AFTP Course - Ruminant Health & Welfare

Organised by AFTP

The Ruminant Health & Welfare course focuses on the latest research and legislation by drawing on the expertise of Aberystwyth University and the Royal Veterinary College, Wales. The first half of this course will cover the general legislation and management of ruminant health and welfare across the three sectors of dairy, beef and sheep.

Areas covered will include: Controlling diseases in the UK, Basic principles of nutrition, Animal welfare in the UK, Methods of control.

Within the following units you may specialise in either dairy, beef or sheep as your area of assessment: Measuring welfare,Improving welfare, Economically significant diseases, Diagnosis, Methods of control, Challenges of the future.