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NSA Northern Region - What makes a successful lambing - Skipton

Date: 6th February 2024

Time: 6.45pm

Location: CCM Skipton, BD23 1UD

As we look towards spring, NSA Northern Region is considering what makes a successful lambing, how to mitigate risk and what to do if things start to go wrong.

Members and anyone with an interest in sheep are invited to attend this Northern Region meeting on Tuesday 6th February at CCM Skipton, BD23 1UD.


6:45pm - Registration, pie and peas

7:15pmWelcome - Karl Pendlebury, Knowledge Exchange Manager (Beef & Lamb) AHDB

7:30pm - Managing hygiene at lambing - discussing hygiene at lambing, managing FR/CODD ahead of turn out, quality colostrum and minimising the risk of joint ill - Dr Jennifer Duncan BVM&S, BSc. Hons, Dip. ECSRHM, Dip. VEPH, PhD,  SFHEA, MRCVS Senior Lecturer in Livestock Health and Welfare Livestock & One Health at Liverpool University.

8:00pm - Managing in-lamb ewes to minimise risk and maximise performance - Elizabeth Berry, BVSc MRCVS PhD, Veterinary Director for ANIMAX

8:20pm - Mining the gap on trace element nutrition  - Matthew Jolly, Territory Manager for ANIMAX

8:35pm - Finish  - Chris Adamson, Northern Region Manager NSA


Please register for these events with Chris Adamson or 07930225150 to ensure enough food can be provided.