National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

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EBLEX Meat for the Market Training


The new NFYFC EBLEX regional training events offer YFC members practical farming and business skills to produce meat for today’s market. Whether you’re a farmer, student or YFC stockjudging competitor – this is the training for you!

These fantastic events are totally free and open to all members of YFC over 18. You’ll learn:

  • How to produce meat for today’s market
  • Practical farming and business skills
  • Polish up those YFC stockjuding and carcase competition skills.

Next Course


    13th February at 2 Sisters, Cooksland Industrial Estate, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31 2QB

    The training day covers the topics listed below using cattle demonstration training sessions and carcase inspection:

    •    Efficient handling and selection    -   Classification    -   Understanding the market place
    •    How different classes of stock fit into the supply chain       
    •    Importance of meeting specification    -    Carcase utilisation and judging
    •    Value of fifth quarter (animal health)   -    Traditional and modern butchery techniques
    •    Calculation and comparison of wholesale and retail carcase yield/margins
    •    Inspection of live animals before slaughter and as carcasses

    How to book

    Complete the Bodmin Booking Form and send to NFYFC's Agriculture and Rural Affairs Officer Jo Wyles. 



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