British Deer Farms

& Parks Association

Your Industry Organisation



Dates for your Diary


The Association aims to provide as many educational and networking events as possible throughout the year.


Bookings can be made online, just fill in the online form if you see BOOK YOUR PLACE! and pay for your place.


Members and non-members welcome on all events. Reduced rates for members will be available.




BDFPA Deer Calving Management Focus Day

Wednesday 15th April 2020


Venue: Woburn Estate

Cost: £25 BDFPA Members (must have renewed for 2020),

£50 Non-Members

Refreshments and lunch included

9.30am registration for 10.00am start to 4.00pm


This day is suitable for those that work with deer already, those with staff who need to gain more knowledge, or those that would like to work with deer and need experience. Another great opportunity to learn, hands on, more about calving from those who have a wealth of experience in the industry.


Topics to include:

Scanning- benefits/costs

Practical calving of a stuck calf 

Care of hind and calf post assisted birth

Case study of Woburn with open discussion

Pre-calving hind management

Management of hinds during calving

Post hind and calf management



Kit Heawood - Practising Vet (specialising in deer)

Martin Harwood - Deer Manager at Woburn Estate

Dan De Baerdemaecker - Deer Manager at Penn Estate Venison



To book a place on this course, please click here

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POSTPONED - further dates to be added as soon as possible