Webinar: Efficient suckler systems: what can we learn from Canada?

Past Event

Thu, 23 January 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join AHDB Beef & Lamb and Dr Bart Lardner, from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, for a webinar looking at suckled beef production in Canada.

In this unique webinar, we will discuss what the UK can learn from Canadian suckler systems to improve production and profitability. Bart will also detail heifer replacement strategies to ensure functional cows are developed for the herd.

The webinar will cover:

• Introduction to beef systems in Canada
• Increasing efficiency in suckler systems
• Key performance indicators for suckler herds in Canada
• Heifer development programs to create a functional cow
• The effects of maternal nutrition during gestation on progeny performance

The webinar will last approximately 35 minutes, with time for questions at the end.



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