Tuesday 1st December 8.00 – 9.00 PM
Theme:- Achieving target performance for weanlings during their first winter’
Chairperson: Michael Slattery (Drummonds).
Optimum growth rate for weanling beef cattle during the winter housing period Dr. Mark McGee, Teagasc Researcher, Grange.
Steps farmers can take to improve the performance of beef weanlings over their first winter indoors
Martina Harrington, Teagasc Beef Specialist
Wednesday 2nd December 8.00 – 9.00 PM
Theme: Improving beef health and welfare
Chairperson: Dr. Conor McAloon (UCD School of Veterinary Medicine)
Effect of space allowance and underfoot conditions on indoor finishing cattle performance and welfare
Dr. Bernadette Earley, Teagasc, Grange.
Best practice vaccination protocols for suckler cows pre-calving
Dr. Doreen Corridan, Munster Bovine
Thursday 3rd December 8.00 – 9.00 PM
Theme: Exploiting the full potential of Irish grass fed beef
Chairperson: Teagasc Director, Professor Gerry Boyle
Beef production from grass-forage only diets’ Dr. Edward O’Riordan & Dr. Aidan Moloney, Teagasc, Grange
Positioning Irish Grass Fed Beef in the Marketplace, Padraig Brennan, Bord Bia