Date and time: The next course date will be released in June 2022. Please contact us for more details via the form below.
Location: to be confirmed

The purpose of this course is to provide detailed information on the major infectious diseases that impact at the flock level. Sessions cover the biology, diagnosis and control of Maedi Visna, OPA, Johne’s disease, Border disease, CLA, EAE/Toxoplasmosis and SBV/Bluetongue.

The course provides the veterinary practitioner with the knowledge required to advise clients on the control, accreditation and prevention of these diseases. Discussion workshops on case-based examples are included.

Course content

  • The biology of each disease
  • The principles and limitation of diagnostic tests and their application for each disease
  • Advice on flock health management to prevent diseases

This course may support those working towards their RCVS CertAVP. It is particularly applicable to C-S.1 Diseases of adult sheep.


(subject to availability)

  • Heather Stevenson, SRUC Veterinary Investigation Officer
  • David Wilson, SRUC Veterinary Investigation Officer

If you are a non-UK or non-Irish national we need evidence of your right to study in the UK. After booking your place we will contact you and ask for a copy of your passport and UK visa. If you are an EU national with settled or pre-settled status we will ask for a copy of your passport or ID and your status-share code (when asked what you need the share code for, please select 'something else'). If you have any questions please contact us via the form below.

Standard price: £530 incl VAT (net £441.67)

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