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XLVets, Lely and MSD Animal Health are hosting a series of FREE farmer events starting October 20th. Over a 3 week period we will visit 6 farms, where we will learn how dairy farmers are using data to improve cow health, production efficiency & profit. We will hear about smart technologies from MSD Animal Health’s SenseHub’s Heat Detection & Health Monitoring Collars and Lely’s Robotic Milking Systems and an XLVets local veterinary expert will talk about Selective Dry Cow Therapy.

  • Catherine Heffernan, MSD Animal Health   will discuss “Heat and Health Monitors for Irish Dairy Farms”
  • Sean Callan, Lely  will focus on “Is Robotic Milking Better for Health and Profit?”
  • Each local XLVets  speaker will be looking at “The in and out of SDCT”
  • Panel Discussion with Catherine Heffernan, Sean Callan, a local XLVets vet and a farmer . This discussion will focus on the “Use of Data to Improve Production Efficiency”

These events are FREE to attend. We do have a limit on the number of attendees we can accommodate at each event, so registration is required in advance, simply click the Register Now button. Tea/Coffee on arrival and lunch both included.


You will be sent a confirmation email on registration, we will also issue an email prior to your chosen event with a reminder of the farm location and start times.