Farming News - UK Dairy Day “We’re Back” for September

UK Dairy Day “We’re Back” for September

06 Jul 2021
Frontdesk / Livestock

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We are delighted to announce “We’re Back” and UK Dairy Day will go ahead in September with additional Covid safety measures in place following the latest Government announcement.

The UK Dairy Day team are doing everything they can to stage the event responsibly with additional measures in place to ensure visitors, staff and exhibitors feel safe at the event.

  • Changes to layouts and expertise in crowd management to avoid build-up in popular areas
  • Additional ventilation systems for internal exhibition areas
  • Enhanced cleaning regime and waste disposal
  • Hand sanitiser available across the site
  • Continue to follow industry guidelines

Behind the scenes, the UK Dairy Day event team has been working on all elements of the event and we thank everyone for their continued support, feedback and cooperation as we implement changes to ensure our event can return safely.

Trade stand bookings are now being finalised before publishing the full exhibitor listing and trade stand plan.  The support from everyone has been fantastic and we are delighted to have the backing of our 2021 principal sponsors Holstein UK, NWF Agriculture, Crystalyx and Fullwood Packo along with media partners Farmers Guardian and Holstein International and our associate sponsors.

Practical demonstrations and seminars will return to the event providing an opportunity to hear from the experts and take home great insight and learnings.   We have leading speakers who will cover key topics related to farming without subsidies, climate change, market conditions and breeding the right dairy cow.

Dairy cattle will return to the event which will host the National Shows for Ayrshire, Brown Swiss and Holstein breeds, along with classes for Dairy Shorthorn, Guernsey and Jersey.  The stall booking deadline for cattle exhibitors is Friday 6th August 2021 and the cattle entry deadline is Friday 3rd September 2021.  A fantastic leading line-up of judges will cast their professional eye over the show ring.  

  • The National Ayrshire Show Judge - John Suffern
  • The National Brown Swiss Show Judge - Stuart Williams
  • The National Holstein Show Judge - David Booth
  • Dairy Shorthorn Show Judge - Mr Owain Harries
  • Guernsey Show Judge - Dawn Coryn
  • Jersey Show Judge - Ben Etteridge

UK Dairy Day event director, Sue Cope, revealed: “We have been overwhelmed with positive support and reaction from the industry to make the event happen. The team has already planned and implemented additional measures to safeguard and reassure our exhibitors and visitors. It is unmistakably clear the vaccines are working and the sheer scale of the vaccine roll-out has supported the freedom to enable the event to happen.  We can’t wait to welcome everyone back to UK Dairy Day at Telford on Wednesday 15th September.”