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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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Location


Date Category Course Title Trainer Location Detail
13 Mar 2018 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Difficult Conversations Ian Harrison 252 Croft Road Swindon Wiltshire SN1 4RW View
20 Mar 2018 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Difficult Conversations Ian Harrison Paragon Veterinary Group Carlisle House, Townhead View
20 Mar 2018 Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Leadership Programme BRATHAY Birmingham View
28 Mar 2018 Small Animal14 Small Animal Cytology Stephen Jordan Gloucester View
10 Apr 2018 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Difficult Conversations Ian Harrison Riverside Centre, Derby View
17 Apr 2018 Graduate16,Farm15 XLVets Farm Graduate Development Programme April Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS North Yorkshire View
8 May 2018 Business17 Delivering Customer Excellence Bobbie Flight Prostock Vets View
15 May 2018 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Smallholder9,Poultry10 Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Tyndale Vets, Gloucester View
21 May 2018 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Thriving in Practice- Leaders workshop Rosie Allister Hook Norton, Oxfordshire View
23 May 2018 Graduate16,Farm15,Dairy18 Feeding Fundamentals: Milk from Grass Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS Cheshire View
18 Jun 2018 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Thriving in Practice - employee session Rosie Allister Lambert, Leonard & May View
3 Jul 2018 Business17 Delivering Customer Excellence Bobbie Flight Synergy Farm Health, Dorset View
9 Jul 2018 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Thriving in Practice- Employee workshop Rosie Allister Paragon Veterinary Group Carlisle House, Townhead View
17 Jul 2018 Business17 Delivering Customer Excellence Bobbie Flight Clyde Vets, Lanarkshire View
8 Aug 2018 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Smallholder9,Poultry10 Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Synergy Farm Health, Dorset View
5 Sep 2018 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley The Pulteney Centre, Huddart Street, Wick, KW1 5BA View
11 Sep 2018 Graduate16,Farm15 XLVets Farm Graduate Development Programme - Sept Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS North Yorkshire View
17 Sep 2018 Graduate16,Small Animal14 Small Animal Exotics Vicki Temple Cumbria View
27 Sep 2018 Farm15 Dairy Genetics Neil Eastham Ashbrook Equine, Cheshire View
1 Oct 2018 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Thriving in Practice for Employees Rosie Allister Sturminster, DT10 1BD View
2 Oct 2018 Graduate16,Farm15 Getting More From Your Rectals : The Use of Ultrasound in Fertility Visits Mark Burnell BVetMed DBR CertCHP MRCVS Dorset/ Somerset View
8 Oct 2018 Graduate16,Small Animal14 XLVets Small Animal Graduate Programme - Group 1 Tim Hutchinson BVSc CertSAS MRCVS Oxfordshire View
23 Oct 2018 Farm15,Cattle12,Dairy18,Other5 VetTech - Base module Mark Burnell BVetMed DBR CertCHP MRCVS Synergy Farm Health, Dorset View
24 Oct 2018 Farm15,Cattle12,Dairy18,Other5 VetTech - General Skills Mark Burnell BVetMed DBR CertCHP MRCVS Synergy Farm Health View
13 Nov 2018 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Smallholder9,Poultry10 Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Larkmead Vets, Oxfordshire View
15 Nov 2018 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Advanced Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Larkmead Vets, Oxfordshire View