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Autumn Block Calving Strategic Dairy Farm Launch- Oxford

When: July 11th 2018 10:45 to 14:30
Location: SN7 8DJ

Join us for the launch of our first autumn block calving Strategic Dairy Farm where the Kinch Family will be provide a honest view of their business including:

  • Background to the farm including a farm tour
  • Current technical performance against AHDB Optimal Dairy Systems defined KPI’s for autumn block calving herds
  • Current financial performance against AHDB Optimal Dairy Systems defined KPI’s
  • The steps they took to change from a an all-year round calving herd to change to their current autumn block and what factors have contributed to their current performance
  • Long term vision for the farm, including a critical look at areas for improvement and future focus including dates and topics for the next meetings

Strategic dairy farms are a key part of our Optimal Dairy Systems approach and will demonstrate best practice, encourage farmer to farmer learning and aid benchmarking by sharing key physical and financial performance data.


Who should attend? Anyone who is autumn block calving, thinking of changing to this system or interested in benchmarking their business.   


Date:     Wednesday 11 July  2018
Time:    10:45 prompt – 14:30 (lunch provided so booking essential)
Venue:  Buscot Wick Farm, Faringdon, Oxford, SN7 8DJ (By kind permission of the Kinch family)

To book your FREE place click here  or contact the AHDB KE Events Hub on 01904 771216 or 


For more information contact Izak van Heerden on 07854 507279.


The cost of attending this event is covered through your levy but please ensure you register your attendance for catering purposes.


Please bring a clean pair of wellington boots to help with the biosecurity and out of respect to the host’s farm business.

Dairy Pro Points are available for attending this event, Click here for more details.