Time to register for digital dermatitis workshop

Left to right: Richard Moore, Tommy Armstrong, Alastair Boyle and Martin Mulholland will represent Thompsons, Provita and CAFRE respectively at the forthcoming Digital Dermatitis Workshop to be held at Greenmount Campus.
Left to right: Richard Moore, Tommy Armstrong, Alastair Boyle and Martin Mulholland will represent Thompsons, Provita and CAFRE respectively at the forthcoming Digital Dermatitis Workshop to be held at Greenmount Campus.
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With only one working day before the Digital Dermatitis Workshop at Greenmount Campus takes place, it is important that producers get their registrations into Samantha at Thompsons by ringing 028 9035 1321.

Spaces are limited to ensure that everyone gets the best out of the day, so it is important to confirm attendance – which will also assist for catering purposes – as a light lunch will be provided upon completion of the workshop.

Every tour will take approximately two hours with producers moving in groups of no more than 50 at a time.

Tours will be going at 40 minute intervals following an 11.00am start until the last two hour tour at 1.00pm which will ensure the milking of the Future Herd can be carried out as normal following the event.

Unique agenda

Using a combination of practical and academic knowledge the following industry experts will cover all aspects of digital dermatitis. As a world class speaker on DD in the dairy herd, Dr Arturo Gomez will present his findings to those attending the event.












Who is Dr Gomez?

Dr Arturo Gomez earned a veterinary medicine degree from the University of Santiago de Compostela and then began his professional career as a bovine practitioner in Spain and Portugal. He then went to the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he completed a residency program in Food Animal Production Medicine and a master’s degree in clinical investigations. In 2014 Gomez joined Zinpro as a dairy specialist providing nutritional services and overseeing research in Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity and register your place on a workshop tour by contacting Samantha at Thompsons on 028 9035 1321. Groups will be started at 40 minute intervals between 11.00am and 1.00pm and each tour will last approximately two hours.