Skip to Main Content

External Events

17th May 2023
9am - 4pm


This is an advanced sheep course, to improve veterinary knowledge in trace element and mineral nutrition for sheep & beef farms and the principles of undertaking whole farm mineral audits – Fiona Lovatt & Peter Bone

Costing £300

Subjects include:

  • Why are trace elements & minerals important & in what context?
  • Macro minerals (Ca, P, Mg, Na, S, K, Fe) & their relevance to forage-based beef and sheep systems
  • Supply of minerals through the year & the different sources available to stock
  • Trace Elements – cobalt, selenium, iodine, zinc, copper (including thiomolybdate issues and toxicity)
  • Introduction to Mineral Auditing
  • Farm visit

Email to book your place now.

Supporting Information

File Icon

pdf - 357 KB

Become a member today

The SVS is the leading UK professional society who specialise in sheep health and welfare.

In joining our society you can expect information and support relating to sheep veterinary care including: access to our private members forum, and support from veterinarians experts for their interest and knowledge in sheep related care.

Join us