Date and time: 22-23 June 2022
Location: Holiday Inn Hotel, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6UA

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 an international applicant you can check if you need a visa to study this course on our Visas & immigration page.
For information on cancellations please view our refund policy.

Early bird registration: £480 incl VAT (net £400)
Standard price: £530 incl VAT (net £441.67)

*Early bird course prices apply to bookings made more than six weeks in advance of the course date.

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