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POSTPONED The SFT Annual Ruminant Conference to Wednesday 11th November 2020.

11/11/2020 at 9:45 am - 4:10 pm

SFT RUMINANT CONFERENCE – POSTPONED TO WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 11TH 2020.

The SFT Management Committee has postponed the Annual Ruminant Conference and the AGM to Wednesday 11th November 2020 at the Windmill Hotel, Coventry. Therefore, the conference and AGM planned for 2nd April will no longer be held.

Apologies for the inconvenience caused. This decision has been made reluctantly but with paramount consideration for the safety of all members, their families, colleagues and conference speakers during this period of developing Coronavirus transmission.

SFT Dates for your Diary:

 Ruminant Conference and AGM: Wednesday 11th November 2020.
 Pig Conference: Thursday 12th November 2020.
 Poultry Conference: Thursday 21st January 2021.

Venue: All conferences will be held at the Windmill Hotel Coventry.

The SFT offers a diverse programme dealing with key developments in the Transition Cow, Health, Amino Acid Balancing and looks at the burning issues of Sustainability and the Economic Future of Livestock Production.

09.45. Conference Opens.
• The Transition Cow: Performance, Health and Reproduction.
Dr. Phil Cardoso, Associate Professor, Dairy Research and Extension, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois.
• Anti-Microbial Resistance and Health in Calves Consuming Waste Milk.
Dr. Partha Ray, Lecturer in Animal Dairy Science, School of Agriculture, University of Reading.
• Mycotoxins and Ruminants: What Do We Know and What Don’t We Know?
Dr. Duarte Diaz, Associate Professor and Dairy Extension Specialist, University of Arizona.
• The Role of Livestock in a Sustainable Food System.
Professor Michael Lee, Head of Department of Sustainable Agricultural Sciences, Rothamstead Research.
• The Challenges and Opportunities Facing UK Livestock Farmers.
Sean Rickard, Séan Rickard Ltd. Independent Economic Analysis.
• Amino Acid Balancing for Dairy Cows: Development and Current Recommendations.
Dr. Charles Schwab, Schwab Consulting, LLC., Professor Emeritus, Animal Sciences, University of New Hampshire.

16.10. Close of Conference.

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    11/11/2020

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    All day

  • Event Price

    £167.50 inc membership renewal, ex VAT

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