Topping the bill, the ever-popular Egg Outlook will give producers the chance to hear what leaders from different parts of the egg supply chain see as the challenges and opportunities ahead.
Chaired by Aimee Mahony, NFU Chief Poultry Advisor the Outlook forum will provide valuable insight for everyone in the egg sector.
The footprint of layer feed: exploring alternative proteins. Followed by the ‘Breaking Point Summit’- BFREPA
How to transition your farm to net zero: Hear how producers are on a journey to sustainability with strategies to tackle soya in rations. Followed by the ‘Breaking Point Summit’: when will the price of eggs reflect their true value and the cost of production?
Poultry Meat Outlook – expert insight for the year ahead
What should you be planning for? Industry experts from different parts of the supply chain will share their predictions for poultry meat for the year ahead. Hear what they see as the challenges and opportunities ahead for the poultry meat sector.
Precision feeding the modern broiler in the new carbon world
Taking a look at on-farm efficiency and productivity alongside environmental impact, to deliver improvements in bird performance as well as reducing feed costs. Presented by Brian Kenyon, ABN Senior Nutrition Manager and chaired by Claire Shaw, ABN Formulation Manager.
This forum will outline how farmers can diversify into using and growing Black Soldier Fly larvae and insect protein. During this talk you’ll learn what farming Black Soldier Fly Larvae requires, what it can do for you and how Beta Bugs and Better Insect Solutions can get you up and running by providing you with a regular supply of the insect eggs or baby larvae, which are then reared in dedicated farming systems.
Manure processing – pelletizing and composting for all species
Poultry manure can be challenging to manage; it’s smelly, unstable and potentially environmentally damaging – but being high in nutrients it is of value. Hear how a new solution can help producers make the most of their valuable manures by processing it into compost or fertiliser pellets.
Hear how the AHWP will benefit your poultry business and help you to improve farm animal health and welfare and increase productivity. The speakers will outline how the Pathway will work, plus you will have the chance to quiz the panel in the Q&A.
The popular Pig Outlook Forum will be chaired by Alistair Driver, Editor of Pig World and is a chance for producers to hear what leaders from different parts of the supply chain see as the challenges and opportunities ahead for pigs.
Optimal nutrition for economic and environmental sustainability
Hear how using cost-effective nutrient levels at each stage of growth can improve feed efficiency, financial returns, and reduce the carbon footprint of your business. Presented by Dr Steve Jagger, ABN Senior Pig Nutritionist, chaired by Dr Tegan Whiting, ABN Pig Nutritionist.
Hear about how preventing the spread of disease, reducing antibiotic use, increasing our understanding of pig behaviour and improving the physical environment on farm protects the reputation of the pork industry.
Would you want to work for you? This session looks at the steps you can take to recruit, train and develop your staff, how to keep them motivated and why it’s important to look after them. Hear first-hand from farmers who are at the top of their game when it comes to looking after their staff.
Hear how the AHWP will benefit your pig business and help you to improve farm animal health and welfare and increase productivity. The speakers will outline how the Pathway will work, plus you will have the chance to quiz the panel in the Q&A.