Sheep MOT: Practical tips for sheep keepers

SRUC Theatre: 2:30pm

A presentation given by Caroline Robinson, Veterinary Investigation Officer at SRUC Veterinary Services, with guest star sheep and their keepers.

Topics covered will include but not be confined to handling, preparation and health matters, e.g. breeds and their needs, spotting problems, how to ensure you are buying healthy sheep, vaccination programmes, worming, avoiding preventable disease, basic ‘good conformation for health’, and practical demonstrations focusing on examination of sheep, drenching, injecting, taking temperature of animal, and assessing body condition in different body types.