Increasing Productivity in Sheep Enterprises - field day | Dunkeld, Victoria

Electronic Identification (EID) in your sheep enterprise

Agriculture Victoria invites you to attend an on-farm EID field day at Dunkeld Pastoral Company property at 'Mt Sturgeon' at Dunkeld in South-West Victoria.

The day will focus on how a variety of industry participants are using EID and how you may be able to use it on your enterprise.

Discussions will include measuring and monitoring performance using individual animal EID, equipment required and decision support tools.

Schedule and presenters:

  • Glenn White, Dunkeld Pastoral Company General Manager - Dunkeld Pastoral Company (DPC)– Business Overview
  • Warren Straw, Director EID Sheep and Goats - Sheep and Goat Electronic Identification (EID) in Victoria - update
  • Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) - MLA Integrity Systems; supporting the lamb value chain and building consumer trust

Morning sessions (30 minutes each)

  • Glenn White / Elise Bowen, Dunkeld Pastoral Company - How DPC uses EID in the management of our ewe enterprise
  • Mark Jenkinson, SheepPro – Livestock Scanner - ‘Ewe Ram it, We’ll scan it’ – integrating EID and pregnancy scanning to deliver lifetime reproductive performance
  • Alistair Calder, TopFlock Sheep Services - Measuring individual wool traits to inform balanced selection

Afternoon sessions (30 minutes each)

  • Glenn White / Elise Bowen, Dunkeld Pastoral Company - How individual EID data can assist DPC finish lambs
  • Nick Linden, Agriculture Victoria - Monitoring lamb growth rates to achieve targets
  • Tim Hollier, Agriculture Victoria - Livestock Data Link (LDL) and animal health feedback; What you can expect in the future

Download the flyer here.

Date & time:

24 May 2018 08:30AM to 24 May 2018 03:00PM

Location:

'Mt Sturgeon' Woolshed 30 Dunkeld, Cavendish Rd, Dunkeld

Cost:

Free. Morning tea and lunch provided.

Registration:

Places are limited, so register early by clicking here
Any difficulty registering online, please call the EID events line on: 03 5761 1647

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