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Spring Meeting 2019, Canada

The Small Ruminant Veterinarians of Ontario, with the support of the Sheep Veterinary Society and the University of Guelph, hosted a conference with the goal of sharing knowledge and ideas on how to improve the health of sheep and goats.


Autumn Meeting 2019, Dorset

  • Paratuberculosis in small ruminants – V. Pérez
  • A health scheme approach for Johne’s disease control in sheep – G. Caldow and D. Wilson
  • Using Gudair® vaccine to manage Johne’s disease in sheep flocks – D. O’Rourke
  • A proposed methodology for data collection and benchmarking to promote responsible medicines use within the UK beef industry – D.C. Barrett1*, J.L. Capper2, J.G. Massey1, R. Adams1, L. Morgans1 and K.K. Reyher1
  •  An investigation of cases of Streptococcus dysgalactiae infectious arthritis in lambs in one large flock – V.Swinson1, D. Bowness2 and Z. Treharne1
  • Antimicrobial sensitivity patterns of watery mouth disease E. coli isolates – R. Collins
  • Do UK sheep farmers use orf vaccine correctly and could their vaccination strategy affect vaccine efficacy? – W. Wapenaar1, S. Small2, L. Cresswell3, F. Lovatt1, E. Gummery1, J. Onyango4 and C. McQuilkin1
  • Mycoplasma infections in sheep – R. D. Ayling
  • Thoracic ultrasonography for detection of lung pathology in sheep and cattle – P. Scott
  • OPA scanning in practice – D. Hinde
  • Respiratory disease in housed lambs: the Spanish experience – T. Navarro and J. M. González
  • Assessment of sheep housing – J.F. Robertson
  • Coxiella burnetii: genome analysis of UK isolates – R. Reichel
  • Update on parasitological developments in sheep – V. Busin
  • Surveillance update – Diagnosis Not Reached – A. Carson
  • Joint beef and sheep health planning – J. Henry
  • Compulsory health planning for sheep and beef clients – L.-A. Oliver
  • A mobile-based flock health planning system for sheep – J. Rautiainen
  •  Understanding the level of interaction between the sheep farmer and veterinarian in the South West of England – T. Harding and N. Partheeban
  • SWISH – A veterinary voice for flock health – J. Hobbs
  • Using ‘Plan, Prevent, Protect’ principles to drive the responsible use of antibiotics in sheep and core metrics to measure progress – F. Lovatt
  • Reducing antibiotic usage in sheep flocks – a view from practice – E Gascoigne
  • Trace elements on beef and sheep farms – is over-supplementation now more common than deficiency?  – P.A. Bone
  • The Ontario Conference- a report – P. Howard

Full proceedings are available for members only

The Sheep Veterinary Society publishes the papers presented at its two scientific meetings each year.

The Proceedings are circulated to all members as part of the membership.

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