GVS Meeting 3rd May 2018 – BGS Members pay GVS Member Rate

The next Goat Veterinary Meeting will take place on Thursday 3rd May 2018 at Leicester Racecourse.  All BGS paid up members are being offered places to attend at the GVS member rate.  To register to attend please go to the Goat Veterinary Society webpage and sign up quoting your membership number.

The programme for the meeting is as follows:

Timings subject to change

0930 – 0950 Arrivals, Registration & coffee
0950 – 1000 Chairman’s Welcome – David Harwood FRCVS
1000 – 1030 Cloudburst in goats: a review and update Emily Gascoigne MRCVS, Synergy Farm Vets
1030 – 1100 Overview of TB in goats in GB and risks to public health from spread of Mycobacterium Bovis via unpasteurised goat’s milk Laura Wilson MRCVS, VO, APHA
1100 – 1120 Refreshments, Tea & Coffee 1120 – 1150 Badgers and bovine/caprine TB Andy Robertson, Exeter University
1150 – 1210 The goat as a model for positive welfare research (research on goat’s intelligence, emotions and perceptions) Andy McElligott, Associate Professor of Animal Behaviour, Roehampton University
1210 – 1230 Additional Questions for Morning Presentations
1230 – 1330 Lunch
1330 – 1400 ‘Is it feed related poisoning? – standstill and think’. Jo Payne MRCVS, APHA
1400 – 1430 The UK approach to Antimicrobial Resistance Andrea Turner MRCVS, Langford Vets
1430 – 1500 Update on husbandry and health on UK dairy goat farms; findings from a recent survey Kathy Anzuino MRCVS, Bristol University
1500 – 1530 Weird, wonderful and the unknown – Open Floor Discussion Session Chance to discuss / ask the floor any case, disease, goat related questions (Photos / history in advance appreciated) Ben Dustan MRCVS, Tarn Farm Vets
1530 – 1600 Meeting Summary & Close