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SFT to resume live, face to face conferences from January 2022.

October 4, 2021 11:14 am by John Davies

The  SFT Annual Poultry Conference will be held at the Windmill Hotel, Coventry on Thursday January 20th 2022. The SFT Annual Ruminant Conference and AGM will be held on 7th April 2022 at the Windmill Hotel, Coventry . Plans for a June 2022 SFT NextGen conference are underway. The SFT Pig Conference will be held […]

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THE SFT VIRTUAL PIG CONFERENCE AND LIVE Q&A – THURSDAY 4th NOVEMBER 2021 – BOOK NOW

September 16, 2021 10:32 am by John Davies

THE PROGRAMME: Chair: Professor Ilias Kyriazakis, Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University, Belfast.   Iron supplementation of piglet feeds: Professor Cormac O’Shea, Associate Professor of Non-ruminant Science, University of Nottingham.   Effects of birth and weaning weight on lifetime performance: Dr. Ramon Muns, Principal Scientific Officer, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Hillsborough.   Low crude […]

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SFT Management Committee and Officers for 2021-2022

May 8, 2021 10:53 am by John Davies

Name Position Specialist Area  Dr. John Dunne President    Dr. Richard Remmer Vice President Pig  Andrew Lunt  Treasurer    John Davies  Secretary    Melanie Blake  Management Committee NextGen  Tom Butler  Management Committee Ruminant  Dr. Siobhan Carroll  Management Committee Poultry  Emily Marshall  Management Committee Poultry  Gary McIntyre  Management Committee Poultry  Dr. Alex Wealleans  Management Committee NextGen […]

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SFT 2021 and 2022 DIARY DATES

May 4, 2021 9:33 am by John Davies

The Annual SFT Pig Conference will be on Thursday September 4th 2021.  Further details will follow.   The Annual Poultry Conference will be on Thursday January 20th 2022. Further details will follow.   The Annual Ruminant Conference will be on Thursday April 7th 2022. Further details will follow.   The Annual General Meeting will be […]

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The 2020 Edgar Pye Research Scholars.

December 8, 2020 1:04 pm by John Davies

The 2020 Edgar Pye Research Scholars. The Edgar Pye Research Trust has, due to the generosity of its sponsors, awarded two Scholarships of £2000 each for 2020. The scholars are: Sophie Mahendran, Royal Veterinary College, whose research topic is “The effect of calf size on feeding behaviours and social interactions within large groups fed on […]

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Dr Peter Darashah dies

May 20, 2020 5:45 pm by John Davies

A founder of the SFT and active member for many years Dr Peter Darashah has died in his home town of Cork. Peter’s last SFT appearance was a speaker in 2017 at the 50th Anniversary celebration of the founding of SFT.

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Dr Wes Ewing.

April 13, 2020 11:30 am by John Davies

It is very sad news that Dr Wes Ewing had passed away from a heart attack. He used to be a regular attendee at SFT meetings. Our thoughts are with his wife, Alison and their children.

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