Mastering Medicines Training

We hear more and more about antibiotic resistance in the news these days and responsible medicine use is a 'hot topic' in the farming world.

Shepton Vets have long been an advocate of Responsible Medicine use and have provided training on this topic for over 10 years.

Our Medicine courses are approved by Red Tractor and contain 

This one day course is designed to provide information to allow you to treat only the necessary animals with the most suitable antibiotic, in order to improve treatment success and reduce antibiotic use on farm.

The course will provide the practical tuition and notes required to start saving money on medicines!

Our Responsible use of Medicines Course content includes: 

  •  What’s the fuss about medicine use, does it really matter?
  •  When to treat and when NOT to treat with antibiotics
  • How do you know what’s wrong with your cow?
  • The most effective treatments for specific diseases in cows and calves
  • Resistance to antibiotics and other problems you may encounter
  • How best to treat mastitis
  • How to reduce those repeat cases of mastitis
  • How much, how often and how long?
  • Pain relief ~ what is it? Does it work? Should I use it?
  • Safe storage of medicines
  •  How to infuse Orbeseal and dry cow therapy
  • Keeping accurate medicine records for Herd Health Plans

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Farmer comments from some previous Medicine Courses

…..Absolutely brilliant, everyone should come on this course!

…..I have just reduced my medicine bill!!

…..Really practical advice

…..I will be able to reduce the number of antibiotic treatments on my farm

Forthcoming dates for our Mastering Medicines Training:

Please note that due to the current climate all of our training courses are 'on-hold' due to government guidelines. 
New dates will be provided later in the year. 

1st April: 10.30am - 2.30pm

3rd July: 10.30am -2.30pm

Courses cost £75 + vat 

For full details of our Medicines Training or to arrange a course on your farm please contact Vicki in the Farm office on 01749 341761.


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