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Talking Sheep 2019 – A one day technical event for sheep farmers

16 July @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

AHDB would like to invite you to join AHDB Beef & Lamb to ‘Talking Sheep 2019’. A one day technical sheep event kindly hosted by Newton Rigg College and in collaboration with industry partners.

Date: 16th July 2019
Time: 10am – 4pm (including lunch)
Location: Sewborwens Farm, Newton Rigg, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0AG

The day will be interactive and will cover a range of sheep related topics. There will plenty of opportunity to ask questions and relate the talks to your farming business.  Topics discussed will include:


  • Ensuring a sustainable and profitable business – Nicola Renison, AHDB Beef & Lamb, Trevor Dobson, Bankwood, Appleby and Luke Crossman, AHDB.
  • Grassland and soil management – Liz Genever, Independent consultant & William Fleming, Germinal
  • Lamb management – lamb worm control by Charlie Bradshaw from Paragon Veterinary Group
  • Lamb selection at slaughter – how to optimise income by James Hadwin, Agricultural consultant
  • Ewe & lamb health – using vaccines effectively by MSD Animal Health.
  • Flock replacement policy – research from ‘Challenge Sheep’ project looking at ewe longevity and flock productivity with Hayley King from AHDB Beef & Lamb

To book your place please email KE.events@ahdb.org.uk or call 01904 771218 and let us know of any special dietary requirements.


16 July
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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01904 771218


Sewborwens Farm
Newton Rigg College
Penrith, CA11 0AG
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