BRP Ram Management Workshop, Wiltshire

BRP Ram Management Workshop, Wiltshire

Focus on ‘Fit for Purpose’ Breeding Rams

Wiltshire College, Lackham Park, Lackham, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 2NY

Wednesday 24th August 2016
4.00pm start

Join AHDB Beef & Lamb and NSA for this timely meeting to discuss ram management prior to the mating season. We will be discussing the importance of ‘fit for purpose’ breeding rams. This will include a demonstration on how to carry out a physical examination of the ram to ensure he is suitable for breeding, information on key health treatments required for rams and findings from a recent report on common causes of ram MOT failures. 


  • 4.00pm Arrival and registration with tea and coffee
  • 4.10pm Welcome and introduction – Bob Blanden, NSA South East Regional Manager
  • 4.15pm Is your ram ‘fit for purpose’? The importance of ram productivity, feeding options for breeding rams and the use of EBV’s (Estimated Breeding Values)
  • A practical demonstration of a ram MOT
  • Common causes of ram MOT failures from research in English breeding rams - Nerys Wright, AHDB Beef & Lamb
  • 6.00pm  End of workshop 

To register for your FREE place ring the AHDB KE Events Hub on
01904 771211 or email  


Event Date: Wed, 24/08/2016
Event Time: 4.00pm


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