Faecal egg counts for worms

Course details

Name:Faecal egg counts for worms
Description:A course for those interested in managing internal parasites and worms in their livestock.
Cost:From $350 depending on location, GST free
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.
Length:1 day
Course program/structure:
  • Introduction to parasites
  • Basic worm cycles
  • Faecal egg counts, sampling and analysis
  • Practical work with microscopes
  • Control options
  • Questions and answers
Resources and method of delivery:Participants receive course notes.
This course is delivered indoors.
Accreditation:This course is mapped to the national unit of competency, AHCWRK301 - Collect samples for a rural production or horticulture monitoring program .


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