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Best Practice Using Veterinary Medicines on Farm.  Training Course for Farmers

At the end of the course trainees will be able to:

  • Properly use medicines on farm
  • Know how to store and maintain medicines
  • Describe the differences between vaccines, treatments and supportive therapies.
  • Understand the basic differences between antibiotic classes and their appropriate use
  • Know the basics of wormers (anthelmintics)
  • Know when and how to use NSAID medicines (eg anti-inflamatories)
  • Understand the responsibility of those administering medicines to farm animals – Welfare / Safety / Public Health.
  • Safely and effectively administer veterinary medicines by different routes – drenching / bolusing / subcutaneous / intramuscular / intravenous injection

The following is a funding source that is available:

Women in Agriculture Practical Training Fund link to the application for the fund here.

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