Exciting Line Up of Speakers Announced for 2017 Conference
The forthcoming British Cattle Breeders Club (BCBC) annual British Cattle Conference, will take place on January 23-25, 2017. ‘Practical Innovation – Today’s Challenges for Tomorrow’s Generation’ is the theme which has been chosen for 2017 by Conference chairman, Iain Kerr, who is also the chief executive of the British Limousin Society. The event, which is being held once again at the Telford Hot...
22nd December 2016
Welcome to the 2017 Conference Programme from Chairman, Iain Kerr
Welcome to the 2017 British Cattle Breeders’ Conference (BCBC). Since its inception some sixty eight years ago, the BCBC has become a unique event, renowned for its mix of practical, high quality speakers. With the future of cattle breeding at heart, it links a wide spectrum of farmers, scientists, students and industry influencers. BCBC is a fantastic forum to kick off the New Year, challengi...
9th November 2016
World’s First bTB-Resistant Bull Proofs Announced at British Cattle Conference
British Cattle Conference delegates were among the first to hear about the new genetic index for Holstein bulls, designed to allow producers to select bulls whose daughters have high levels of resistance to bTB. AHDB Dairy’s genetics expert, Marco Winters said the index was a world-first and the result of months of research, which had examined hundreds of thousands of cow records. The ‘TB Advanta...
22nd March 2016