Bristol FAVS have been working extremely hard putting together our fantastic program for the weekend!
As you can see this is the outline for the streams and there are definitely some exciting options.
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The Biggest Event of the FAVS Calander!
The Congress was initiated in February 2012 at Cambridge University, as a weekend dedicated to lectures and practicals; bringing together enthusiastic future farm vets with industry experts and leading vets, not to mention it is one fantastic social.
The congress is usually held in...
Tickets on sale Friday 26th October 2018
Contact you University FAVS to confirm your ticket!
DIY AI can save you time and money by getting your cow inseminated at the right time without the cost
or stress of waiting for the technician.
Our DIY AI Courses are delivered over three days and are tailored to give you maximum hands-on tuition. This allows plenty of time...
Foot Trimming Course
Lameness issues have a huge impact on the dairy industry not only from a welfare perspective but also financially. Loss accumulates not only from the cost of corrective treatment but also in production losses. Our Herdsman Foot Trimming course is designed to equip you with the skills you need to reduce instances of lameness on your farm....
Bristol FAVS got off to a great start this year with a visit to a local progressive dairy farm milking on a rotary, it gave members a chance to see a well-managed, large scale enterprise producing milk for their own branded dairy products. Our first speaker of the year was Andrew Sheppy talking to our members about conservation genetics and safeguarding breeding populations for the future, his enthusiasm for rare breed poultry and Dexter cattle was infectious!
Teaming up with the...
At the start of January one of our cows Flo calved giving us a new bull calf Hamish.
The annual trip to the Hertfordshire show was a great success this year with our homebred bull Monty winning male champion and reserve breed champion. We also did well in the other classes coming 2nd in the native breed pairs as well as collecting a good haul of rosettes for third and fourth.
Term 2 has been hugely successful so far and we are only at the start of February!
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- Our Lunchtime series of talks with Kevin Beattie from Capontree Vets have been incredibly popular, drawing in over 100 students each time – topics have included “LDA diagnosis and correction” and “Embryotomys,...
February is a busy month for Liverpool FAVS with two talks and congress. The first talk is on “The effects of BVD on herd fertility and production" and is kindly sponsored by MSD and the second talk is regarding transition cow management. All years are welcome at the talks but it should be especially helpful for fourth year students as some extra revision before their forthcoming exams. 23 Liverpool students are looking forward to attending congress this year after hearing such good reviews...