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Feeding Fundamentals

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Duration: One day

Feeding Fundamentals: Milk from Grass
Duration: One day

Who simply MUST attend?

These courses are suitable for farm vets who feel their lack of knowledge on the non-vetty’ side of feeding cows, holds them back from getting involved in this subject on farm.

What’s different about the courses?

These are not clinical courses, they address the other side of nutrition on farm, the nuts and bolts of being the feed advisor.

What are the changes delegates expect as a result?

  • 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

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

Feeding Fundamental course objectives:

  • Demystify feed and farming systems
  • Construct a feed plan for a farm
  • Monitor this plan
  • Understand basic dairy costings

Feeding Fundamentals: Milk from GrassĀ 

This course follows on from Feeding Fundamentals, the grazing module provides an understanding of pasture management, and you leave able to perform calculations on farm to generate discussion and engage clients.

This course covers:

  • Tools to plan and monitor the nutrition of dairy cows at pasture and develop a grazing herd fertility service
  • Plan a grazing strategy
  • Monitor grassland utilisation
  • Select appropriate buffer feeds
  • Implement a seasonal fertility programme

“Feeding Fundamentals provides a practical approach to learning the basics of nutrition in all farming systems”

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Date Category Course Title Trainer Location Detail
7 May 2019 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Smallholder9,Poultry10 Train the Trainer (2-day) Janis Threlkeld The Studio, Birmingham View
22 May 2019 Small Animal14 Basic Cruciate & Advanced TTA Tim Hutchinson BVSc CertSAS MRCVS Friars Moor Vets, Sturminster, Dorset View
22 May 2019 Equine20,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Leading People (2 day course) Mick O'Flaherty Birmingham View
4 Jun 2019 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Difficult Conversations Ian Harrison Scott Mitchell Associates, Hexham View
6 Jun 2019 Business17 Successful Client Care in Practice- Farm specific Bobbie Flight Drove Veterinary Hospital View
18 Jun 2019 Graduate16,Farm15 XLVets Farm Graduate Development Programme: June - August 2019 Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS North Yorkshire View
21 Aug 2019 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Advanced Train the Trainer (2-day) Janis Threlkeld Pulteney Centre, Wick View
10 Sep 2019 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Smallholder9,Poultry10 Train the Trainer (2-day) Janis Threlkeld Pearce Seeds LLP, Rosedown Farm, DT9 4SX View
11 Sep 2019 Business17 Successful Client Care in Practice Bobbie Flight Scott Mitchell Associates View
12 Sep 2019 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Poultry10 Advanced Train the Trainer (2-day) Janis Threlkeld Pearce Seeds LLP, Rosedown Farm, DT9 4SX View
25 Sep 2019 Business17 Positive Appraisals Ian Harrison Colliton Barton Events and Training Venue, Devon View
8 Oct 2019 Graduate16,Farm15 XLVets Farm Graduate Development Programme: October - December 2019 Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS North Yorkshire View
14 Oct 2019 Graduate16,Small Animal14 XLVets Small Animal Graduate Programme (1) 2019 Tim Hutchinson BVSc CertSAS MRCVS Oxfordshire View
16 Oct 2019 Business17 Successful Client Care in Practice Bobbie Flight The Studio, Birmingham View
23 Oct 2019 Business17 Positive Appraisals Ian Harrison The Studio, Birmingham, B2 5EP View
29 Oct 2019 Business17 Positive Appraisals Ian Harrison Paragon Vets, Dalston, Cumbria View
21 Nov 2019 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Managing Your Wellbeing Rosie Allister Tyndale Vets View
5 Dec 2019 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Managing Your Wellbeing Rosie Allister Birmingham View