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Feeding the Ewe – Cumbria
December 6, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pmFree
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.
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)
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.
*Places are limited, so call now to avoid disappointment.
*If you have any special dietary requirements please let us know as soon as possible