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Faecal Egg Count with Kate Scott BSc (Hons) Herbal Medicine

11 March, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Faecal Egg Count  11th March 10-2pm

With Medical herbalist and farmer Kate Scott BSc (Hons) Herbal Medicine

A day looking at FEC’s and how to carry out yourself on the farm. Everyone will get a chance to have a go , members are welcome to bring their own samples. Egg id charts and info sheets will be provided to take home. Information on the McMaster slides and kit , and on sourcing a suitable microscope. Advice about the importance of knowing when to use anthelmintics and the effect overuse has on resistance and soil mocrobia.

If you have your own microscope you are welcome to bring it, plus a sample of poo, but just a tablespoon full!! please bring a packed lunch.

Directions: We are half way between Robertsbridge and Brightling on the Brightling Road. You cannot see the house/farm from the road but we have a laid hedge along the roadside with our gateway in the middle. We are next door to Swallowfield Farm, the satnav will take you past so please look out for Swallowfield Farm, we are on the Robertsbridge side of Swallowfield.

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Date:
11 March, 2023
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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