AHDA Conference Papers 2014

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Day One – Tuesday 28th January

Livestock Animal Health – Concerns and Actions
Andy Robertson, Director General, NFU
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Review of EU Animal Medicines Directive
Phil Sketchley, NOAH
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AHDA update
Ian Scott, Secretary General, AHDA
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SQPs and Vets – working to a common goal
Mark Proctor, MRCVS, Beeston Animal Health
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Strategies for Lameness – Cattle & Sheep
Catherine Sayer, Forum Animal Health
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Johne’s Disease
Paul Ward, Healthy Livestock Programme, Royal Duchy College, Cornwall
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RUMA – role and activities
John Fitzgerald, Secretary General, RUMA
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Day Two – Wednesday 29th January

VMD and Premises Inspections round-up
Nick Renn View PDF
John Millward VMD View PDF


Zoonotic diseases – latest trends & threats
Martin Shakespeare BPharm MRPS DipAgVet MCGI, Agric & Vet Pharmacist
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Caring for Newborns
Dr Erica Martin, Course Manager Veterinary Nursing, Harper Adams University
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Unravelling Colostrums
Nick Blayney, BVSc MRCVS, Arden Forest Veterinary Practice
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The role of vaccines for Newborns
Matthew Haslam, MRCVS, Technical Manager
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Treatment Strategies to control Parasitic Roundworms In Cattle
Dr Dave Bartley, BSc, PhD, Moredun Institute
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National BVD Control Programme
Chris Parker
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Stamp out Scab – Training and awareness campaign
Kate Phillips, Principal Consultant, ADAS
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Rumen fluke – emergence of a new ‘old’ parasite problem?
Dr Philip Skuce, Senior Scientist at Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh
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Equine Wormers, a fresh role for SQPs
Louise Radford, MRCVS, Equine Manager
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Worming ‘immune’ adult dairy cows to improve productivity
Fiona Macgillivray, MRCVS, Technical Manager, Merial
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