The Scottish department of the Nationwide Sheep Affiliation (NSA) will maintain the NSA Scotland Subject Day on Tuesday, October 31, 2023.

The occasion will happen on Fearn Farm on the Easter Ross Peninsula and guests will view real-time demonstrations of the Scott household’s flock of economic sheep.

Attendees could have the prospect to hitch business workshops that supply the prospect to study and talk about points with fellow sheep producers.

The occasion is sponsored by Elanco and can tackle and display finest observe regarding the challenge of flock well being and welfare from environment friendly inventory dealing with and knowledge assortment to parasite administration and illness prevention.

NSA Scotland chair, Peter Myles, mentioned: “NSA Scotland could be very a lot trying ahead to welcoming new and outdated faces to the area’s first subject day.

“This will likely be a unbelievable alternative for sheep producers to achieve updated recommendation from extremely educated and skilled periods in what’s a unbelievable location with extremely revered farm hosts.”

NSA Scotland subject day

The NSA Scotland Subject Day is open to each NSA members and non members and will likely be free to attend.

The next workshops will characteristic on the occasion:

  • ‘Butchery Demonstration’, led by Gordon Newlands, QMS model improvement supervisor;
  • ‘Taking care of your online business’, led by Virgin Cash, Stephen Buchan, Shearwell Information and John Scott, FarmStrong Scotland;
  • ‘Maximising Out there Sources’, led by Ieuan Davis and Megan Pedley, Agrimin;
  • ‘Optimistic Well being and Welfare Planning’, led by Lucy Rogers BVMS MRCVS, Foundry Vets;
  • ‘Finest Observe on Farm’, led by Elanco and Techion UK Ltd;
  • ‘Genetics and Advertising and marketing’, led by Neil and Debbie McGowan, Incheoch Farm.

“The various programme of the day, we hope, will attraction to a variety of sheep producers,” Myles mentioned.

“And naturally, will probably be an excellent alternative to fulfill up with farming buddies earlier than the winter arrives.”

The day will conclude with a dwell cookery demonstration and lamb BBQ and an opportunity to community with fellow attendees, NSA Scotland mentioned.