About this course
Be fully prepared for the next reproduction season with this new style course for large animals veterinary technicians.
You'll gain an in-depth understanding of the reproductive cycles of cattle and sheep as well as increased knowledge about the diseases that can occur around parturition.
Improve your practical skills required for reproduction work in large animal veterinary practice.
Become more knowledgeable about the different types of veterinary programmes/interventions and their role in animal health and reproductive outcomes.
Large animal veterinary technicians that attend will be better prepared to help and support their veterinarians and add value to their practices by way of a deeper understanding of a crucial area of farm productivity.
Dates & locations
Online course: Monday 23 July - Sunday 5 August
North Island: Monday 6 August, Claudelands Event Centre, Hamilton
South Island: Monday 13 August, Sudima Christchurch Airport, Christchurch
Format & programme
2-week online learning block followed by a 1-day workshop.
The online component is presented on an engaging platform (that you can fit around your schedule) and will cover the theory which will be put into practice during the workshop. Delegates are expected to participate in both the online learning block and the workshop to benefit from the course.
||Quick overview of the dairy repro cycle
||Demonstration of metrichecking, interpretation, then practical session on that and insertion of metricures
||Repro programmes, injection safety, insertion of CIDRs, withdrawal, ovary scanning
||Sheep session including ET programmes, synchro, breeding, laproscopic AI
||End of day
Large Animal Veterinary Technicians.
Ben Hodgson BVSc(Dist)
Kate Gloyn BVSc
Steve Cranefield BVSc
Andrew Roe BPhil, MANZCVSc
Claire Hunter BVSc
All prices are in NZD and are GST inclusive
If you're not a member of the NZVA/LAVT you may find becoming a member and paying the member workshop fee a much better deal. Contact the membership team at firstname.lastname@example.org for current membership rates.
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