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Come and learn how genomic testing and IVF can help you make more profit from whole herd genetic improvement and breeding efficiency
Dan Griffiths, Farm Animal Vet with specialist interest in Genomics and IVF and Fern Pearston AHDB Animal Genetics Manager will present and discuss a number of topics.
Breeding and Genetics
Aimed at dairy farm owners and managers, AHDB Dairy invite you to a short course to build your confidence and develop your skills, enabling you to understand how your dairy business is performing and where to focus your efforts to drive profit and build a sustainable business.
Pain relief can significantly reduce the impact of disbudding, castration and calving on an animal’s wellbeing and productivity as well as aiding recovery from illness and injury.
Health Welfare and Fertility
This 2-day course covers the theoretical and practical elements of herd lameness control.
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Business Management, Health Welfare and Fertility
Economic gains are there to be made throughout the dairy - beef supply chain. Making the most of technologies such as genomics and sexed semen when breeding herd replacements allows for the targeted use of high quality beef sires, producing a valuable animal that is well suited for the beef supply chain. Focusing on calf husbandry and feeding will improve health and growth rates, ensuring beef animals hit market specification and are a profitable part of the business
Ailsa Milnes, Veterinary Advisor from Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd, will be discussing calf health, disease and growth.
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