Harpers Adams University, Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NB
Tuesday 12 June 13:30- 17:00 (Regional Food Academy Lecture Theatre)
This event will provide an update on work to develop a low cost production system for dairy-bred beef calves. The key elements of the system are maximising output from grazed grass and reducing wintering costs by out-wintering on fodderbeet, before finishing during their second season at grass.
13:30 Registration & refreshments (tea/coffee)
14:00 Welcome & introduction to the project, Mary Vickers (AHDB)
14:10 Review of cattle performance - first grazing season
Simon Marsh (Harper Adams University, HAU)
14:40 Outwintering & management of cattle on fodderbeet
Marc Jones (RSK ADAS)
15.10 Management of the cattle during their second grazing season & targets for slaughter Marc Jones (RSK ADAS) & Simon Marsh (HAU)
15:30 Farm walk to see cattle being rotationally grazed
Chris Ruffley, Simon Marsh (HAU) & Marc Jones (ADAS)
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*If you have any special dietary requirement please contact us as soon as possible; Booking is essential. Please bring clean boots and outdoor clothing.
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