FREE on Farm Event – AgTech Transformation on Irish Dairy Farms

Start date: 20 October 2021

Duration: Event Check In: 10:30am, Starts 11am - 1pm (Tea/coffee, lunch included)

Location: Choose from 6 events taking place on 6 different farms around the country, details of each location are outlined below

Certificate: NA

Cost: FREE to Attend - Advanced Registration Required

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Programme overview

Join XLVets, Lely and MSD Animal Health for a series of on farm events starting October 20th, over 3 weeks we will visit 6 farms, where you will learn how dairy farmers are using data to improve cow health, production efficiency & profit. You will hear about smart technologies from MSD Animal Health’s SenseHub’s Heat Detection & Health Monitoring Collars and Lely’s Robotic Milking Systems and an XLVets local veterinary expert will talk about Selective Dry Cow Therapy.

- Catherine Heffernan, MSD Animal Health   will discuss "Heat and Health Monitors for Irish Dairy Farms"
- Sean Callan, Lely  will focus on "Is Robotic Milking Better for Health and Profit?"
- Each local XLVets  speaker will be looking at "The in and out of SDCT"
- Panel Discussion with Catherine Heffernan, Sean Callan, a local XLVets vet and a farmer . This discussion will focus on the "Use of Data to Improve Production Efficiency"

This event is FREE to attend. We do have a limit on the number of attendees we can accommodate at each event, so Registration is required in advance, simply click the Register Now button. Tea/Coffee on arrival and lunch both included.

You will be sent a confirmation email on registration, we will also issue an email prior to your chosen event with a reminder of the farm location and start times.