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Moredun and Harper Adams – Livestock Health and Welfare virtual event

Event date: Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Event location: Online


Open to Farmers, Vets, SQP and general public

Booking information:

Via Teams Live

Wednesday 27th January 2021 at 10am – 1pm on Microsoft Teams

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AMTRA have awarded 22 CPD points for this event. If you wish to register for points please contact Hannah Shaw at before the event and remember to sign in with your name at the event.

Presentations will focus on livestock health and include the development of diagnostic tests for disease control and in support of animal disease surveillance schemes, and the importance of a One Health approach in disease pandemics. After the presentations, there will be an opportunity to put your questions to the panel on the Q & A facility to learn more about novel tests and approaches to livestock disease control.

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10 am        Welcome and introduction by Chair Dr Philip Robinson, Harper Adams

10.10 am   Speaker: Dr Stewart Burgess, Moredun – Control of sheep scab ‐ what does the future look like?

10.40 am   Speaker: Dr Mara Rocchi, Moredun – Diagnostic tests development in support of surveillance schemes.

11.00 am   Ten minute refreshment break

11.20 am   Speaker: Professor Lee Innes, Moredun – Adopting a One Health approach to tackle zoonotic diseases.

11.50 am   Speaker: Dr Hannah Shaw, Harper Adams – From Moredun to Harper – a focus on livestock health.

12.20 pm   Panel discussion Q and A: Chaired by Dr Philip Robinson

12.50 pm   Round up by Chair Dr Philip Robinson


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