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Fundamentals of Sheep Keeping

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 10:00

Keep abreast of the latest research and best practice on a number of key areas of sheep management and production.  You will need waterproofs and wellies as this course has a practical element!

Course Outline:

  • Nutrition of the ewe to improve lamb survival
  • Body Condition Scoring
  • Vaccination protocols
  • Optimising wormer use
  • Lameness prevention and management

Course information:

  • Held at Merrymeet training facility: Merrymeet, Liskeard, PL14 4LP
  • 10am: Start
  • 2pm: Finish, with pasty lunch
  • Tea and coffee provided during midway break
  • Maximum 12 delegates 
  • Cost £80pp including VAT
  • 25% discount if booking on to the previous weeks' Lambing Course (click here for details)

COVID Safety: The course will be held under cover but in a well-ventilated, essentially outdoor environment.  We ask that you carry out a lateral flow test the morning of the course.

To book on to this course, please email training@calwetonvets.co.uk or call us on 01637 889231.

Lambing Course

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 10:00

January 2022 will see the return of our popular Lambing Courses.

This highly practical workshop provides guidance on how to correct malpresentations, and tips on how to improve ewe and lamb survival in the days around lambing.  You will need waterproofs and wellies as this course is hands-on!

Course outline:

  • Preparation for the lambing season
  • Malpresentations and correction - practical session
  • Prolapses and other problems
  • Care of the recently-lambed ewe
  • Care of neonatal lambs to improve survival

Course information:

  • Held at Merrymeet training facility: Merrymeet, Liskeard, PL14 4LP
  • 10am: Start
  • 2pm: Finish, with pasty lunch
  • Tea and coffee provided during midway break
  • Maximum 12 delegates
  • Cost £80pp including VAT
  • 25% discount if booking on to the following weeks' "Fundamentals of Sheep Keeping" course (click here for details)

COVID safety: The course will be held under cover, but in a well-ventilated, essentially outdoor environment.  We ask that you carry out a lateral flow test the morning of the course.

To book on to this course, please email training@calwetonvets.co.uk or call us on 01637 889231.

Safe and Responsible use of Medicines Course - Callington

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 10:00

We are holding a Safe an​d Responsible use of Medicine course at Merrymeet for all of our Callington based clients on the Friday the 8th of October, 10am-2pm and lunch included!  

3 Day DIY AI Course

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 09:30

We are holding a 3 day DEFRA-approved Artificial Insemination course, which is suitable for all cattle farmers in the Mid Cornwall Area. 

Please see below for further details and to avoid dissapointment, book early! 

Click here to print a booking form. Please email your comeplted form to stcolumbfarm@calwetonvets.co.uk

Ram Selection, Evaluation and Preparation Course

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 14:00

Don't miss out on our last Ram course of 2021! 

See below for details or don't hesitate to call the office for more information! 

Safe and Responsible use of Medicines Course - St Columb

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 10:00

We are holding a Safe an​d Responsible use of Medicine course at our St Columb practice on the 2nd of September, 10am-2pm and lunch included!  

Ram course: Selection, Evaluation and Preparation

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 10:30

POSTPONED 

Please call the office for more information on this course. 

 

If you missed our first Ram Course of 2021, don't worry - we are running a second!

This highly practical course is limited to 8 delegates, so book soon to avoid disappointment.

 

Refesher AI course

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 09:00

DIY AI Course (1 day)

 Friday, July 30, 2021 - 09:00

Our DEFRA-approved Artificial Insemination courses are suitable for all cattle farmers.

These courses are designed to save you time and money by getting your own cows' insemination at the right stage, without the cost or stress of waiting for a technician.

This refresher course is aimed at maintaining your skills and updating your knowledge.

Date: 30 July 2021
Time: 9am start
Location: Mid Devon
 
To register your interest please call Hattie on 01637 889231, or email stcolumbfarm@calwetonvets.co.uk.

 

Full DIY AI Course (3 day)

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 09:00

Our DEFRA-approved Artificial Insemination courses are suitable for all cattle farmers.

These courses are designed to save you time and money by getting your own cows' insemination at the right stage, without the cost or stress of waiting for a technician.

This Full DIY course will be delivered over three days, to give you maximum hands-on tuition.

Date: 28-30 July 2021
Time: 9am start
Location: Mid Devon
 
To register your interest please call Hattie on 01637 889231, or email stcolumbfarm@calwetonvets.co.uk.

 

If you are interested in a single-day Refresher course, click here.

 

Ram course: Selection, Evaluation and Preparation

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 10:00

All course attendees will receive a 10% discount on Ram Breeding Soundness Examinations carried out this season.

Course discount for Flock Health Club Members.

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