Nutrition EDGE workshop | Kununurra, WA

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 Matt Fletcher, DPIRD Kununurra

Download the flyer here.

Date & time:

16 Jul 2018 08:30AM to 18 Jul 2018 05:00PM

Location:

Kununurra Research Station, Durack Drive, Kununurra

Cost:

Cost: $1,750 + GST / 1st person from one business or $1,450 + GST / 2nd person from the same business.

Cost includes comprehensive set of workshop notes, workbook and lunch, morning and afternoon tea each day.

Registration:

Contact Désirée Jackson M:  0409 062 692 or E: desireejackson@bigpond.com and Matt Fletcher M: 0428 637 710 or E: Matthew.Fletcher@dpird.wa.gov.au

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