Dairy Sheep & Goat Conference 2016

The first annual conference in January 2016 was attended by over 100 producers, vets, students and sponsors.

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Tues, 26 January 2016 – Wed, 27 January 2016

Doubletree By Hilton Cadbury House
Frost Hill
Avon & Somerset
BS49 5AD
United Kingdom

The conference programme was as follows:

Conference Program

Tuesday 26th January
(Chair: Anthony Wilkinson)

  • Haim Leibovich PhD
    Independent consultant, sheep and goat dairy systems, Israel.

    Increasing production and profit – data recording and analysis.
  • David Harwood BVetMed MRCVS
    Veterinary consultant, Chairman of Goat Veterinary Society.

    Scouring goats and dying sheep – managing Clostridial diseases.
  • Margit Groenvelt DVM DipECSRHM
    European College of Small Ruminants Health & Medicine, Netherlands.

    Lameness in Sheep and Goats – latest developments.
  • David Aggett BVMS MRCVS
    Friars Moor Veterinary Clinic, Dorset.

    Artificial rearing of lambs and kids – overcoming the obstacles.

Wednesday 27th January
(Chair: David Aggett)

  • Becky and Matt Van Der Borgh
    Top Paddock Sheep Dairy.

    Marketing and adding value to your product.
  • Haim Leibovich PhD
    Independent consultant, sheep and goat dairy systems, Israel.

    Managing nutrition for the dry period and early lactation.
  • Michael Millar BVS MSc MRCVS
    University of Bristol Vet School.

    Production limiting Diseases – managing Johnes, CLA, MV and CAE in milking sheep and goats.
  • Sponsors’ Presentations.


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