Farmer Webinar – Synch, Breed, Succeed: Innovations for a Successful Breeding Programme

Start date: 21 March 2024

Duration: 8pm (90 minutes)

Location: Live via Youtube

Certificate: NA

Cost: Free to attend. Registration is required in advance

Programme overview

XLVets Skillnet in collaboration with Zoetis Animal Health are hosting a FREE webinar delivered by veterinary experts for Farmers – “Synch, Breed, Succeed: Innovations for a Successful Breeding Programme” on Thursday 21st March at 8pm for a live webinar. We will be discussing the pros and cons of all things around dairy cow fertility and answer your questions.

Webinar Details

Some cows haven’t even calved yet, but we all need to start planning for the breeding season that starts next month. We will be joined by a panel of experts who have a wealth of experience in dairy cow and heifer reproduction in Ireland. We will be discussing the benefits of a tight calving, a fertile herd and how to manage them, including both latest and traditional aids in heat detection, the use of AI, both dairy and beef, sexed sorted and conventional semen and how to get the most from your vet practice and synchronisation programmes.

The webinar will be live streamed via YouTube and include a mix of on farm demos, live discussions with our panelists and Q&A from our audience.

Our panel of experts include:

– Jerry Crowley MVB CertDHH, Glenbower Veterinary
– Marie Louise Ryan MVB CertDHH, Mulcair Veterinary Clinic
– Michael Ring, Dairy farmer
– Martin Kavanagh, Munster Bovine, Business Development and Sustainability Manger
– Charles Chavasse BVMS CertDHH, Zoetis, Area Veterinary Manager

About XLVets Skillnet:

Established in 2011, XLVets Skillnet is a not-for-profit Learning Network 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.

Of the 70+ Skillnet Ireland Learning Networks, we are the only Network dedicated exclusively to supporting the veterinary sector in Ireland. We do this through the provision of high-quality, sector-led, subsidised training and education.

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