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Calf Rearing Open Day

Various Dates

Greenmount Campus, Antrim

Wednesday 1st February
Greenmount Campus, Antrim

CAFRE in partnership with AFBI are hosting an event at the Dairy Centre, Greenmount Campus to provide an insight to practical calf rearing, led by CAFRE Technologists and Advisers.

The event will demonstrate a number of management strategies relating to health, welfare and labour efficiency in relation to dairy-bred calf rearing. This includes the open building design, feed preparation/cleaning area, automated feeding and the associated performance data from this system. The tour will conclude with a discussion on energy saving practices implemented within the CAFRE dairy herd.

The first tour starts at 10:30am with groups running every 30 minutes. The last group will leave at 1:00pm.

Tea and coffee will be provided on arrival with the use of canteen facilities on site if required.