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Controlling liver fluke infection in your herd and winter feeding options – Cambridgeshire

October 30 @ 10:15 am - 1:00 pm

By kind permission of Burling Brothers Ltd

Join AHDB Beef & Lamb for this event discussing the latest research work on liver fluke control and how it can be implemented on your own farm. Speakers will explain how to test for and then treat liver fluke in your herd and what aspects of herd management can be associated with infection. Laura Stephen and Nerys Wright will discuss winter feeding options for cattle – calculating how much forage you have, how much you will need and options to avoid shortages.

Programme

10:15 am Arrival, registration, tea & coffee

10:30 am Welcome & objectives for the meeting-Nerys Wright, AHDB

10:35 am Introduction to farm – Dan Burling – host farmer

10:45 am Managing liver fluke on your farm –  Professor Diana Williams, University of Liverpool

  • Impact of liver fluke on beef and dairy herds, diagnostics and treatment options
  • Management risk factors associated with liver fluke infection and how to use them to your advantage

11:30 am Winter forage – do you have enough to see you through the winter? – Laura Stephen, Isle Vet Group

  • Calculating and analysing winter forage – how much do you have, how much do you need?
  • Options for filling any gaps
  • What does a ‘good’ forage sample look like?

12:00 pm Farm walk

1:00 pm   Lunch & close

Places are limited and registration is essential. To book your FREE place ring the AHDB Beef & Lamb events Hub on 01904 771212 or email ku.gr1542507316o.bdh1542507316a@stn1542507316eve.e1542507316k1542507316

*If you have any special dietary requirement please contact us as soon as possible.

Details

Date:
October 30
Time:
10:15 am - 1:00 pm

Organiser

AHDB KE events hub
Phone:
01904 771212
Email:
KE.Events@ahdb.org.uk

Venue

Overtown Hall
High Street Cambridgeshire CB24 5NH United Kingdom + Google Map