Nutrition EDGE workshop | Mitchell, Queensland

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 

Download the flyer here.

Date & time:

11 Dec 2018 08:30AM to 13 Dec 2018 05:00PM

Location:

Mitchell Golf Club, 81 Frances St, Mitchell

Cost:

$1,750 + GST / 1st person from one business and $1,450 + GST / 2nd person from the same business

Producers are eligible for $200 (per person) support from the GrazingFutures Project. GrazingFutures is an initiative of the Queensland Government to improve drought preparedness and resilience for producers.

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

Registration:

Places are limited. To register complete the registration form here or contact Desiree Jackson M: 0409 062 692 or desireejackson@djlm.com.au

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