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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

1.30pm            End


April 26, 2017
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


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01904 771212


Starcross Veterinary Investigation Centre
Staplake Mount
Starcross, Devon EX6 8PE
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