EHFN OPEN EVENT Pro Active Approach to TB Selling - Wednesday 21st October , Winsford Village Hall at 7.30pm.

Join local auctioneers speaking from Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Kivells, Exmoor Farmers Livestock Auctioneers, representatives from DEFRA Animal Health and NFU TB Advice South West to discuss different methods of marketing your TB stock effectively and efficiently. Exploring the different options of direct from farm sales to orange markets.

Please note this is an opportunity for discussion around the options available, rather than a debate about the other challenges. Free finger buffet provided. Booking essential for catering purposes.

EHFN OPEN EVENT - Calf Rearing Unit Visit nr Langport Thursday 22nd October We have arranged a visit to a 300 calf rearing unit, split between heifer replacements and Aberdeen Angus in a block calving pattern. The calves arrive around 7days old and return to the host farm between 3 & 4 months of age and are fed twice daily on milk bar feeders. Meeting at Cutcombe Market travelling up to Pitney for a pub lunch with brief introductions from Simon Leversha from Owens Nutrition, representatives from Bridgmans and our host’s local vet followed by the visit to the unit. Please contact the office to book your place.