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Sheep Scab: A Torch Farm Forum

Is your Sheep Scab management the most effective it can be?

Join us for an informative afternoon exploring recent research findings, discussing best practice and viewing the latest in mobile dipping technology.

 
Date: Weds 30th May 2018
 
Time: 1.30pm to 5pm.
Light refreshments will be served during the meeting
 
At: Barton Pitts Farm, North Molton, EX36 3EX with many thanks to Matt and Bill Geen and family.
 
Guest Speaker: Professor Richard Wall (University of Bristol) will discuss the recent discovery of scab mites resistant to injectable Scab treatments (MLs) and the implications of his findings for treatment and control.
 
Guto Wynne (Torch Vets) will discuss the importance of having a veterinary diagnosis before treating itchy sheep in order to avoid costly ineffective treatments.
 
Dave Mead or vet Rachel Mallet from Bimeda will focus on dipping with OP dip and remind us of the importance of using these products correctly and the importance of safe handling and disposal of spent dip solution.
 
We are grateful to Neil Fell who will demonstrate his high-tech mobile dipping unit which will be of interest to all those who need, or would like, to dip sheep but have no licensed dipping facilities or disposal sites on farm.
Mike Glover (Torch Vets) and Matt Geen will chair a discussion on the coordinated approach to treatment in an area as the most cost effective and successful way to eliminate scab.
 
This event is free to attend but booking is essential
or call 01769 610 000 to book your place
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Sheep Scab: A Torch Farm Forum