COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – an update for our clients.

Upcoming courses

 

Antibiotics Awareness course with Emily Nail

12th January 2022

At the farm department, Garston House, Frome, BA11 1PZ

1pm-2.30pm

Course fee £30 (25% discount for Proactive Farmers)

Lunch is provided

Each delegate will receive a certificate of competence, suitable for Red Tractor Assurance

Please bring a face covering with you.

Contact the practice on 01373 451115 or email farm@garstonvets.co.uk to register your interest.

 

Lameness Benchmarking with James Ryder and Georgina Doel

18th January 2022

Venue – The Mill at Rode

7pm

Course fee £5 (Free for Proactive Farmers)

Food will be provided

Contact the practice on 01373 451115 or email farm@garstonvets.co.uk to register your interest.

 

Garston Farm Skills ‘ Lameness and foot trimming’ with James Ryder & Robb Todd

 – Includes 6 hours of practical training

25th & 26th January 2022

At the farm department, Garston House, Frome, BA11 1PZ

Day 1: (9.30am-4pm) Theory session followed by practical

Day 2: (9.30am-2pm) Morning practical

Course fee £350 (25% discount for Proactive Farmers)

Lunch is provided on day 1 and refreshments provided both days!

Each delegate will receive their own set of knives and nippers to take home, plus a certificate of attendance and eligibility for Dairypro points. Blocking and knife sharpening will be covered.

Run in association with experienced foot trimmer Rob Todd, Wessex hoof care. Rob is Dutch 5 Step Trained and a member of NACFT.

Please bring a face covering with you.

Contact the practice on 01373 451115 or email farm@garstonvets.co.uk to register your interest.

 

Lambing course with Emily Nail

2nd February 2022

At the farm department, Garston House, Frome, BA11 1PZ

10am – 3pm

Course fee £75 (25% discount for Proactive Farmers)

Lunch is provided

Please bring a face covering with you.

Contact the practice on 01373 451115 or email farm@garstonvets.co.uk to register your interest.

 

Garston ‘DIY – A.I. APHA Approved’ course with James Ryder & Dorset Cattle Breeders

– Includes 9 hours of practical training

Course date 8th, 9th, 10th February 2022

At the farm department, Garston House, Frome, BA11 1PZ and at a local farm

Day 1: (9.30am-4pm) Lectures, video & abattoir specimens

Day 2: (9.30am-4pm) Semen handling & thawing, practice on live cows

Day 3: (9.30am-4pm) More practical & assessment recap

Course fee £500 (25% discount for Proactive Farmers)

Lunch and refreshments are provided every day!

Each delegate will receive a certificate enabling them to perform DIY -A.I. on their own herd (Subject to the delegate passing the assessment)

Please bring a face covering with you.

Contact the practice on 01373 451115 or email farm@garstonvets.co.uk to register your interest.

 

Personality traits on communicating with staff/team members with James Ryder & Georgina Doel

March 2022

Venue – The Mill at Rode

7pm

Course fee £5 (Free for Proactive Farmers)

Food will be provided

Please bring a face covering with you.

Contact the practice on 01373 451115 or email farm@garstonvets.co.uk to register your interest.

 

 

 

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