Bull management workshop

A practical and informative workshop covering bull management, health, nutrition and genetics will take place at Dell, Farm, Ness on Thursday July 26th from 10.30am.

Speakers will include Gavin Hill (SAC Beef specialist), Kathy Peebles (QMS) and local vet Hector Low.

The workshop will include

· Industry update

· Farm walk

· Information on bull management and nutrition

· Discussion on handling systems

· Information on relevance of EBVs to bull purchasing

· Information and discussion on bull health including issues with ticks, BVD, Johne’s disease and lameness.

The workshop is free and open to all and will include a free BBQ lunch.

It is advised to let SAC Stornoway know if you are planning to attend (01851 703103, FBSStornoway@sac.co.uk).