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Investigating Ill- thrift in growing lambs

Investigating Ill- thrift in growing lambs

Investigating Ill- thrift in growing lambs

Professor Neil Sargison R(D)SVS
Professor Neil Sargison R(D)SVS
on behalf of Sheep Veterinary Society

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Launch date: 15 Feb 2017
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Last updated: 27 Aug 2018

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This webinar provides a detailed discussion on planned animal health approaches and benefits, lamb growth rates and monitoring of weaned lamb performance including trace element deficiency. The risk of ill thrift and its affects explaining how the sample collection works.


On completion of this course the learner will gain knowledge of:
health approaches, growth rates, trace element deficiency and ill thrift including its affects and sample collection.
Professor Neil Sargison R(D)SVS

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Professor Neil Sargison R(D)SVS
on behalf of Sheep Veterinary Society

Professor Neil Sargison grew up on a dairy farm and has worked as a farm animal veterinary practitioner in Scotland and New Zealand since graduating from the Cambridge University Veterinary School in 1984.
He has been employed by the University of Edinburgh, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies for 14 years mostly working in the first opinion Farm Animal Practice.
He has a specialist interest in the subject of sheep health and production, originating from a period when he kept a flock of about 200 ewes while working as a farm animal practitioner in his native north-east of Scotland.
His scientific publications include descriptions of many production limiting diseases of cattle and sheep. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and a diplomate of the European College of Small Ruminant Health Management. His textbook, ‘sheep flock health - a planned approach’ outlines his practical and rational approach to the diagnosis and management of sheep diseases.
Neil Sargison’s principal research interest is ruminant parasitology and he has published widely in this field. He was awarded a PhD in 2010 for studies of anthelmintic resistance in sheep nematode parasites.
Current research projects include population genetic studies of nematode parasites, management of fasciolosis in and control of sheep scab. He has informed policy and delivered farm animal veterinary continuing professional education on these topics, both in the UK and internationally.
He currently leads the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies’ Indian Veterinary Education Project.

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