NSA Sheep Northern Ireland

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NSA Sheep Northern Ireland will once again return to Ballymena Livestock Mart for another fantastic event on Monday 1st July 2019. 

The event will see a number of successful attractions and competitions return as well as useful seminars and rokshops providing up to date information on the UK sheep sector as well as hands on practical advice.

Visitors will have the opportunity to see and compare a wide range of sheep breeds, suitable for both hill and lowland production, while an excellent entry of trade stands will bring together examples of just about everything the sheep farmer could need.

This biennial event provides a platform for the industry representatives, breed societies, breeders and companies to assemble and display their products at a single devoted venue. 

To discuss sponsorship options or opportunities to get involved in workshop sessions, contact Event Organiser Edward Adamson on 07711071290 or [email protected]

This Year's Speakers

11.30am - Seminar 1: Looking at Soil Health

John Bailey, Head of Agri-Environment Branch at Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI)

There is more to soil health than pHand nutrients, this seminaralso looks at the other requirements for good soil management.

 

12.30pm- Seminar 2: Multi species leys including herbal leys

Dr Tommy Boland, University College Dublin

A look at alternative swards, their level of nitrogen requirements and the effects on animal performace.

 

1.30pm - Seminar 3: Getting the best from grass

Dr Elizabeth Earle, Agrisearch

Once you've grown it, don't waste it! try to utilise as much of what you grow as you can!

 

2.30pm - Seminar 4: Work of NSA

Phil Stocker, Chief Executive, National Sheep Association

NSA has never been busier representing the UK sheep industry - Join Chief Executive Phil Stocker to learn more about its work.

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3in1 Advantage Feeders

Leaders in controlled livestock feeders, including revolutionary 3in1 feeders for ration, ad lib and creep feeding, and innovative Bale Jails. 
T: 08000 786030 
E: [email protected] 

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AB Europe

Animal Breeding Europe (AB Europe) offers a wide range of artificial breeding and associated services for livestock and domestic animals.

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Beltex Sheep Society Visit Website Visit Website
Bluefaced Leicester Sheep Breeders Association Visit Website Visit Website
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Clipex Fencing

Fencing solutions

T: 03330 050115

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Hampshire Down Sheep Breeders Association Visit Website Visit Website
Performance recorded Ile de France sheep

T: 02893 366225

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Shepherdsmate

 Innovative provider of sheep handling solutions

T: IRE +353 (0) 4995 26327  UK +44 (0) 7900 228615

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Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association Visit Website Visit Website
Texel Sheep Society

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Most popular terminal sire. Excellent converter of forage, vigorous lambs, robust, versatile and sought by producers farming in diverse climates. 
T: 02476 696629 
E: [email protected] 

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Texel Young Breeders

The aim of Texel Young Breeders is to ensure a long term legacy is created that supports and retains enthusiastic and dedicated young people within the Society, as well as to attract new young breeders.

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