Faecal Egg Counts for Worms

Key Details

Duration: 1 day

A course for those interested in managing internal parasites and worms in their livestock.

Course aim:

To improve monitoring of internal parasites and worms in livestock and to develop an understanding of targeted control options.

Learning outcomes:

  • identify how to take samples and complete faecal egg counts
  • identify different worms under a microscope
  • analyse results from samples
  • identify targeted control options

Accreditation:

This course is mapped to the national unit of competency, AHCWRK301 – Collect samples for a rural production or horticulture monitoring program .

For more information call Jessica Taylor on 02 6762 1276 or visit the website here.

To see current events and dates, refer to our AgCalendar.

Study Units

  • Introduction to parasites
  • Basic worm cycles
  • Faecal egg counts, sampling and analysis
  • Practical work with microscopes
  • Control options
  • Questions and answers
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