SPACE 2009
September 15, 2009 to September 18, 2009
Rennes - France
General Info

PLANET LIVESTOCK

A FULL RANGE OF SERVICES FOR EVERY SECTOR AT A SINGLE TRADE SHOW:
The world's leading livestock event, from 15 to 18 September in Rennes, France.
The essential international Show for livestock professionals in every sector:
cattle (dairy and beef), pigs, poultry, rabbits, sheep and goats.

■ 1,264 EXHIBITORS IN 2008 (representing more than 1,500 trade names) including
358 international exhibitors from 30 countries covering 10 hectares of exhibition space.

■ SECTORS MOST REPRESENTED BY EXHIBITORS:

>Animal feed
> Livestock buildings
> Livestock equipment
> Breeding, artificial insemination, hatcheries
> Handling, loading and transport on the farm
>Treating farm effluent
>Animal health
>Agri-energy
> Milking equipment
>Water treatment
> Seeds

■ 113,580 VISITORS IN 2008
including 9,066 international visitors from 100 countries A high level of satisfaction from our international visitors: 90% were satisfied with SPACE and plan to return in 2009.

■ SPACE: A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL BREED SHOW
800 rigorously selected animals are on permanent display throughout the Show.
Competitions, presentations and auction sales of high genetic value animals.
The SALERS and SIMMENTAL breeds will be celebrated at the 23rd SPACE.

■ THE INDUSTRY'S LATEST TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS, SELECTED BY A PANEL OF EXPERTS.
In 2008, 47 new products and services received the INNOV’SPACE award.
If you are looking for innovative products, equipment and services for your livestock enterprise, you will find what you need with the INNOV’SPACE award winners.

■ TOURS OF FARMS AND AGRI-INDUSTRIAL UNITS
To complement your visit to the Show, each day SPACE organises visits to farms and companies in the sector: visit to an animal feed plant, a milk quality control centre, tours of cattle (beef and dairy), pork, poultry and rabbit farms.

■ UP TO 40 HIGH LEVEL CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS
Some examples from the 40 conferences and presentations at SPACE 2008: Developments in robotics and automated equipment in the milking parlour by the Institut de l’Elevage (Livestock Institute), France-Russia Forum by ICID, UBIFRANCE, The challenges
of pig genetics: new criteria, new methods by the Institut du porc (Pig Institute), RAMIS, the North Africa poultry forum by ITAVI;
The programme of conferences for 2009 will be available in
June.

■ AS AN INTERNATIONAL VISITOR, DURING YOUR VISIT TO SPACE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

• Find new equipment to import, distribute or equip your farm
• Strengthen your relationships with your customers / suppliers
• Find out about the latest innovations at INNOV’SPACE
• Attend the conferences and the presentations of high genetic value animals
• Tour farms and companies in the sector, organised as a complement to your visit to SPACE.

LIVESTOCK PRESENTATIONS

 

TUESDAY 15/09

Normand Inter-Regional Competition and

"National Salers Breed Festival"

09.15 – 11.00:

Normand Inter-Regional Competition (section judging) 

11.00 – 12.00: 

Special awards in the Normand Inter-Regional competition

12.00 – 13.15:

Generation 2009 (Génétique Normande Avenir)

13.15 – 13.45:

Normand Inter-Regional Championship 

13.45 – 14.45:

"Normande Prestige" Sale

15.00 – 17.20:

" National Salers Breed Festival" (section judging)

17.20 – 17.40:

Salers Presentation

17.40 – 18.15:

National Salers Championship

10.00 – 15.00:

Suffolk Sheep National Competition

 

WEDNESDAY 16/09

Simmental National Competition

Prim’Holstein Atlantique Competition (section judging)

10.15 – 13.15:

Simmental National Competition

13.15 – 13.30:

Prim’Holstein Presentation by Créavia

13.30 – 19.00:

Prim’Holstein Atlantique Competition (section judging)

from 20.00:

Special Evening Event for Livestock Farmers

 

THURSDAY17/09

Prim’Holstein Breed Festival

10.30 – 11.30

Pie Rouge des Plaines Competition

11.30 – 13.00

Inter-Departmental and Inter-Regional Challenges for the Prim’Holstein Atlantique Competition

13.30 – 15.30

Créavia bloodline presentation

15.30 – 17.15:

Prim’Holstein Atlantique Competition (Championship)

from 17.30:

"Arc Atlantique" auction sale

 

FRIDAY 18/09

"Dairy Breeds Festival"  and

"Beef Breeds Festival"

10.00 – 10.45:

Presentation of Swiss Brown and Jersey breeds

10.45 – 12.15:

Montbéliard Inter-Regional Competition

12.15 – 13.00:

Rouge des Prés Inter-Regional Competition

13.00 – 13.45:

Charolais Inter-Regional Competition

13.45 – 14.30:

Limousin Inter-Regional Competition

14.30 – 15.15:

Blond d’Aquitaine Inter-Regional Competition

15.30 – 16.00:

Suffolk sheep National Competition  (prizegiving)

16.00 – 17.00: 

Parade of prizewinning animals