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Feeding Fundamentals

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Price: £300.00

Who simply MUST attend?

  • Any farm vet who feels that their lack of knowledge on the non vetty side of feeding cows holds them back from getting involved in this subject on farm.

    Who else is it suitable for?
  • Anyone with an interest in feeding cows.

    What is Different About This Course?
  • This is not a clinical course, it addresses the other side of nutrition on farm, the nuts and bolts of being the feed advisor.
  • All the stuff they do not teach at vet school

    What Changes Can Delegates/Line Managers Expect As A Result Of The Course?
  • Enhanced confidence to engage with nutritional issues on farm
  • A greater understanding of different feeding systems
  • Increased understanding of the properties and value of different feeds
  • An ability to plan forage and feed requirements for a herd
  • A back to basics practical overview of feeding dairy cows.


    Having always found nutrition an area that takes time to develop sound understanding, Feeding Fundamentals provide a practical approach to learning the basics of nutrition in all farming systems. In particular, the grazing module provides an excellent understanding of pasture management, and you leave able to perform some calculations on farm to generate discussion and engage clients. Jonny Duncan, Willows Vet Group

    What Are the Likely Benefits to The Business?
  • Increased involvement in clinical and non clinical nutrition work
  • Increased vet : client engagement
  • An insight into what offering a nutrition service would look like.

    Programme Overview
    Objectives of the course are to enable delegates to
  • Demystify feed and farming systems
  • Construct a feed plan for a farm
  • Monitor this plan
  • Understand basic dairy costings.

    Briefly the course comprises
    On farm and classroom sessions in a busy day course.

    Additional Info

    Cost (inc. VAT): £300.00
    Trainer: Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS
    Date: 16 Jan 2018
    Start Time: 9.00
    Duration: TBA
    Address: TBA

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