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Minimising carcase losses in the lamb supply chain – Suffolk

July 12 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join AHDB Beef & Lamb and the National Sheep Association (NSA) to find out more about minimising carcase losses in lambs.

With increasingly tight financial margins in lamb production and processing, it is vital to minimise losses throughout the supply chain. Farmers can maximise their financial returns by meeting target carcase specifications and minimising the losses of saleable meat and offal. Conditions such as liver fluke, pasteurella and parasitic worms not only cause rejection of offal and carcases at slaughter, but have a significant impact on the performance of growing lambs.

Programme

4:00pm – Arrival & registration with 4.15pm prompt start

  • Pasteurella management – useful findings from post-mortems – Katie Waine, University of Nottingham
  • Managing liver fluke, Cysticercus tenuicollis & Cysticercus ovis – Nerys Wright, AHDB Beef & Lamb
  • Sheep handling systems & EID demo – Bob Ritchie, Ritchie UK
  • Practical lamb selection for slaughter – Tim Bastable, AHDB Beef & Lamb Selection team

6.30pm – Finish & supper

*Please bring clean footwear that can be disinfected.

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.gr1532056253o.bdh1532056253a@stn1532056253eve.e1532056253k1532056253

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

Details

Date:
July 12
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Organiser

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

Venue

The Sheep Unit
Rutland Stud
Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 9RS United Kingdom
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