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    Farmers from Inis Mor, the largest of the Aran Islands, attended an XLVet Skillnet training event on Disease Management and Biosecurity on 20 February 2013. The event was facilitated by Glenina Vets from Galway.

    XLVets Skillnet organised a very successful training event on Wet Lab orthopaedics entitled 'Moving up a Gear in Fracture Fixation' which was led by Professor John Innes of the University of Liverpool and James Dunne of Ark Veterinary Clinic in Galway. The event was held at the Pan Veterinary Clinic in Kildare.

    XLVet Ireland held its first AGM and Summer Event 2011 in Galway on June 9 - 10. The theme of the event was Responding to Change. The event also saw the launch of the XLVet Skillnet.

    A very successful XL Vets event, with the theme of Business Growth in 2011 was held in Tullamore, January 20 - 22. The event saw the launch of two new initiatives - one in the area of Herd Fertility Programmes for the large animal sector and the second - a Senior Pet Care initiative for companion animals. Some of the attendees are pictured below:

    XLVet SucklerCheck is a programme of diagnostic tests and reports that provides suckler and beef farmers with a comprehensive picture of their herds’ health status. Farmers can use this picture to create a health management plan that is tailored to their herd. This will save farmers time and money.
    To mark the launch of SucklerCheck, XLVets, led by the Large Animal Committee Chairman -...

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