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    Skillnet Ireland launched its four-year strategy on 3rd November 2016.  The strategy was developed following a thorough consultation process with key stakeholders, including XLVets Skillnet, and is closely aligned to the National Skills Strategy 2025 and other relevant policies.

    Speaking at the launch of Skillnet Irelands’ Statement of Strategy 2016-2019, Paul Healy,...

    XLVets and Teagasc will deliver a one-day masterclass on Dairy Cow Lameness and Mobility in Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork on Thursday 27th October 2016.

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    Over 120  farmers attended a Sheep Flock Health event presented by Donal Murphy, Sliabh Luachra vets at Glenfleck GAA hall, Kerry.

    The event looked at a range of opportunities for improving flock health including criteria for better breeding management, lameness prevention, parasite control, limiting...

    Over 250 farmers turned out at the farm of John Daly at Lissard near Ballinasloe, Co. Galway at XLVets first DAFM approved knowledge transfer sheep event on the 31st August.

    The event looked at a range of opportunities for improving flock health including criteria for...

    XLVet DairyCheck 2016 is a disease monitoring programme available to dairy clients of XLVet practices.

    A total of 14 diseases are monitored by a combination of Bulk Tank Milk tests, individual animal blood tests, pooled faeces tests and individual animal milk tests. There are 2 Bulk Tank milk tests...

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