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FREE Farm to Fork – Marketing Prime Sheep Event – Dorset

October 31, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

This practical event, run by AHDB & MLC Services Ltd, allows you to handle live animals and make your assessment of fat cover and conformation using the EUROP grid. You will then see the same animals on the hook in the chillers and the actual classification so you can compare the assessments made whilst the animals were alive.

There will be plenty of opportunity to discuss various market requirements, factors affecting killing out percentages and dressing specifications.

Other topics include:

  • Current consumer demands
  • Characteristics of breeds
  • Abattoir/Livestock Market requirements
  • Hygiene requirements – farm and abattoir

Discussion with the trainers and other participants will give you a greater insight into these areas.

On the day you will need to bring CLEAN wellingtons and something warm for the chillers.  You MUST also bring some form of ID, ie. Driving Licence or Passport.

Lunch and Refreshments are included.

Please note that all Attendees to these events must be 18 years and over. Numbers are Limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment. You will need to provide your Wellington boot and PPE overall sizes.

To register your FREE please ring the AHDB KE Events Hub on 01904 771213 or email ku.gr1547656808o.bdh1547656808a@stn1547656808eve.e1547656808k1547656808


October 31, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm


AHDB KE events hub
01904 771212


ABP Yetminster
Chetnole Road
Yetminster Dorset, DT9 6HQ
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