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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Webinar to focus on cattle worm control

Cattle worm control for optimal health and profitability in 2022 will be the focus of XLVets’ next free webinar for both suckler and dairy farmers.

XLVets Skillnet and Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health will host the webinar this Thursday, February 3rd, at 8 pm.

According to a spokesperson, the webinar will focus on parasitology. It will pay particular attention to dairy stock, dairy cows and young stock.

Speakers will also cover some of the aspects related to sheep and beef farming.

A panel of experts will join MC for the evening, Donal Lynch, Slieve Bloom Veterinary, Offaly.

These include:

  • Vet, Kieran O’ Mahony, Glen Veterinary Clinic, Tipperary;
  • Sioned Timothy, technical services manager with Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health;
  • Eric Morgan, Professor in Veterinary Parasitology at Queen’s University Belfast.

The webinar will be lived streamed via YouTube and includes a mix of on-farm content, live discussions with panellists and Q&A from the audience.

A spokesperson told That’s Farming:

“Over 90 minutes, we will look at how you can identify parasite problems on your farm and how to control parasites in your animals and on grass.”

“We will also consider the impact of parasites on productivity. Finally, we will take a closer look at Anthelmintic Resistance, the impact and how you can manage it,” the spokesperson added.

You are required to register in advance; visit this link to learn more and sign up. You will receive a link immediately after you sign up.

About XLVets Skillnet:

XLVets Skillnet, established in 2011, is the training subsidiary of XLVets Ireland. Skillnet Ireland and member companies co-fund it.

The National Training Fund through the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, funds Skillnet.

XLVets Skillnet delivers “quality, practical and relevant” training tailored to its members’ specific needs in both the veterinary and farming sectors, reaching over 3,500 individuals annually.

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