There will be two seminar zones with presentations covering topical subjects each zone chaired by
|Time||Zone 1 - Presentation||Zone 2 - Presentation|
|10.00am||Reducing the impact of calf pneumonia in your replacement heifers.
Presented by Sioned Timothy, Merial Animal Health
|10.20am||Fibre – the hidden nutrient.
Presented by Dr Jamie-Leigh Douglas, AB Vista
|10.40am||The true cost of IBR to the UK cattle industry – how can you make a difference on-farm?
Presented by Andrew Montgomery, MSD
|11.00am||Powering the Rumen for efficiency and profit.
Presented by Peter Van der Vegt, Technical Sales Support Manager, Diamond V
|11.20am||Antibiotic resistance, how is it going to affect me and my farm?
Presented by Rachel Hayton, XL Vets
|11.40am||Managing dry cows for optimum health and performance.
Presented by Professor Jud Heinrichs, Penn State University c/o Alltech
|12 noon||What are the differences between heat detection methods?
Presented by Maggie Fisher, Ridgeway Research
|12.20pm||The evolution of cloud computing in the dairy industry.
Presented by Jiska Healy, Dairy Master
|12.40pm||Parlour Safe – Accredited Milking Machine Technicians.
Presented by John Baines, Parlour Safe
|1.00pm||Dairy Prospects Post-Brexit.
Presented by AHDB
|2.00pm||Cows & Money – growing and investing in dairy businesses, tax and financing.
Presented by Rob Hitch, Dodd & Co
|2.20pm||“Less sore; more floor” – what is the perfect walking surface for cows?
Presented by Owen Atkinson, Moore Concrete
|2.40pm||Keeping ahead of the game.
Presented by Angela Rhodes, Red Tractor
|3.00pm||Genomic testing: GPLI versus GTPI.
Presented by Dr Darren Todd, NBDC
|3.20pm||Growing your future - how to optimise calf rearing in dairy enterprises.
Presented by Professor Jud Heinrichs, Penn State University c/o Alltech and Paul Mardell, GLW Feeds
|3.40pm||Milk pregnancy testing – its ‘positive’ role in herd management
Presented by Jonathan Statham, IDEXX
|4.00pm||National Johne's Action Plan - Phase two actions.
Presented by Pete Orpin, Action Johne's
|4.20pm||Reducing antimicrobial use on your farm.
Presented by John Remnant, Nottingham Uni
Seminar Area 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