Nutrition EDGE Workshop | Clermont, Queensland
22 Oct 2019 08:30AM - 24 Oct 2019 05:00PM
Location: Clermont (plus paddock exercises)
Cost: $1,750 plus GST / first person from one business or $1,450 plus GST / second person from the same business or additional persons from a business. Cost includes comprehensive set of workshop notes, workbook and lunch, morning/afternoon tea each day.
Nutrition EDGE is a three-day workshop and practical session covering all aspects of animal nutrition. Participants will be able to make better decisions to achieve their herd performance targets through improved breeder fertility, weight gains, reduced mortality, optimal use of supplements and overall management.
Attending this workshop will help you to:
- better understand the nutritional requirements of your cattle and sheep
- estimate the feed value of pasture and animal production
- know what supplements to feed
- understand a feed label
- save money on supplementary and drought feeding
- make better management decisions for a range of seasonal conditions.
What you will learn:
- importance of nutrition
- how to get your bottom line to benefit
- digestion and nutrients
- pasture intake, quality and diet quality
- pasture growth, intake and forage budgeting
- calculating a forage budget
- mineral nutrition
- diagnosing deficiencies
- supplementation and other tools
- supplement groups
- reading a label
- practical nutrition management
- defining production targets
- calculating viability of options.
Presenters: Désirée Jackson, Désirée Jackson Livestock Management and Byrony Daniels, Department of Agriculture & Fisheries Emerald
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