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AHDB funded places at this years SBRT

AHDB are offering up to 10 fully funded places (worth over £320/person) to English Levy Payers for this year’s Sheep Breeders Round Table (SBRT) to be held on Friday 11 - Sunday 13 November at the Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport, Nottinghamshire.

Spanning three days, this conference for farmers and academics brings together some of the country’s leading thinkers in sheep breeding and genetic improvement to hear from a host of national and international speakers.

A full SBRT conference programme can be viewed here

AHDB sponsored places

AHDB are keen for English levy payers to benefit from this opportunity and are making up to 10 places available to interested parties.

Anyone is welcome to apply for a place, with preference going to: -

  • Sheep farmers; particularly those involved in breeding, rearing and selling breeding stock
  • New entrants to the sheep industry or those looking to take on a farming business through succession
  • Farmers already working with AHDB and thus engaging more widely with levy payers through projects such as RamCompare, Challenge Sheep, our network of Strategic/Monitor Farms or the Progressive Sheep Group

Please note applications from addresses outside of England will be rejected.

Application process
Applicants are asked to download and complete the attached form, on which we would like to hear more about your sheep business and how you (and other farmers) would benefit from your attendance.

Funded places will be allocated based on scoring against the criteria listed above evidenced by the supporting detail submitted on the enclosed application form. In the case of equal scores, places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

All applications must be sent directly to [email protected]

  • Nominations open 22nd August 2022
  • Applications to be submitted by 22nd September 2022
  • Applicants notified 30th September 2022

About the author

Bridget Lloyd

Bridget Lloyd – RamCompare Project Coordinator

After finishing university, Bridget worked on two well-known sheep research projects operating out of Aberystwyth University; the Longwool project and the Welsh Sheep Strategy.

In the year 2000, Bridget took a leading role in Cymru Breeding Services, (later Innovis and now known as AB Europe). Bridget was centre manager specialising in ovine fertility, operating a stud for 100 rams and coordinating four vet teams. She has specialised in ovine fertility and has worked closely with pedigree sheep and their breeders throughout her career.

With an extensive background in the sheep industry she now runs RamCompare. Her main responsibility is to liaise with project farms and abattoirs to ensure the data submitted is accurate and delivered on time, as well as co-ordinating the communication plan and ram nominations....and hundreds of other things.