Dairy Cow Efficiency - Minerals and Vitamins; An Important Piece of the Jigsaw
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About the Event
Discover how minerals and vitamins are a crucial part of the jigsaw when it comes to making a healthy, productive dairy cow diet. The emphasis will be on making the subject user-friendly and giving practical points that you can apply to your farm.
Some of the topics included:
· Special focus on copper - hitting the sweet spot:
o How can I be sure my cows are getting the right level?
o What can too little or too much mean?
· Phosphorous- wellbeing of the cow / wellbeing of the dairy industry
· Magnesium - getting it right this spring
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Dr. Phil Ingram is the Ruminant Technical Manager for Cargill Animal Nutrition in the UK and Ireland.
Phil’s main responsibility is the application of new products and technologies to help benefit dairy, beef and sheep sectors.
A nutritionist by training, Phil has a special interest in mineral and vitamin nutrition for ruminants.
Prior to working for Cargill, Phil spent three years in Saudi Arabia working for Almarai – a vertically integrated food company which at that time had a herd of 35,000 milking cows.
Phil holds a Bachelor of Agriculture Degree and also a PhD in Animal Genetics – both from Queen’s University Belfast.