Youngstock Event

Getting the most from your youngstock

Join AHDB for an on-farm event to learn how to achieve the best results from your youngstock. Strategic dairy farm host, David Cotton, will be joined by Vet Candice Popham, Delaware Vets, who will demonstrate and lead discussion on the critical role of the pre-weaned animal, the benefits of a lower Age at First Calving and the impact this can have on business profitability.

Date: Tuesday 2 November 2021
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Venue: Bridge Farm, Glastonbury, Somerset
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On the day, David will share his own experiences and how he has increased the performance of his youngstock. The discussion will include:

  • Calf feed conversion efficiency and feeding rates
  • Calf comfort and environment
  • Colostrum and common health problems
  • Growth rates and weight targets

If you have any questions or want further information, please contact Bryan Nicholson, Knowledge Exchange Manager, (Dairy) on 07976 181 103 or email

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