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This course is suitable for anyone involved with a lambing flock, whatever the size. Our vets will demonstrate how to recognise a normal lambing, and understand when to intervene for a successful outcome. Taught using lambing simulators, you will learn:

  • How to untangle lambs
  • How to treat hypothermia
  • How to correctly use leg ropes and head snares
  • How to stomach tube a lamb to ensure adequate colostrum intake
  • Tail docking and castration techniques
  • Care of the ewe before and after lambing
  • Correct injection techniques
  • Care of the newborn lamb

When : Friday, 14 February

Where: Torch Farm Vets, Horsepond Meadow South Molton EX36 4AF

Please bring a set of waterproofs with you.

Places are on a first come, first served basis although if there is the demand we will add an additional date. Please call 01769 610000 to book your space.


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