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Sheep Liver Biopsies As Part Of The Mineral Audit

University of Nottingham

1 month ago

Date: Wednesday 12th June, 2024 - Wednesday 12th June, 2024
Start time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Duration: 8 hour(s)
Cost: £266.25

The course will utilise the mineral audit process to give the tools required to perform on farm mineral investigations. This will include what can be determined on farm (observation, farmer communication, records), potential on farm samples including what you can determine stood in a field and the collection and use of samples to determine status.
The determination of status of part of a continuous cycle with the information building from an accumulation of sample data (eg liver biopsy) and the response to supplementation strategies.

Topics to be covered:
The mineral audit
What to look for in the field
How can the lab help
How to perform a liver biopsy in sheep
The supplementation cycle

Learning Objectives:
Understand the principles of the mineral audit process
Demonstrate a sheep liver biopsy
Understand the role of the laboratory and use of appropriate samples
Understand what can be done in a field to determine nutritional status
Outline supplementation strategies and the supplementation cycle

Who is it for?

This course will be designed for farm vets who want to increase their tools in the toolbox for investigating nutritional problems.

The Speakers

Dr Joe Angell, Wern Vets<br /> BVSc MSc PhD MRCVS <br /> <br /> Dr Nigel Kendall BSc(hons), PhD<br /> <br /> Dr Andrea Clarkson BSc(hons), QTLS, PGCE, PG Dip, MA Eds., PhD<br />

The Venue

The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science is based at the Sutton Bonnington Campus of the University of Nottingham.

The Sutton Bonington Campus encompasses world-leading laboratories and specialist facilities for studying biosciences and veterinary medicine.

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

8 hours

Registration and Booking

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