How to approach animal health issues on organic farms

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About the course

Key Areas

  • Mastitis
  • Calf diseases
  • Preventive medicine
  • Parasite control
  • Trace element deficiencies

About this course

Are you meeting your organic clients’ needs and helping them to ensure animal welfare?

Organic farms require a preventive approach on dealing with health issues. This webinar will help you understand organic principles and standards and give an overview of the organic market. A variety of health issues in cattle and sheep will be covered and potential approaches for responsible veterinary care within the organic regulations discussed. Areas covered will include mastitis, calf diseases, parasite control and trace element deficiencies.

Why do this course?
You will become familiar with the underlying principles of organic livestock farming and will have a working knowledge of the standards. You will be more confident in applying this knowledge to approach common health issues within organic standards.

Course details
Course format: Live webinar with an opportunity for Q&As with the lecturer plus access to recorded version for 2 weeks
Course length: Two hours

A recorded version will be available to purchase for £30 approximately two weeks after the live course date.


Peter Plate, MRCVS 
Lecturer in Livestock Veterinary Extension Services 
The Royal Veterinary College 

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