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Dairy Genetics

This ONE DAY course is for suitable for any vet who wishes to understand more about the fundamental role, that genetics plays in herd health.

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What is different about this course?

The course specialises in giving vets the understanding and confidence they need to engage with their clients about dairy genetics. It outlines the tools that can be used by vets to appraise a herd’s current genetic base, as well as help them to identify areas where an improvement through breeding would likely lead to an improvement in on farm performance.

What are the changes delegates can expect as a result of the course?

Delegates will be equipped with all the skills necessary to successfully align breeding objectives with herd health goals.

What are the likely benefits to the business?

This course will help vets build the skill set and confidence they need to offer genetics advice alongside routine herd health advice.

Programme Overview:

  • Define genetic index, understand how different genetic indexes are calculated
  • Understand how genetic indexes are expressed
  • Define PLI – a genetic index for selection
  • Understand the reliability of genetic indexes
  • Understand genomics and the value of both male and female genomic testing
  • Understand why the use of genomics can expedite genetic gain
  • Discuss the following: inbreeding, crossbreeding, AI (sexed semen), ET/IVF, genetic defects
  • Understand linear assessment – carry out some on farm scoring
  • Understand the importance of setting breeding goals at a herd specific level
  • Gain the necessary knowledge to start building genetics advice into what your practice offers

Category

Trainer

Location


Date Category Course Title Trainer Location Detail
14 Nov 2017 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 XLVets First Line Managers - Ashbrook Equine BRATHAY Cheshire View
21 Nov 2017 Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Leadership Programme Birmingham View
23 Nov 2017 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Advanced Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Larkmead Vets, Oxfordshire View
27 Nov 2017 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Thriving in Practice Rosie Allister Scott Mitchell, Hexham View
29 Nov 2017 Small Animal14 Basic Cruciate & Advanced TTA - 1 day Tim Hutchinson BVSc CertSAS MRCVS Larkmead Vets, Oxfordshire View
5 Dec 2017 Business17 Delivering Customer Excellence Bobbie Flight The Willows View
9 Jan 2018 Business17 Delivering Customer Excellence Bobbie Flight Lambert, Leonard & May View
16 Jan 2018 Business17 Delivering Customer Excellence Bobbie Flight Bishopton Vets, North Yorkshire View
16 Jan 2018 Graduate16,Farm15,Dairy18 Feeding Fundamentals Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS Cheshire View
17 Jan 2018 Business17 Delivering Customer Excellence Bobbie Flight Bishopton Vets, North Yorkshire View
23 Jan 2018 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Smallholder9,Poultry10 Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Lambert, Leonard & May, Whitchurch View
23 Jan 2018 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Smallholder9 Train the Trainer (4-day) Vince Holley Lambert, Leonard & May, Whitchurch View
25 Jan 2018 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Advanced Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Lambert, Leonard & May View
30 Jan 2018 Business17 Delivering Customer Excellence Bobbie Flight Bishopton Vets, North Yorkshire View
5 Feb 2018 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Thriving in Practice Rosie Allister NFU Office, DT10 1BD View
20 Mar 2018 Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Leadership Programme BRATHAY Birmingham View
17 Apr 2018 Graduate16,Farm15 XLVets Farm Graduate Development Programme April Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS North Yorkshire View
8 May 2018 Business17 Delivering Customer Excellence Bobbie Flight Prostock Vets View
15 May 2018 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Smallholder9,Poultry10 Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Tyndale Vets, Gloucester View
21 May 2018 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Thriving in Practice- Leaders workshop Rosie Allister Hook Norton, Oxfordshire View
23 May 2018 Graduate16,Farm15,Dairy18 Feeding Fundamentals: Milk from Grass Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS Cheshire View
3 Jul 2018 Business17 Delivering Customer Excellence Bobbie Flight Synergy Farm Health, Dorset View
17 Jul 2018 Business17 Delivering Customer Excellence Bobbie Flight Clyde Vets, Lanarkshire View
8 Aug 2018 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Smallholder9,Poultry10 Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Synergy Farm Health, Dorset View
11 Sep 2018 Graduate16,Farm15 XLVets Farm Graduate Development Programme - Sept Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS North Yorkshire View
27 Sep 2018 Farm15 Dairy Genetics Neil Eastham Ashbrook Equine, Cheshire View
2 Oct 2018 Graduate16,Farm15 Getting More From Your Rectals : The Use of Ultrasound in Fertility Visits Mark Burnell BVetMed DBR CertCHP MRCVS Dorset/ Somerset View
13 Nov 2018 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Smallholder9,Poultry10 Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Larkmead Vets, Oxfordshire View
15 Nov 2018 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Advanced Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Larkmead Vets, Oxfordshire View