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Use Of The Abattoir In Nutritional Monitoring

University of Nottingham

4 months ago

Date: Wednesday 13th November, 2024 - Wednesday 13th November, 2024
Start time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Duration: 8 hour(s)
Cost: FREE

This course will utilise the onsite abattoir at Sutton Bonington to give a hands on approach to the collection and use of samples collected at the abattoir from cull and prime stock. The course will also cover how to send samples and how to utilize the results of the abattoir sample analysis to monitor the herd and improve nutritional status. Further to the interpretation we will explore together the strategies available to correct identified nutritional issues and how to check that our approach has worked.

Topics to be covered:
The use of the abattoir for nutritional monitoring
How to package and send samples
How to interpret results from abattoir samples, including limitations of use as a herd tool
Strategies that can be used to correct issues determined from abattoir sample analysis and ways to check these are effective.

Learning Objectives:
Understand what samples can be collected from an abattoir and how to collect them
Be able to package and send samples
Understand how to interpret results from abattoir collected samples
Outline strategies to correct issues determined from abattoir sample analysis

Who is it for?

This course is designed for those wanting to increase their knowledge of mineral monitoring and how useful abattoir collected material can be.

The Speakers

Dr Nigel Kendall, lecturer in Nutrition.

The Venue

The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science is based at the Sutton Bonington 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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