Northern Ireland Sheep Programme: Navigating through a winter of higher feed costs
Thursday 25 November 2021, 08:00pm
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Northern Ireland Sheep Programme is a joint collaboration between CAFRE, Dunbia and the Irish Farmers Journal. Northern Ireland Sheep Programme (NISP) are hosting an event on Thursday 25th November, 8.00pm. This event will focus on preparing for winter feeding considering the higher winter feed costs.

The topics to be covered during this event will include:

  • Farm background and future development featuring Dermot McAleese
  • Silage analysis and winter feeding management practices featuring Rachel Megarrell
  • Pre-lambing feeding and rising ration costs featuring Brian Hanthorn


  • Gareth Beacom: Beef and Sheep Adviser, CAFRE


  • Senan White: Beef and Sheep Adviser, CAFRE
  • Dermot McAleese: NI Sheep Programme Participant Farmer
  • Darren Carty: Livestock Specialist, Irish Farmers Journal
  • Rachel Megarrell: Beef and Sheep Adviser, CAFRE
  • Brain Hanthorn: Beef and Sheep Adviser, CAFRE

If you have any specific questions you would like to raise, you are welcome to send these in advance by emailing them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..These can then be answered by the panel during the event.

Registration is now open

This event requires registration. After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with joining instructions.

Please click HERE to register for the event