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Feeding the Ewe – Cumbria

December 6, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Free

Join Lesley Stubbings and Kate Phillips on behalf of AHDB Beef & Lamb, for a training session on the new ‘Feeding the Ewe’ manual. The meeting will give you up to date information on ewe nutrition and provide experience of ration formulation. We will also provide you with the tools and a meeting format, so you can help disseminate this to the industry by holding training sessions for farmers or their advisers.

Programme

9.30am             Arrival and registration with tea and coffee

09.45am            Introduction and summary of the manual – discussion on feeding a ruminant.

11.00am            Using the tables and equations and calculating Metabolisable Protein (MP)

12.30pm           Lunch

1.30 pm            BCS and KPI Project Outcomes and implications for feeding programmes

2.00pm             Case studies / exercises on rationing in practice

3.30pm             Feedback / review of case studies

4.00pm             Introduction to the training session for famers – tools and format.

4.30pm             Close

           

*Places are limited, so call now to avoid disappointment.

*If you have any special dietary requirements please let us know as soon as possible

Details

Date:
December 6, 2017
Time:
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Organiser

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

Venue

Kendal Auction Market
J36 Rural Auction Centre Crooklands
Milnthorpe, Cumbria LA7 7FP
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