NSA Holds Herd Health Workshops
A full and varied program of workshops at this summer’s National Sheep Association (NSA) Sheep Event will allow visitors to keep up to date with the latest advice and information on a range of topical sheep issues. sheep.
Workshops are a popular feature of the NSA’s flagship event, which takes place on Wednesday July 27 at the Three Counties Showground, Worcestershire.
A schedule of interactive sessions runs throughout the day with industry experts imparting skills and knowledge for the benefit of the sheep farming public.
NSA Director General Phil Stocker explained:
“NSA Sheep Event is known as a business-to-business informational event for sheep farmers nationwide.
“The workshop program is an integral part of this, giving visitors the opportunity to really take home valuable advice from leading experts that can help them improve and advance their herds.”
Sheep health will dominate much of the workshop program, with separate sessions from major event sponsors and workshop sponsors examining advice on best practice in vaccination, responsible use of antibiotics, how to mitigate iceberg disease when selecting breeding stock, how to use sheep autopsy to identify and improve flock health, and tackle the significant problem of sheep mange.
The workshops will also cover sheep nutrition and how best for farmers to use their grasslands.