Calf Signals - Women in Dairy open meeting - Cumbria

Past Event - booking closed

8 February 2019

10:45 AM - 2:00 PM

Abbott Lodge Jersey Ice Cream Farm, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria

CA10 2HD

We invite you to our next Women in Dairy meeting which will focus on calf signals. It will be a practical session in the calf shed and will look at the key features of calf rearing to produce the next generation of profitable cows. The meeting will cover:

Targets  Setting the right targets for your system

-       Measuring  and keeping track of performance

Housing  How calves interact with their environment

-       Assessing the impact of housing on calf health

-       Practical tips for improving calf housing         

The Calf  What impacts calf health and resilience

-       Practical tips for producing resilient calves

Speakers:   Clare Lawson – Carrs Billington, Kath Aplin – Boehringer Ingelheim   

Please ensure you register your attendance for catering purposes. Please bring clean wellies and warm clothes.

To book a place, please contact KE Events hub on 01904 771216 or email For further information, please contact either Bryan Nicholson on 07976 181103 or Kath Aplin on 07836 500124

Boehringer Ingelheim have provided some sponsorship funds which will enable us to continue to hold meetings for the foreseeable future, provided our meetings are well attended. Please encourage friends and neighbours to attend the meeting.

We had an excellent meeting in November. Let’s keep the momentum going.

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

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