UK Cattle Lameness Conference 2024

Conference Day – 25th April 2024

Mill Farm Sports Village, Coronation Way, Wesham, Preston PR4 3JZ 

9.30am Registration
10.00am Welcome
10.05am Karl Bergi
11.05am Franziska Biebl
11.35am Comfort Break
12.00 noon George Oikonomou
12.15pm Julia Moorhouse
12.45pm Block Bond
1.00pm Lunch
2.00pm Owen Atkinson
2.45pm DTC
3.30pm Farming Community Network
4.00pm AGM
7.00pm Drinks Reception
7.30pm Onwards Dinner and Charity Auction 

Conference Farm Day – 26th April 2024

Pembertons Farm Shop & Dairy – Birk Farm, Ballam Road, Lytham Saint Annes FY8 4NL
By kind permission of the Pemberton Family.

Workshops with:
9.45am – Start 

Joe Kirby – Grooving and the benefits
DTC – Live trimming with discussions around the crush
Franziska BieblInvestigating the pressure distribution between bovine claws
Karl Bergi -,Live trimming with discussions around the crush

Please provide your NACFT membership number which can be found on your profile page

Book Tickets

Booking is now closed, please contact Katy if you would like to attend, email


Prices are plus VAT


Please note there is no accommodation of the conference centre, Mill Farm have recommended the following hotels –

The Villa Express – (Room only option)
The Villa Country House Hotel – 
Ribby Hall Hotel –

A minibus shuttle will be provided by Mill Farm from the above hotels for a one-hour period between 6pm and 7pm to return you back to the conference centre for the evening meal and entertainment. Likewise, a return journey will be offered between 12.00am and 1.30am to return you back to your hotels.

These are by no means the only options for accommodation – there are numerous hotels just a short distance from the conference centre however own transport would need to be arranged –

Delta Hotels by Marriott, Preston
Premier Inn – Blackpool East (M55 Jct4) Hotel


If your preferred hotel only offers a room only option Mill Farm Sports Village (conference location) have offered to provide breakfast at a cost of £12 per person, served between 6.30am and 9am.

Taxi Services

Kirkham Macs – 01772 683003
Polton Cabs – 01253 884500