This programme is subject to any possible changes beyond our control. Any changes will be made to the website, and on the day of event display board. The South Sheep Seminar is sponsored by AHDB.
10.30am Opening ceremony with His Grace The Duke of Montrose, NSA President
Also a welcome from Sir Henry Rumbold, our host.
10.45am ‘Breeds for Needs’ – Choosing the Right Ewes for your Farm and Management.
Chaired by: Dr Liz Genever – AHDB Beef & Lamb
Speakers: Mark Candy, Lleyn Breeder
Alan Derryman, NZ Romney Breeder
Ian McDougal, vet with breeding interests
John Mason, North of England Mules Breeder
11.45am New Ways to Tackle the Threat of Worms
Chaired by: Dr Hannah Rose – Bristol University
Speaker: Dr Alasdair Nesbitt – Moredun Institute
1.15pm Optimizing Breeding Season in Sheep
Speaker: Katherine Timms, Technical Advisor at Ceva Animal Health
2pm – 3pm EU Referendum Debate
Chaired by: Phil Stocker – National Sheep Association CEO
Speakers: Sir Peter Kendall
Owen Patterson MP
3.10pm Ewe Nutrition and Condition Score – Its Impact on Lamb Performance
Speakers: Nerys Wright, AHDB Beef & Lambs
Matt Blyth from Didling Farms, Midhurst
4pm Prizes & Awards ceremony
4.30pm A few words from Phil Stocker.