Vaccination Calendar for Sheep

SheepNet Solution Turkey

Country: Turkey

Dairy or/and meat sheep: Dairy-Meat

Source of information: Ministry fact Sheet, Vet. Associations

Level of solution: Knowledge

Aim: To avoid animals loses due to epidemic illness and infections


  • Treating diseased animal-decision making on isolation or killing by a explanatory poster for the most common diseases seen for the region for a year long
  • Necessary vaccination from the local authorities will be introduced with a booklet and brochures for a 1 production year.
  • A common vaccination data for general sheep production will be provided as a PDF and the main limitations for vaccination will be underlined for critic periods (gestation, AI etc)

Expected benefits: Increased flock health and less incidence of infectious diseases.

Prerequisites and/or limits:

  • Farmers need to use vaccination-understand the importance
  • They need to be trained when to make vaccination
  • Vaccination has a plan and farmers disregard that
  • It needs time to settle the understanding of Vaccination planning and practice

Scientific references:

Lacasta et al Vet Microbiol, 2015 34-46


Expected impacts:

Country Turkey          
Partner TOGEN          
Topic GESTATION          
Issue Vaccination Programme          
Solution No/Name 31-Vaccination calender for sheep          
Service provider/technicians+vet or farmers          
Benefit expected Increase productivity

-less abortion
less workload
better labor organisation
better feed management

less stress for the farmer
Is the solution suitable for various production systems Y   dairy &meat
If no - for which system              
What are the asset costs   <100 100-500 500-1000 1000-10000 >10000
What are the maintenance costs   <50 50-100 100-500 500-1000 >1000
Any limits to its applicability    
Work Load
  Farmers Service provider/tech.-vet-others          
How much time is required to prepare and implement the solution <1 day   <1 day 1 day - 1 week >=1week    
How many people is needed to implement the solution? 1 person            
How long it takes to get results? >=1week Immediate <1 day 1 day - 1 week >=1week  
How long it takes to see  an effect on sheep productivity? current production period current production period next production period >next production period    
  Farmers Service provider/technicians-vet-others          
What kind of equipment/tool are necessary?              
Skill/Knowledge-Training (farmer)
Does the solution need any specific skill/knowledge or training? yes          
How much time will be required for training 1-2 days          
Wider Environment
Is there any particular regulation link to the solution? no          
Does the solution need any particular structure or organisation? no          


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