Training & Courses

farm training and courses - including ITOrganising training courses and farm meetings has become an integral part of the service we offer our large animal clients. We endeavour to provide training in many aspects of animal husbandry and courses are often run with relevance to the time of year. We are often able to gain valuable funding through the South West Healthy Livestock Initiative. This helps us to keep costs to our farmers to a minimum.

Information on courses will be added to the Livestock Health News & Events section of the website.

Calving Course

The calving course is a one-day small group, practical course aimed at farm staff who are new or feel inexperienced when calving cows. To date we have run the course for young farmers and college students. We recently ran a dual language course with a Polish interpreter.
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Lambing Course

We run lambing courses each spring on a local farm. The course is geared towards people who are keen to be taught how to manage ewes and lambs correctly at this busy time…
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DIY AI Course

Our farm vets have many years experience running AI courses which allow attendees to become certified in doing their own artificial insemination on farm. The courses involve…
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Safe and Appropriate Use of Medicines

To ensure that animals are treated effectively and safely, to protect the person administrating the treatment and to ensure that your money is spent wisely, safe use of medicines must be practised at all times on farm.
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Foot Trimming Course

Our farm vets and foot trimmers run a three day foot trimming course. The course involves a morning of classroom based theory followed by a further two and a half days of practical trimming in small groups.
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Upcoming Events

Jul
30
Tue
11:00 am Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Jul 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Practical foot trimming course (day 1 of 4) @ [Venue tbc]
A hands on foot trimming course focussing around routine foot care, the foot trimming of lame cows, application of blocks and touching on mobility scoring. Refreshments provided. Theory session on 30th July, 11am-1pm On farm trimming days 6th, 13th &
Aug
6
Tue
all-day Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Aug 6 all-day
Practical foot trimming course (day 2 of 4) @ [Venue tbc]
A hands on foot trimming course focussing around routine foot care, the foot trimming of lame cows, application of blocks and touching on mobility scoring. Refreshments provided. Theory session on 30th July, 11am-1pm On farm trimming days 6th, 13th &
Aug
13
Tue
all-day Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Aug 13 all-day
Practical foot trimming course (day 3 of 4) @ [Venue tbc]
A hands on foot trimming course focussing around routine foot care, the foot trimming of lame cows, application of blocks and touching on mobility scoring. Refreshments provided. Theory session on 30th July, 11am-1pm On farm trimming days 6th, 13th &
Aug
20
Tue
all-day Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Aug 20 all-day
Practical foot trimming course (day 4 of 4) @ [Venue tbc]
A hands on foot trimming course focussing around routine foot care, the foot trimming of lame cows, application of blocks and touching on mobility scoring. Refreshments provided. Theory session on 30th July, 11am-1pm On farm trimming days 6th, 13th &
Sep
4
Wed
all-day Milksure @ NFU Offices
Milksure @ NFU Offices
Sep 4 all-day
Milksure @ NFU Offices
A training course for farmers and farm workers to safeguard residue free milk led by vets Eleanor & Jenny. An interactive session appropriate for all dairy farmers. This course will cover how antibiotic failures occur, the legalities, the tests and
I am blessed to have Friar’s Moor Vets on my doorstep, not that it would matter, I would definitely travel!!
Haydie Mansfield
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