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Sheep Parasite Control

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Price: £84.00

Trainees will learn the common external parasites of sheep, their life-cycles, clinical signs and methods of identification, treatment and prevention. The workshop also looks at the epidemiology of the common internal parasitic diseases of sheep, their treatment, control methods and the importance of avoiding the spread of anthelmintic resistance.

Learning Outcomes


  • Learn and describe the common external parasites of sheep; their life-cycles, clinical signs, methods of identification, treatment and prevention (Sheep scab, Lice, Keds, Blowfly, Headfly).
  • Describe the other common skin disorders of sheep, their treatment and prevention including mycotic dermatitis, orf and staphylococcal dermatitis, their treatment and prevention.
  • Learn and describe the epidemiology of the common internal parasitic diseases of sheep (coccidiosis, parasitic gastro-enteritis, fluke, tapeworms); their treatment and control methods
  • Understand the importance of avoiding anthelmintic resistance and best practice for use of anthelmintics, (including “SCOPS” protocols).

Additional Info


Cost (inc. VAT): £84.00
Trainer: TBA
Date: 5 May 2020
Start Time: 9.30
Duration: 3.5 Hours
Address: Bishopton Vets, Mill Farm, Ripon, N. Yorkshire, HG4 2QR

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.