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Disease Diagnosis Event – Devon
April 26, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join AHDB Beef & Lamb and staff from APHA Starcross, for an interactive disease diagnosis session. The aims of the meeting are to provide advice on the use of post-mortems to investigate disease on farm, how to select the right case and how the information gathered can be used for disease control.
11.00am Arrival with tea and coffee
11.10am Welcome and Introduction
11.15am Discussion of the role of post mortem and the benefit they can have to a farm business
- Why we need to use post mortems more effectively and what can we learn from them?
- Role of diagnostic testing
11.30am Practical session- Tour of the lab
- How samples from farm animals are examined and tested in the laboratory
- Interactive tour of the lab with a hands on look at some of the common parasites/bacteria
1.00pm Light lunch and questions