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World Merinos Conference - may 2010

POST TOUR 8th World Merino Conference

(France – Germany- Rumania)
From 7th may  to 14th may 2010

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Friday, 7th May
Travel by coach from Rambouillet and area
TGV express train Paris - Nancy
Visit to the  Stanislas Square in Nancy
Agricultural High School at Nancy Pixerecourt : buffet lunch and visit to the breed selection flock for the East Merino wool sheep breed
In Preny : visit to the Simon Frères farm, East Merino wool sheep breed
Visit to Metz
Reception by the Council General and professional organisations in Metz
Night in Metz.

Saturday, 8th May
Visit of the Merino flock of the ’Ecoprogramme de la Cote de Delme’ (Conservatory of Lorraine sites)
Visit to the farm of J.Remillon in Guebling , with presentation of Merino  rams from several other farms
Travel to  Strasbourg
Reception in the European Parliament
Tour of the city of Strasbourg
Night in Strasbourg.

Sunday, 9 May
Visit in northern Alsace or Black Forest and travel to Germany
Visit to the Merino Competition in Dettelbach
Evening with Stockbreeders and night in Wurzburg

Monday, 10 May
Travel to Stettbach, Bavaria
Füller farm, Merinolandschaf breed, environmental sustainability and direct meat sales
Hertler Farm, Merinolandschaf breed, in Deggingen, Itinerary and environment, meat production.
Stockbreeders' Evening in a vinyard
Night in Stuttgart


Tuesday, 11 May Germany - Rumania
Travel from Stuttgart to Frankfurt airport
Frankfurt-Bucarest (Rumania) flight 11:00-13:00 (2008 schedules)
Travel by bus to Constanza via the Black Sea
Tour of the city of Constanza
Night in Constanza.

Wednesday, 12 May

Visit to the Stockbreeding  Sheep and Goat Research Institute in Palas. Several Merino breeds
Reception in the Murfatlar Inn
Night in Constanza.

Thursday, 13 May
Visit to the Cosr Ion and C Droanca Farm with 3000 Merino sheep
Visit to the S.C. Agrofarm in Fetesti, 1500 ewes and goat breeding, integrated slaughterhouse
Tourist visit to the Black Sea coast
Travel to Bucarest
Evening in a typical restaurant
Night in Bucarest.

Friday, 14 May Rumania - France
Flight from Bucarest to Paris, 12:30-16:00 (based on 2008 schedule)
Transportation to central Paris possible

Programmes may be modified
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