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Dairy Cow Health and Lameness: Research into Practice

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Dairy Cow Health and Lameness: Research into Practice

Date: 31st October 2018

Location: Darnlaw Farm, Auchinleck Ayrshire, KA18 2LX

Time: 10:30 - 14:30

Cost: Free*

This event will highlight some of the latest research carried out by SRUC and industry and its practical application to improve health and reduce lameness in the dairy cow.

Dairy cow health

Topics for discussion and speakers are:

  • Practical hoof-trimming recommendations
    David Gray, National Association of Cattle Foot Trimmers
     
  • Mastitis management, vaccination and selective dry cow therapy
    Alan Walker, Armour Veterinary Group and Robert Sloan, Darnlaw Farm
     
  • Latest lameness research findings
    Colin Mason, SAC Consulting Veterinary Services and Jenny Gibbons, AHDB Dairy
     
  • Functional cow classification and breeding for fitness traits
    Eileen Wall, SRUC and Murray Cochrane, Holstein UK

Panel session after lunch.

Lunch provided. Please contact Janis Forrest to book your place by email janis.forrest@sac.co.uk or tel: 0131 603 7525

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