Farmer Webinar – Getting the Most From the Second Half of the Breeding Season

Start date: ONLINE

Duration: 90 minutes

Location: Online

Certificate: NA

Cost: Free

Programme overview

Free Webinar delivered by veterinary experts for Dairy Farmers – “Getting the Most out of the Second Half of the Breeding Season”

Webinar Details

Our experts focused on dairy fertility and how you can get the most from the second half of this breeding season. This event was brought to you by XLVets Ireland, in conjunction with XLVets Skillnet and MSD Animal Health Intelligence.

Speakers: included vets Donal Lynch, Slieve Bloom Veterinary, Offaly, Kevin O Sullivan, Glasslyn Veterinary, Cork, Doreen Corridan, Munster Bovine and Michelle Crowley, Territory Manager MSD Animal Health Intelligence.

This webinar focused on the 2nd half of the dairy breeding season, covering the three main groups on a farm: cows, replacement heifers and 2021 born heifer calves.  Just some of the content covered includes; heat detection aids, vasectomised and stock bulls, early pregnancy scanning, synchronisation, dealing with late calvers, growth rates, grass allocation and we will look at some of the common issues seen this year. ​​​​​​​

About XLVets Skillnet:
XLVets Skillnet, established in 2011, is the training subsidiary of XLVets Ireland.  We are co-funded by Skillnet Ireland and our member companies.  Skillnet Ireland is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.  XLVets Skillnet deliver quality, practical and relevant training tailored to our members specific needs in both the veterinary and farming sectors, reaching over 3,500 individuals annually.

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