Cattle breeding specialist to speak at Fleckvieh meeting

Karan Boe, directos Cohannon Inn, and Reuben Henry, from Cookstown, are looking forward to the Fleckvieh Farmers' Meeting taking place in the Cohannon on Thursday February 7th

Karan Boe, directos Cohannon Inn, and Reuben Henry, from Cookstown, are looking forward to the Fleckvieh Farmers' Meeting taking place in the Cohannon on Thursday February 7th

SLATE Quarry Fleckvieh Genetics has confirmed that it will host a farmers’ meeting in the Cohannon Inn, Dungannon (beside the Tamnamore Roundabout on the M1) on Thursday February 7th 2013. Events get underway at 8pm.

The key speaker of the evening will be renowned international cattle breeding specialist Hans Kerkhov. He will be discussing the results of a major of a major comparative breed trial recently undertaken at Wageningen Livestock Research Centre in the Netherlands.

“The work has shown that Fleckviehs will out yield Holstein cows over a four year period,” Slate Quarry’s Jim Hamilton stressed.

 

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