British Cattle Breeders Conference 2017

Practical Innovation - Today's Challenges for Tomorrow's Generation

The next British Cattle Breeders Conference will be held in Telford, Shropshire from 23-25 January 2017. Full programme details are now available.  Bookings can be made online, with day delegate prices starting at £145.  Please see the conference page for further details on booking your place.

The conference will begin on Monday afternoon with the Beef Workshop, Strategy for Agricultural Technologies – Making it Work, where representatives from the CIEL, Agri-EPI and Agrimetrics will give an introduction to the vision and operation of these centres.  Tuesday is beef day where papers will be presented relevant to the beef industry with speakers including Dr Alison Van Eenennaam, Jerry Wulf, Stuart Roberts, David Speller, Dr Stephen Conroy, Meilir Jones, Dave Ross, Prof. Nigel Scollan and George Lyon.  During the afternoon a Dairy Workshop will take place, Feed Efficiency - A new dairy breeding index for 2017, with AHDB Dairy, supported by NMR and SRUC.  Wednesday is dairy day where papers presented are relevant to the dairy industry with speakers including Mark Berrisford-Smith, Prof. Theo Meuwissen, Jim Dickinson, Robert Veitch, Prof. Mark Rutter, Tim Gue and Vicky Hicks.

We very much hope that you will enjoy the 2017 programme, which has a rich mix of domestic and international speakers, and leave the conference informed, full of ideas, and with the energy and vision to embrace practical innovation and add value to every level of our great beef and dairy industries.

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