Practical Lambing

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Price: £79.20

Trainees will learn about the importance of preparation for lambing time, including discussion of pros and cons of housing for lambing, nutrition, body condition scoring and what equipment is necessary.

Learning Outcomes


  • Adequately prepare themselves and their flock for lambing time.
  • Understand the importance of good nutritional management to a successful lambing season.
  • Understand the importance of prevention of clostridial diseases using vaccination.
  • Understand the normal parturition process
  • Recognise the common peri-natal problems in sheep and lambs and know the appropriate treatments for each condition.
  • Describe the preventative strategies for each of the common peri-natal conditions.
  • Describe the common causes of ovine abortion.
  • Describe the methods for investigating and reducing the incidence of abortion.

Additional Info


Cost (inc. VAT): £79.20
Trainer: Leanne Forde
Date: 2 Feb 2018
Start Time: 10:00
Duration: 6 Hours
Address: Bishopton Vets, Mill Farm, Ripon, N. Yorkshire, HG4 2QR

Please note: that for cancellations of up to 28 days before the event, the delegate will receive 100% reimbursed. If cancelling up to 14 days before delegates will receive 60% reimbursed and less that 14 days before the event, no reimbursement will be possible.