminster Newton
Free
Open to all dairy and beef herds who want to control BVD on their farm. This is the first step in signing up for the available governement funding to try to eradicate BVD. This meeting will cover BVD virus and how it works,

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Flock Club Meeting: Post Mortem workshop

Wednesday 16th January
Friars Moor Vets, Sturminster Newton
12pm – 2pm
Open to members of the flock club
Kate Hovers is coming to talk to us about practical on farm post mortems with all attendees able to take part in a practical demonstration.

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Milksure training

Tuesday January 8th
NFU Offices, Sturminster Newton
11am-2pm
£30

Milksure training course designed to decrease the risk of medicines residues in milk. The course will cover why it is important, antibiotic resistance, off label usage and the necessary amendment to withdrawal periods.

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Responsible use of medicines

For beef and sheep farmers
We will be running a RESPONSIBLE USE OF MEDICINES COURSE on 13th December 2018 £35 to include refreshments at the NFU Office, Sturminster Newton 12-2pm
This workshop will fully equip you with practical knowledge and skills to take away and use on farm.

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Dairy Sheep & Goat Conference 2018

Our third annual conference “Youngstock and Replacement Rearing” will take place in February 2018.

Mon, 19 February – Tues, 20 February 2018
Doubletree By Hilton Cadbury House,
Bristol, BS49 5AD
United Kingdom

The speakers will be from Spain,

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Lameness meeting

On Tuesday 17th October some of our farm team were pleased to join AHDB and Jon Huxley, a lameness expert from the University of Nottingham for a meeting to discuss mobility scoring, the importance of rapid treatment of lame cows and the negative change in prognosis that delayed treatment leads to.

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Livestock Health News Roundup

Our flock club met at the end of September to discuss lameness. We were kindly hosted by Martyn Heard of Donhead Hall who talked to us about how he controls lameness in his flock and in buying in sheep recently what he has done to safeguard his flock. Vets Eleanor and Jo talked through the most common lameness lesions and how these can be controlled and treated.

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Friars Moor support Shaftesbury School Careers Fair

Friars Moor were asked join in the Shaftesbury School Careers Fair on June the 28th. The Fair was designed to provide inspiration and information to young adults in years 10 and 12 in various areas of study and employment. Vet Alison Allen and Veterinary Nurse Lucy Jones set up their stall in the Sixth Form Resources Centre with photos of the working life of vets and nurses and handed out leaflets from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons about the veterinary profession.

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Vets and nurses treated to diarrhoea talk at lunchtime!

In May we were delighted to have Flo Juvet, DVM, Dip ECVIM, MRCVS,  European Specialist in Small Animal Medicine from Southern Counties Vet Specialists, present a lecture on the delicate topic of diarrhoea to a group of hungry vets and nurses over lunch. Luckily, vets and nurses have notoriously strong stomachs!

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The team at Friars Moor have looked after our pets for many years. The quality of veterinary care is always second to none.
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