UK Dairy Day 2018 featured two seminar zones on the first floor within the Sharing Knowledge Zone kindly sponsored by XL Vets.
Thank you to all the speakers, chairpersons and visitors who attended the seminars.
PDF copies of speaker presentations will be available to download once permission has been confirmed by each speaker.
|9.30am||Zone 2||Milking data to drive herd performance
Presented by Dave Gilbert of Dairy Insight
|10.00am||Zone 1||Improving Youngstock health & welfare by working with your vet using a practical checklist.
Presented by Katharine Baxter-Smith from MSD Animal Health
|10.20am||Zone 2||Traceability and Innovation within the M&S Dairy and Beef Supply Chain
Presented by Peter Kennedy from M&S
|10.40am||Zone 1||Drying off - A crucial part of the dairy cow lactation cycle.
Presented by Sioned Timothy from Boehringer Ingelheim
|11.00am||Zone 2||Maximising profit per pregnancy.
Presented by Mark Roach from Cogent
|11.20am||Zone 1||Forward planning key to meeting impending ammonia regulations.
Presented by Tom Gill from Promar
|11.40am||Zone 2||The impact of calf rearing on her future productivity as a cow.
Presented by Bianca Theeruth from Cargill
|12 noon||Zone 1||Feeding cows this winter with low forage availability.
Presented by Adam Clay from NWF Agriculture
|12.20pm||Zone 2||Why are we throwing money down the drain in antibiotics for calves.
Presented by Matt Yarnall from Boehringer Ingelheim
|12.40pm||Zone 1||Taking responsibility for TB - whose job is it anyway?
Presented by Sarah Tomlinson from TB Advisory Service
Industry Panel Q&A (Held in Zone 2)
|2.00pm||Zone 1||Focusing on feed management in times of uncertainty.
Presented by Ian Leach from Alltech and KEENAN
|2.20pm||Zone 2||More milk, less time: Maximising parlour throughput.
Presented by Tom Greenham from Advance Milking
|2.40pm||Zone 1||Farm Labour Post Brexit.
Presented by Wyn Morgan from Harper Adams
|3.00pm||Zone 2||A new approach to protein formulation in dairy rations - could it benefit your business?
Presented by Iwan Vaughan from Wynnstay
|3.20pm||Zone 1||Johne's - mapping out the future.
Presented by Nathan Loewenstein from Shropshire Farm Vets
A team approach to tackling lameness
2018 Seminar Zone Sponsor - XL Vets
XLVets is a community of independently-owned, progressive veterinary practices that work together to achieve the highest standards of veterinary care. Members of XLVets work collaboratively sharing knowledge, experience and skills, to achieve excellence in veterinary practice that ensures they deliver a high level of customer care and animal welfare. 01228 711788 www.xlvets.co.uk
For further information on the seminar presentations please contact Jess Edwards on 01923 695225 or email firstname.lastname@example.org