British Cattle Breeders Conference 22nd - 24th January 2018

Farming and Genetics - let's inspire the next generation 

Farming and Genetics - let's inspire the next generation is the theme chosen by the current BCBC Chairman Andy Dodd for the next British Cattle Breeders Conference.  The 2018 conference will celebrate the club's 70th Anniversary, and will be held once again at the Telford Hotel & Golf Resort, Shropshire from 22nd-24th January.

The conference focus will be on practical cattle breeding whilst inspiring the next generation of cattle breeders.  With the programme complete we are pleased to announce an exciting line-up of speakers, including Andrew Ward MBE, Prof. David Kenny, Alison Glasgow, Lars Nielsen, Heather Wildman, David Corrie-Close, Roger Hildreth, Dan Weigel, Dan Burling, Orla Kelly, Chris Proudfoot and Prof. John Duprè, all covering a variety of topics from fertility and profitable management within the suckler herd, genomics in beef and dairy, getting the next generation involved and genome editing of livestock.  

The conference will start with a beef workshop on Monday afternoon. The main conference commences at 9.00am on Tuesday (23rd) with papers dedicated to the beef industry. There will be a dairy workshop running in a parallel session during the afternoon. The conference dinner that evening will celebrate the clubs 70th Anniversary. The final day of the conference on Wednesday (24th) will present papers dedicated to the dairy industry. 

If you wish to become a sponsor of the next British Cattle Breeders Conference in January the packages can be viewed in the news section or contact the secretary for further details.

The full progamme is now available and online bookings are now being taken, please complete the form and payment details below. 

We look forward to welcoming you to the British Cattle Breeders Conference 2018 to what promises to be an informative and celebratory occasion for beef and dairy cattle breeding.

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