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The Hampshire Down Sheep breeders Ireland will hosting our open day on 14th April at Mossbank Farm, 56 Ballycreely Rd, BT23 5PX. We have guest speakers from AFBI, CAFRE, NSA and TGM software. This promises to be a very educational day for pedigree and commerical producers. Everyone is welcome.

Open Day Schedule

1pm to 2pm Flock viewing

2pm Welcome and introduction to Ballycreely flock

2.20pm  Benefits of recording for pedigree and commercial producers and genetic improvement of flock - Dr Eileen McCloskey CAFRE

2.40pm Ultrasound Scanning demonstration - William Tait AI services

3pm Maximising returns from grass - Aurelie Aubry AFBI

3.20pm Maximising labour efficency on farm - Dr Eileen McCloskey CAFRE

3.40pm Sheep EID technology as a means to improve efficiency - Dr Eileen McCloskey & George McGarry

4pm Producing lamb to meet processors specifications

4.20pm Carcase traits to meet the producer requirements by grading expert - Dunbia

4.40pm Question and Answer session - Panel

5pm NSA update - Edward Adamson

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