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

Nov
14
Wed
10:30 am Coccidiosis in dairy calves – ar... @ Pearce Seeds
Coccidiosis in dairy calves – ar... @ Pearce Seeds
Nov 14 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Join Friars Moor Livestock Health and Pearce Seeds Dairy to learn more about the disease, the impacts on profitability, prevention and why it might not be as easy as you first thought!
Nov
15
Thu
11:00 am BVD Stamp it out! @ Friars Moor Vets
BVD Stamp it out! @ Friars Moor Vets
Nov 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Open to all dairy and beef farmers, we are running a government funded BVD initiative to try to reduce BVD within the national herd. Following this meeting, there will be funding available to assess the BVD status of your herd
Each time we walk through the surgery door at Friars Moor, we know that our pets are in the very best hands, and we feel that our pets deserve nothing less.
Kelly & Rich Poulter
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