National Herdsmans Conference

National Herdsmans Conference 2018

Focus: Fertility


Took place: 16-17 April, at Harper Adams University College


 Full delegate price only £99+VAT (£118.80 inc VAT)


Conference Programme:

Monday 16th:
1.00pm - Registration & Coffee
3pm - Conference opening

Vet Session
Karen Bond - NMR Vet - Matching the records to the cow
David Black Paragon Vets - Future fertility techniques
Dr Rob Smith - Liverpool University
5.30pm Conference close
7.30pm Conference dinner & Evening programme

Tuesday 17th:
9.00am - Conference opening

Industry Session
Pete Jackson - Genus ABS - Al Technique and Heat Detection
Chris Walkland - Industry commentator and journalist -State of the industry address

Farm Practical Session - Harper Adams Dairy Unit
Dr Emma Bleach — Factors influencing the expression of oestrus behaviour
Dr Gemma Charlton — The DASIE Project: automated detection of oestrus, lameness
and (possibly) Johnes
Prof. Mark Rutter — What do cows want from pasture and can we provide it indoors?


Herd Staff Session
Barry Sumption - Herd Manager of the year 2017
Rob Chaddwick - Herd Manager - Edge Farming Company
Callum MgGinley - Farm Manager - Ingleston Farm

3.30pm - Conference close


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