EVENTS 

JUNE

Wednesday 22nd June

Cattle Parasite Control Workshop

Llanover Village Hall, NP7 9HB

7:30pm

Food provided

Learn about the lifecycle and clinical signs associated with liver fluke and the main species of roundworm and ectoparasites. With a focus on how to control these parasites and responsible use of anthelmintics.

 

Clients must be registered with Farming Connect.

By attending the workshop, you will receive a LANTRA awards certificate of attendance.

PLEASE CALL TO BOOK YOUR FREE SPACE: 01873 840167

Thursday 23rd June

Flock Fertility Workshop

Llanddewi Rhydderch Village Hall, NP7 9TR

7:00pm

Food provided

Learn about the aspects of management affecting fertility within the flock, with focuses on both ewe and ram management, infectious diseases, parasite control and nutrition.

 

Clients must be registered with Farming Connect.

By attending the workshop, you will receive a LANTRA awards certificate of attendance.

PLEASE CALL TO BOOK YOUR FREE SPACE: 01873 840167


PREVIOUS EVENTS - 2022
 

JUNE

Thursday 9th - Improving Post-weaning Lambing Performance Workshop

Covering aspects of management affecting weaned lamb productivity and profitability

with focuses on weaning management, infectious diseases, parasite control and nutrition.

MARCH

 

Wednesday 2nd & Friday 4th - Lambing Course

Theory session followed by practical, hands-on experience with simulator.

Tuesday 22nd - Managing Transition Cows

Have you considered the steps you might be able to take to maximise the cow’s potential in

the transition period?

XL Vets held a discussion about transition cow management with Dr John Cook who has a heavy interest in developing Reproduction and Dairy Herd Management, along with Jonny Duncan from Sandstone Farm Vets who holds a Diploma in Bovine Reproduction (DBR) with interest in all aspects of dairy herd management at both ends of the production spectrum. 

Wednesday 30th - Sustainable Worm Control in Dairy Cattle

Farm First Vets and Ceva Animal Health hosted an informal meeting to discuss worm control in cattle.

HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT VACCINATING CATTLE TO PREVENT TB?

The Welsh Government want to know your views on using a cattle vaccine for bovine tuberculosis (TB).

By participating you will also help raise money for the Farming Community Network’s new bTB hotline.

Pembrokeshire

Wednesday 23rd March, 12 - 2pm

Denbighshire

Thursday 31st March, 12-2pm

To find out more:

Holly Shearman (TBAS) - holly.shearman@kingshay.co.uk / 07889 806597

Gareth Enticott (Cardiff University) – enticottg@cardiff.ac.uk

FEBRUARY

Thursday 17th - Cattle Coughing at Grass

Webinar presented by XL Vets to discuss lungworm in cattle

Thursday 17th - Lambing Losses Workshop Part 2 - Post Lambing

Learn about the causes of lamb losses post-lambing, from birth to weaning.

Wednesday 23rd - Smallholder Meeting:

The Importance of Vaccinations (sheep/goats/camelids)

Friday 25th - Mastering Medicines

Monday 28th - Rearing Healthy Calves and Maximising Profit

Learn about the stages of calf rearing from birth to weaning with a view to improve calf health and productivity. 

JANUARY

Thursday 13th - Lambing Losses Workshop Part 2 - Post Lambing

Learn about the causes of lamb losses post-lambing, from birth to weaning.

Thursday 27th - Understanding Johne's Disease

Learn about the clinical signs, transmission, diagnosis and monitoring of Johne’s disease. 

PREVIOUS EVENTS - 2021
 

DECEMBER

Tuesday 7th - Iceberg Diseases

How to identify, control and eradicate Iceberg Diseases in sheep.

Thursday 9th - Lambing Losses Workshop - Abortion and Nutrition

Learn about the causes of lamb losses in advance of lambing. 

NOVEMBER

Thursday 18th November - Health planning for sheep flocks.

SEPTEMBER
Saturday 11th - Usk Show come and visit us at our stand.

AUGUST
Thursday 5th - Young stock health NADIS talk @ Usk Memorial Hall, 7.30pm - ring to book your place.Thursday 26th - Lameness course - Keeping your herd on the Move! 11.30am @ Rhadyr Farm, Usk Collage. Sponsored by Ceva - lunch supplied and bring clean wellies for farm walk.
Book on via the office call 01873 840167.

JULY
Wednesday 7th - FREE SELEKT Pump clinic @ the surgery
Thursday 8th - Sheep Lameness NADIS talk @ Usk Memorial Hall, 7.30pm - ring to book your place.
Monday 19th - Friday 23rd - Lameness week, discounted rate includes free visit - ring for more details.

Tuesday 13th - Mastering Medicines course @ Llanarth Village Hall, 2 - 5pm  

JUNE
Monday 21st  - Ram Vasectomy Day @ the surgery