Talking Sheep 2019 - Cumbria

Past Event - booking closed

16 July 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sewborwens Farm, Newton Rigg college, Penrith, Cumbria

CA11 0AG

Join AHDB Beef & Lamb at ‘Talking Sheep 2019’. A one day technical sheep event kindly hosted by Newton Rigg College and in collaboration with industry partners.

The day will be interactive and will cover a range of sheep related topics. There will plenty of opportunity to ask questions and relate the talks to your farming business.  Topics discussed will include:

  • Ensuring a sustainable and profitable business – Nicola Renison, AHDB Beef & Lamb, Trevor Dobson, Bankwood, Appleby and Luke Crossman, AHDB.
  • Grassland and soil management – Liz Genever, Independent consultant & William Fleming, Germinal
  • Lamb management – lamb worm control by Charlie Bradshaw from Paragon Veterinary Group
  • Lamb selection at slaughter – how to optimise income by James Hadwin, Agricultural consultant
  • Ewe & lamb health – using vaccines effectively by MSD Animal Health.
  • Flock replacement policy – research from ‘Challenge Sheep’ project looking at ewe longevity and flock productivity with Hayley King from AHDB Beef & Lamb

To book your place please email or call 01904 771218 and let us know of any special dietary requirements.