Kernow Farm & Equine will host a dialogue on the administration of lameness in sheep flocks and the most recent recommendation on vaccinating sheep in opposition to it.

The occasion will happen in Woods Browning Industrial Property, Bodmin, Cornwall, on Thursday, October 12, 2023, from 7:00p.m till 9:00p.m.

Organised by the Agriculture and Horticulture Improvement Board (AHDB), Kernow Farm & Equine will focus on the problems with Dr. Liz Nabb of the Animal and Plant Well being Company (APHA).

Nabb not too long ago accomplished her PhD trying into whether or not a flock-specific bivalent serogroup vaccine in opposition to footrot was more practical than Footvax at lowering new instances of lameness and antibiotic utilization on farm.

Subjects of debate on the occasion will embody:

  • Varied causes of lameness in sheep;
  • Controlling and managing lameness in your flock with the 5 level plan;
  • Analysis outcomes: how the vaccines carried out and their influence on antibiotic use;
  • Newest recommendation from analysis on use of vaccines for lameness management.


From 7.00p.m on the day, refreshments and a lightweight supper will likely be supplied for attendees on arrival.

At 7:30p.m, the assembly will start and can run till 9:00p.m.

The occasion is the results of a collaboration between AHDB and Kernow Farm & Equine, and is sponsored by Provita Animal Well being.

This occasion is free to attend and people involved in reserving ought to contact Kernow Farm & Equine.