CPD Course: Post Mortem Examination and Disease Pathogenesis of Livestock

Date: Friday 23rd August 2019
Venue: Hamsterley Village Hall, Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland DL13 3QF


9.00 – Registration, Introductions and Breakfast. Hamsterley Village Hall

9.30 – 12.00: Practical Post Mortem session of lambs, ewes, calves, and older cattle to demonstrate PME
technique and appropriate sample collection, handling and subsequent dispatch to the laboratory (where
appropriate) for cost-effective testing. Pen side testing where appropriate.

12.00 – 1.15 Lunch

1.15-4pm (ish) : Classroom session to include:
• The most common diagnoses made in the last 4 years of post mortem examinations
• Photographs to demonstrate common post mortem findings, lesions, sample collection etc
• Pathogenesis of disease of the commonest diagnoses
• Case Studies to relate clinical presentation to gross post mortem findings
• Brief discussion of approach to control of common production-limiting diseases
• Changes to UK endemic disease surveillance arrangements and implications for practitioners/

Contact Ben Strugnell on 07899 950372 or email ben@farmpostmortems.co.uk 
£175 + VAT per person