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  • Safely administer veterinary medicines to animals under their care
  • Store and maintain medicines on farm in accordance with legislation and farm assurance requirements
  • Record on farm medicine usage in accordance with legislation and farm assurance requirements.
  • Describe the difference between vaccines and treatments and the different legislative classes
  • Describe basic differences that exist between different classes of antibiotic and the need for veterinary guidance for their use
  • Describe the basic classes of anthelmintics and the need for veterinary or SQP guidance on their use
  • Understand the actions of an NSAID and when they should be used.
  • Understand the responsibility of those administering medicines to farm animals.
FarmSkills Mastering Medicines

Delivery method

Classroom

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at farmers at supervisor level (level 3 upwards).

What will be covered?

  • Safely administer veterinary medicines to animals under their care
  • Store and maintain medicines on farm in accordance with legislation and farm assurance requirements
  • Record on farm medicine usage in accordance with legislation and farm assurance requirements.
  • Describe the difference between vaccines and treatments and the different legislative classes
  • Describe basic differences that exist between different classes of antibiotic and the need for veterinary guidance for their use
  • Describe the basic classes of anthelmintics and the need for veterinary or SQP guidance on their use
  • Understand the actions of an NSAID and when they should be used.
  • Understand the responsibility of those administering medicines to farm animals.

Other areas of interest

  • FarmSkills Lambing
  • FarmSkills Foot Trimming
  • FarmSkills DIY AI
  • Farmskills Calf Rearing
  • FarmSkills Lameness.
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