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The 'Feeding Signals:Feeding Dairy Cows for Health and Production' event is one of many events listed. View all events.
Aimed at farmers and herdspeople.
Refreshments on arrival and sandwich lunch at the end are included.
What will it cover? The effects of housing and management on feed intake.
• The building e.g. feed fence, headrail, water troughs, silage push up, silage clamp face.
• The Cow e.g. rumen fill, rumination rate, time budget, feed sorting, condition score.
• The Diet e.g. feeding frequency, forage separator, manure sieving and compact feeding.
Cow Signals Master Trainer: Donald Brown, Lecturer in Agriculture at SRUC Barony Campus and has previously spent 27 years as a Ruminant Nutritionist for Keenan and BOCM Pauls (ForFarmers).
The cost of attending this meeting is funded via your levy. Please ensure you wear a clean pair of wellington boots and clothing for biosecurity reasons and out of respect for the host farm.