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Future Events and News


As RIDBA is split into a number of branches with some of them as well as the national group organising interesting visits to rural enterprises and so there are a number of activities going on throughout the country throughout the year.

They are listed below, non members are welcome, you should let the local secretary know in advance if you are planning to attend so that adequate catering can be organised.

Diary Dates
Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Farm Site Visit - Fine Farms Ltd

Manor Farm, Otterhampton, Bridgwater, Somerset TA5 2PT


RIDBA and RIDBA Wessex, in association with ALTA Wessex Partners Ltd invite you on Wednesday 14 June 2017 commencing at 10.30am.

Come and see the recently completed 600 cow cubicle buildings, the sand cubicles and sand slurry handling and mechanical separation, the rubber floor matting in feed areas and badger protection along with the De Laval 30/30 Milking Parlour (with 18 hour milking).

During the visit, specialists will speak on:

  • ALTA Cow Breeding ‘Genetics, Health and Fertility’
  • Cow Comfort, Accommodation and Design
  • Sand Slurry and Handling
  • Genomics and DairyComp 305


ALTA Ltd is a national organisation specialising in the Genetics of Dairy Cows and all aspects of cattle breeding.