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Strategies To Prevent Disease On Your Sheep Farm

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Sussex Rural Business Centre

Plumpton College

Ditchling Road

BN7 3AE

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Strategies to prevent disease on your sheep farm by managing lameness and nutrition

Experienced at talking with farmers; IfA’s livestock team will be on-hand to explain to you, in plain terms, what antibiotic resistance actually means and why there is a demand on the industry to reduce the use of antibiotics in livestock.

We will highlight the reduction targets that have been set for the sheep sector, and provide you with practical and achievable tips that can help to prevent disease, save time and money on your farm.

This workshop will focus on three key areas:

Lameness

What is the 5 point plan to control sheep lameness such as foot rot, and how can it help you to achieve levels of <2% lameness in your flock

Nutrition

Why/when/how should you test feed quality

What are some of the benefits of testing feed quality + case studies

Vaccination protocols

Fridge management tips to ensure vaccine effectiveness, and maximise the return on your investment

Why vaccinate?

Which diseases should you vaccinate against?


Places are limited, so booking is essential. FREE to attend

Lunch provided at 12.30pm with the workshop commencing at 1.pm

An Innovation for Agriculture event funded by Esmee Fairburn Foundation

Innovation for Agriculture: Web: www.i4agri.org Email:carrie@i4agri.org Tel: 02476 692470


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