Feeding Cows at Grass: Penrith

Past Event - booking closed

26 April 2019

11:00 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 feeding cows at grass. It will be a practical session looking at the key features of grassland management and feeding. The meeting will cover:

  • Targets Setting the right targets for your system
    • Grassland monitoring and measuring 
  • Feeding Grass Grass quality, grass intakes and allocation
    • Assessing the amount of grass a herd of cows can eat and are eating      
  • Supplementary Feeding matching grass availability and cow requirements
    • Feeding at grass
    • Maximising grass utilisation
    • Feeding for milk quality

Speakers:   Jimmy Goldie – Carrs Billington                    

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 ke.events@ahdb.org.uk For further information, please contact either Becky Atkinson on 07519 120670 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 February. Let’s keep the momentum going.

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