November 2017 to November 2020.
The project phone application will be designed and implemented.
2 x workshops will be held in Cumbria and Yorkshire (January 2018).
Diseases will be identified and agreed.
Training for data collation for the mobile phone application for farmers.
Development of website information page.
Data collation takes place and PE techniques refined.
Technical meetings with farmers will take place regularly to assess the success of the initial data collation. Further training and support given throughout.
Veterinary students to support farmers with sample collation on farms.
Outreach workshops to raise awareness of project and how others can get involved.
Review of project and data collated.
Feedback of data to farming groups following year 1.
First report for year 1 prepared and disseminated to farming community, press and breed societies.
Farming groups continue to collated data using the phone app for year 2.
Veterinary students continue to support farmers with sample collation on farms.
Feedback of data to farming groups following year 2.
Second report for year 2 prepared and disseminated to farming community, press and breed societies.
Analysis of results and development of farmer case studies.
Farming groups continue to collate data using the phone app for year 3.
3rd year results concluded and development of final report and farmer information booklet.