Lambing Workshop Westpoint St Columb

Lambing Workshop Westpoint St Columb

Looking to prepare and refresh your skills and knowledge ahead of the 2020 lambing season?

Ideal for new shepherds but also an excellent update for more experienced livestock keepers wanting to update their skills and learn more techniques.

Throughout the workshop you will have the opportunity to ask the vets any questions you may have about your flock.

There will be a light meal afterwards.

The cost of this workshop is £25 +VAT per person and any extra people from the same farm will be £5 +VAT each.

There's also a 10% discount for Young Farmers' Club members.

Date: Tuesday 26th November

Time: 12.30-2.30pm

Venue: Westpoint Farm Vets, Unit B Trevornick Business Park, Winnard's Perch, St Columb, Cornwall, TR9 6DH.

To book your place please call 01637 889231 or you can email

Pasty on arrival!

The workshop will cover the following:

  • Prepare your farm and flock for lambing with appropriate equipment and medicines
  • Appreciate normal ewe behaviour before and around lambing
  • Practice delivering normal and abnormal lamb presentations using a lambing simulator
  • Perform techniques such as tubing, as well as more advanced procedures like eyelid injections and intra-peritoneal glucose administration.

Enhance your skills in:

  • The benefits of recording lambing data and using it to improve performance
  • Recognising and dealing with problems in lambing, including metabolic ewe diseases, prolapses and abortions
  • Procedures and techniques which will equip you to deal with different lambing situations
  • Care for both normal and weak lambs in the hours and days after birth.







22nd November 2019

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