The World Guernsey Conference is taking place on the 15th June in Salisbury.
We would like to encourage all UK members to attend the day. Mark Jones has worked hard to put together an exciting programme from genetics through to nutrition, our thanks go out to him.
|Open at 9.30||Welcome and introduction Rosemary Warren President EGCS|
|9.40 till 10.10||Marco Winters, Head of Animal Genetics AHDB. The Guernsey Breed in the Genomic Landscape|
|10.10 till 10.30||Will Astley, Coloured Breeds Specialist Cogent Breeding Ltd. The world market for Guernsey semen|
|10.30 till 11.00||Questions to previous speakers.|
|11.00 till 11.30||Coffee|
|11.30 till 11.55||Dr Ivan Pocrnic, Roslin Institute Genomic selection in small populations.|
|11.55 till 12.30||Questions|
|12.30 till 13.30||Lunch|
|13.30 till 14.15||Jacqueline Pearce-Dickens and Chris Aukland Whole Health Agriculture. Helping farmers put health on our plates.|
|14.15 till 14.35||Anna Dinsdale and Robbie Clay, AB Vista. Developing and supplying feed additives for animal nutrition.|
|14.35 till 15.00||Tea|
|15.00 till 15.25||
Hayley Campbell-Gibbons and Emma Turnock, Sustainability at Kite Consulting. What does sustainability look like from both sides of the farm gate.
|15.25 till 15.55||Dr Sion Richards and Kirsty Farnan, Adisseo Ltd. Balancing Amino Acids in the dairy ration|
|15 .55 till close||Open questions and discussion|
Address of hotel: Milford Hotel & Spa in Salisbury – Milford Hall Hotel & Spa, 206 Castle Street, Salisbury, SP1 3TE