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British Cattle Breeders Club Conference

BCBC are pleased to announce the full programme for the 75th Anniversary conference is now available, and bookings are now being taken.  Take advantage of the Early Bird booking discounts and our Group Booking discounts, please see the programme for full details. The theme of the conference is ‘Challenging Traditions’ with a programme designed to challenge thinking and promote discussion around how the industry can compete in the global marketplace. The 2023 conference marks a return to the in-person format for will be held at Telford Hotel and Golf Resort, Shropshire, from Monday 23rd to Wednesday 25th January 2023.

Webinar - Breeding sheep to reduce methane emissions

Join Dr Nóirín McHugh from Teagasc as she talks about projects in Ireland that have set out to measure methane emissions in Irish sheep flocks. Together with Samuel Boon from AHDB they will discuss how selective breeding can be used to reduce methane emissions in the national flock and why genetic solutions are so important in enhancing this aspect of sheep production.

Shropshire Strategic Farm: Buying rams today for success tomorrow

New event coming up in Shropshire hosted by Strategic Farmer Neil Brown, looking at ways to select the right rams for your system.
New House Farm, Haytons Bent, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2BG
Tuesday 6 September, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Book online

Sheep Breeders Round Table – Tickets on sale now

The Sheep Breeders Round Table is back as a face-to-face event to be held from Friday 11 - Sunday 13 November 2022 at the Radisson Blu Hotel at East Midlands Airport.

Tickets and accommodation are on sale now. Visit Sheep Breeders Round Table 2022 – AHDB .

Dupath Farm open day - 9th August

We are pleased to announce that our next RamCompare event is teaming up with AHDB Farm Excellence programme, hosted by Adrian Coombe, Dupath Farm, Callington in Cornwall.
We’ll be joined by Miranda Macinnes, Veterinary Surgeon at Calweton Veterinary Group; Matt Blyth, Independent Advisor from Blyth Livestock Advisory Services (BLAS); and Sam Boon, Signet Manager at AHDB.

Reporting options for 2021

Over the winter we have updated every sheep report so that our reporting services can be accessed directly from the database, day and night. In most cases each report can be produced as either a pdf report or as csv/xls files. The great thing about online reporting is that it is:-

  • More flexible - meaning you can get exactly the information that you want for any given report
  • Always up to date – as reports are produced in real time.

Serum IgA testing - 2020

Serum IgA testing 2020 IgA testing will be provided by Biobest Labs in 2020. The test is priced at £5.50/sample (saliva or serum). Please contact Biobest before samples are dispatched as the test is offered on the basis of prior agreement only. Samples need to be accompanied by the Submission Form. Please send samples to: Biobest Laboratories Ltd6 Charles Darwin HouseThe ...