Livestock CPD Modules

The following Livestock CPD modules are available to qualified SQPs, before beginning please ensure that you have read our ‘earning CPD points‘ information.

FIRST click on a unit title to begin studying. Beneath each unit you will find a multiple choice quiz which is automatically marked. The pass mark for all modules in order to gain the available CPD points is 100%. (You may take the test more than once should you fail to reach 100% on your first attempt).

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Livestock
Module 1 Technical Review: Hypocalcaemia - Dietary Manipulation to Prevent Milk Fever (ID:137 – first published February 2016)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> Gain an understanding of hypocalcaemia and risk factors
> Gain an understanding of control and management of hypocalcaemia in the dry period.
> Gain an understanding of management and treatment of hypocalcaemia at calving

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (February 2016). This article has been brought to you by Animax Limited.
Unit 1 Technical Review: Hypocalcaemia - Dietary Manipulation to Prevent Milk Fever (2 CPD points)
Module 2 Technical Review: Strike in Sheep - A Guide to Giving the Best Blowfly Advice (ID:139 – First Published April 2016)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> Informing SQP’s on the important role they can play in educating and advising farmers in the fight against blowfly

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2016). This article has been brought to you by Elanco Animal Health
Unit 1 Technical Review: Strike in Sheep - A Guide to Giving the Best Blowfly Advice (2 CPD points)
Module 3 Technical Review: Understanding Copper (ID:135 – First Published June 2015)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> Understanding copper: poor performance in cattle and sheep can be caused by insufficient copper intake.
> Discover the clinical signs and what can be done.

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (June 2015). This article has been brought to you by Dr Elizabeth Berry, Animax Company Veterinary Surgeon
Unit 1 Technical Review: Understanding Copper (2 CPD points)
Module 4 Flock Health Planning (ID:133 – First Published April 2015)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> Gain a better understanding of what makes a good flock health plan.
> Use an understanding of flock health planning to start discussions about relevant health areas and become more engaged with sheep producers.
> Appreciate the value of new digital flock health management tools.

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2015). This article has been brought to you by Kate Hovers BVSc CertSHP MRCVS
Unit 1 Flock Health Planning (2 CPD points)
Module 5 Sheep parasites and resistance (ID: 156 – Published April 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2018). This article has been brought to you by Merial.
Unit 1 Sheep parasites and resistance (2 CPD points)
Module 6 The incidence of SARA in grazing dairy cows and the role of rumen buffers and conditioners in its control (ID:131 – First Published April 2015)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> Understanding the impact and risks of sub-acute ruminal acidosis (SARA) and its control.

This module has been accredited with 1 CPD point and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2015). This article has been brought to you by Dr Derek McIlmoyle, AB Vista GB & Ireland Technical Director
Unit 1 The incidence of SARA in grazing dairy cows and the role of rumen buffers and conditioners in its control (1 CPD point)
Module 7 Trace Elements and Fertility in Cattle (ID:143 – first published January 2017)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> Gain an understanding of the factors which can affect fertility > Gain an understanding of the role of trace elements > Gain an understanding of the effect of trace element deficiencies on fertility
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (February 2016). This article has been brought to you by Animax Limited.
Unit 1 Trace Elements and Fertility in Cattle (2 CPD points)
Module 8 Gutworms and Immunity (ID:145 – first published April 2017)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2017). This article has been brought to you by Merial.
Unit 1 Gutworms and Immunity (2 CPD points)
Module 9 Preventing lungworm in cattle control (ID:150 – first published July 2017)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (July 2017). This article has been brought to you by Merial.
Unit 1 Preventing lungworm in cattle (2 CPD points)
Module 10 Module 6 - A fresh approach to parasite control (ID:148 – first published July 2017)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (July 2017). This article has been brought to you by CEVA.
Unit 1 A fresh approach to parasite control (2 CPD points)
Module 11 Controlling weeds in grasslands (ID:154 – First published April 2018)
This module has been accredited with 1 CPD point and 2 Basis points, and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2018). This article has been brought to you by Crop Protection Specialists at Dow AgroSciences
Unit 1 Controlling weeds in grasslands (1 CPD point, 2 Basis points)
Module 12 The role of selenium and iodine in ruminants (ID:151 – First published April 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2018). This article has been brought to you by Animax
Unit 1 The role of selenium and iodine in ruminants (2 CPD points)
Module 13 Treatment of flies in livestock (ID:162 – First published June 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (June 2018). This article has been brought to you by Zoetis
Unit 1 Treatment of flies in livestock (2 CPD points)
Module 14 Treatment of Liver Fluke (ID:158 – First published June 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (June 2018). This article has been brought to you by animal health specialists at Boehringer Ingelheim Animal
Unit 1 Treatment of Liver Fluke (2 CPD points)
Module 15 The whole herd approach to managing milk fever (ID:161 – First published June 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (June 2018). This article has been brought to you by animal health specialists at Boehringer Ingelheim Animal
Unit 1 The whole herd approach to managing milk fever (2 CPD points)
Module 16 Best practice sheep ear tagging (ID:166 – first published July 2018)
Gain 1 CPD point.
Unit 1 Best Practice Sheep Ear Tagging (1 CPD point)
Module 17 Target specific worming periods to optimise customer satisfaction - (ID167 - first published July 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (July 2018). This article has been brought to you by Elanco
Unit 1 Target specific worming periods to optimise customer satisfaction (2 CPD Points)
Module 18 Gutworm Control in Dairy Cows - (ID165 - first published July 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (July 2018). This article has been brought to you by Boehringer Ingelheim
Unit 1 Gutworm Control in Dairy Cows (2 CPD Points)
Module 19 Best practice tissue tag sampling (ID:171 – first published September 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (September 2018). This article has been brought to you by QuickTag- a trading name of Datamars Agri UK
Unit 1 Best practice tissue tag sampling (2 CPD points)
Module 20 Understanding life on a beef farm - Part 2 of the Farm Facts series (ID:174 – first published October 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (October 2018). This article has been brought to you by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health.
Unit 1 Understanding life on a beef farm - Part 2 of the Farm Facts series
Module 21 Best practice vaccination (ID:178 – first published January 2019)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (January 2019). This article has been brought to you by Quicktag
Unit 1 Best practice vaccination
Module 22 Reducing reliance on anthelmintics by grazing strategies (ID:181 – first published March 2019)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (March 2019). This article has been brought to you by Datamars
Unit 1 Reducing reliance on anthelmintics by grazing strategies
Module 23 The role of long-acting wormers in sheep flocks (ID:182 – first published March 2019)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (March 2019). This article has been brought to you by Chanelle Veterinary
Unit 1 The role of long-acting wormers in sheep flocks
Module 24 Season-long parasite control in cattle (ID:183 – first published March 2019)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (March 2019). This article has been brought to you by Zoetis
Unit 1 Season-long parasite control in cattle
Module 25 Identify the parasite threat on farm for better control (ID:184 – first published March 2019)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (March 2019). This article has been brought to you by Boehringer Ingelheim
Unit 1 Identify the Parasite Threat on Farm for Better Control
Module 26 Understanding life on a sheep farm (ID:180 – first published March 2019)
This module has been accredited with 3 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (March 2019). This article has been brought to you by Boehringer Ingelheim. Written by Heather Marie Niman Ruminant Veterinary Adviser.
Unit 1 Understanding life on a sheep farm
Module 27 Best practice weighing for beef and lamb production - (ID191 - first published May 2019)
This module has been accredited with 1 CPD point and is correct at the point of going to press (May 2019). This article has been brought to you by Datamars
Unit 1 Best practice weighing for beef and lamb production
Module 28 Treatment of flies in livestock (ID190 - first published May 2019)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (May 2019). This article has been brought to you by Zoetis
Unit 1 Treatment of flies in livestock
Module 29 What, to you, is coccidiosis? (ID189 - first published May 2019)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (May 2019). This article has been brought to you by Chanelle Pharma
Unit 1 What, to you, is coccidiosis?
Module 30 Planning an effective parasite control strategy (ID188 - first published May 2019)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (May 2019). This article has been brought to you by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health
Unit 1 Planning an effective parasite control strategy

 

 

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