EBLEX / DairyCo Workshop: Better Cattle Performance and Health from Improved Housing - Milnthorpe

Starts
Mon 30 September 2013 at 10:45AM
Ends
Mon 30 September 2013 at 3:00PM
Venue
EBLEX / DairyCo Workshop: Better Cattle Performance and Health from Improved Housing - Milnthorpe

Join EBLEX and DairyCo for this informative session on cattle housing and pneumonia control strategies.

Where: Park House Farm, Heversham, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7EB    Courtesy of Paul Capstick
When: Monday 30th September 10:45am – 3:00pm 

Housing expert, Jamie Robertson, will walk delegates through the buildings highlighting areas for consideration following an introductory session on good housing design and pneumonia controls. There will also be the opportunity for attendees to discuss issues specific to their own units

Programme

10.45am - Arrival and registration
11.15am - Welcome and Introduction to the farm – David Hall, EBLEX and Paul Capstick
11.30am - The principles of good housing design and common problems – Jamie Robertson, livestock housing specialist
12.15pm - Prevention and control of respiratory disease – Zoetis representative
12.45pm - Lunch
1.15pm - Review of farm buildings and any relevant issues – Led by Jamie Robertson
2.15 pm - Introduction to Pneumonia MOT document for use on attendees own unit
2.30pm - Questions and opportunity for attendees to highlight their individual housing issues
3.00pm - Close

 

To register your place please ring Gemma or Vickie at EBLEX on 01904 771212 or email [email protected]

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This project is supported by the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) for which Defra is the Managing Authority, part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.