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Sheep Liver Biopsies as part of the mineral audit


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Sheep Liver Biopsies as part of the mineral audit

The course will utilise the mineral audit process to give the tools required to perform on farm mineral investigations.  This will include what can be determined on farm (observation, farmer communication, records), potential on farm samples including what you can determine stood in a field and the collection and use of samples to determine status. 

The determination of status of part of a continuous cycle with the information building from an accumulation of sample data (eg liver biopsy) and the response to supplementation strategies.

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Course Leader

Nigel Kendall
Course Description

Topics to be covered

The mineral audit

What to look for in the field

How can the lab help

How to perform a liver biopsy in sheep

The supplementation cycle

 Learning Objectives: 

Understand the principles of the mineral audit process

Demonstrate a sheep liver biopsy

Understand the role of the laboratory and use of appropriate samples

Understand what can be done in a field to determine nutritional status

Outline supplementation strategies and the supplementation cycle


Required delegate attributes or who this course is suitable for: 

This course will be designed for farm vets who want to increase their tools in the toolbox for investigating nutritional problems.

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12/06/202412/06/20240£266.25[Read More]

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