Achieving excellence in youngstock welfare: Leicestershire

Past Event - booking closed

14 June 2019

10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Knaptoft Hall Farm, Knaptoft, Lutterworth, Leicestershire

LE17 6PA


Exceptional animal welfare standards are one of the trademarks of British agriculture and of increasing interest to consumers and milk buyers.

Join us to hear internationally renowned Dr. James Reynolds speak about the latest welfare science as well as sharing his thoughts and experience about farming practices.

Hosted on farms including some of our all-year-round calving AHDB Strategic Dairy Farms, the meetings will focus on how welfare can be optimised in the following areas:

  • Grouping and housing options for calves
  • Optimal nutritional strategies for calves
  • Effective pain management during routine procedures with youngstock
  • Successful transitioning your heifers in the milking herd

To book your FREE place contact the AHDB KE Events Hub on 01904 771216 or ke.events@ahdb.org.uk For more information contact Mark Campbell on 07528 780346.

Dr. James Reynolds is professor of Large Animal Medicine and Welfare at Western University of Veterinary Medicine, Pomona, California, USA. He is globally known in the dairy industry and academia for his work on farm animal welfare, calf management, mastitis control and sustainable agriculture.

He will be giving a key note presentation at this year’s RABDF winners open day at Metcalfe Farm’s on 18th June 19 (www.rabdf.co.uk/gold-cup-open-day) and at the Total Dairy Conference on 19th & 20th June 19 (www.totaldairy.com)

The cost of attending this event is covered through your levy but you must register your attendance for catering purposes

Dairy Pro Points are available for attending this event, Click here for more details.  

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