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Practical Lambing

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Price: £90.00

Trainees will learn about the importance of preparation for lambing time, including discussion of pros and cons of housing for lambing, nutrition, body condition scoring and what equipment is necessary.

Learning Outcomes


  • Adequately prepare themselves and their flock for lambing time.
  • Understand the importance of good nutritional management to a successful lambing season.
  • Understand the importance of prevention of clostridial diseases using vaccination.
  • Understand the normal parturition process
  • Recognise the common peri-natal problems in sheep and lambs and know the appropriate treatments for each condition.
  • Describe the preventative strategies for each of the common peri-natal conditions.
  • Describe the common causes of ovine abortion.
  • Describe the methods for investigating and reducing the incidence of abortion.

Additional Info


Cost (inc. VAT): £90.00
Trainer: TBA
Date: 7 Mar 2018
Start Time: 10am
Duration: 6 Hours
Address: Hook Norton Veterinary Group, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Please note: delegates withdrawing from the course within 3 working days will be charged 60% of the total fee.
Failure to turn up on the day of the workshop without prior warning will be charged at the full amount.