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Holstein Young Breeders Mentoring Scheme

About the Scheme

Are you a Holstein Young Breeder? Why not take advantage of our free mentoring support.

Growing your own dairy herd, taking over your family farm or setting out in the dairy industry for the first time can be challenging! Holstein UK endeavours to help and assist all young members as your success is critical to the industry’s long term sustainability.

As a Holstein Young Breeder, you can take advantage of the Mentoring Scheme which enables you to access valuable skills and knowledge from those experienced across all aspects of the industry. Our mentors can advise you and help you with your business and future career.

Typical skills of our mentors can include:

  • A wealth of knowledge of experience of dairy farming and running farm businesses
  • Succession planning for your family business
  • Advice from professionals from all aspects of the industry
  • Finance and business planning advice
  • Skills for planning for the future
  • Knowledge of promoting your business online and utilising social media
  • Progressive networking

Strict confidence applies to all parties involved and any information that either party receives is to be treated as confidential.


Who can apply?

Mentoring support is available to all current HYB members, aged between 4 and 26.

Apply online

To submit an application to express interest for free mentoring, please complete the HYB Mentoring Support Form 

For further information, please email hyb@holstein-uk.org or call 01923 695317