Talking Sheep 2019 – Devon

Past Event - booking closed

30 July 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Bicton college, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Join AHDB Beef & Lamb at ‘Talking Sheep 2019’. A one day technical sheep event kindly hosted by Bicton 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.  

Full agenda:

•    Ensuring a sustainable and profitable business – David Pett, AHDB Beef & Lamb, Sarah Baker, AHDB and Adrian Coombe, Dunpath Farm in Cornwall 

•    Grassland and soil management – William Fleming & Helen Mathieu, Germinal 

•    Lamb management – lamb worm control, Tim Bebbington, SWISH/Castle Veterinary Group 

•    Lamb selection at slaughter – how to optimise income by Peter Morris, Agricultural consultant 

•    Ewe & lamb health – using vaccines effectively, MSD Animal Health

•    Flock replacement policy – research from Challenge Sheep project looking at ewe longevity and flock productivity with Hayley King, AHDB Beef & Lamb 

To book your place please visit the AHDB events page, email or call 01904 771218 and let us know of any special dietary requirements.