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Infectious Diseases of Sheep

Date: 6 & 7 November 2019
Venue: Holiday Inn Hotel, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh.
EH12 6UA

Course summary

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

Course content

  • The biology of each of the diseases
  • The principles and limitations of diagnostic tests, their applications for each disease
  • Advice on flock health management to prevent diseases
  • Practical approaches to control these diseases

Course times

  • The course starts at 10.00am on Day One and will finish around 4.00pm on Day Two.


  • Heather Stevenson BVMS DSHP MRCVS
    SRUC Veterinary Services
  • Marion McMillan BVMS CertAVP (Sheep) MRCVS
    Alan Jeans Veterinary Services Ltd

Infectious Diseases of Sheep

Price: £530.00 inc VAT (£441.67 net)

Price includes refreshments and lunch, accommodation is not included.

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