Non-Reproductive Scanning of Ovine and Bovine Species Course
£350.00 + VAT
2x Courses - 5% discount
3x Courses - 10% discount
Ultrasound examination is the most under-used diagnostic technique in farm animal practice yet it often yields significant information that cannot
be gleaned from a detailed clinical examination.
Ultrasound examination of any organ system in cattle and sheep takes less than five minutes and is an invaluable diagnostic technique.
Bovine Learning Objectives:
Identification of common lung and pleural pathologies.
Diagnosis of endocarditis & confirmation of septic pericarditis,
cardiac tumors etc.
Ultrasound findings to select antibiotic therapy.
Applications after respiratory disease outbreak in calves, and in
adult cattle after calving.
- Diagnose peritonitis, liver abscesses, pyelonephritis & intestinal torsion etc.
Ovine Learning Objectives:
- Identification of common lung and pleural pathologies.
- OPA diagnosis.
- Using ultrasound findings to select antibiotic therapy.
- Monitoring response of respiratory disease to antibiotic therapy over time.
- Early diagnosis of urolithiasis and secondary hydronephrosis.
- Detection of liver pathology caused by liver fluke.
- Identification and differentiation between peritoneal exudate and transudate.
3. Male Reproductive Tract
- Identification of epididymitis rather than orchitis/sperm granuloma.