Producer Field Day, Increasing total productivity in sheep enterprises | Greta, Victoria
Electronic Identification (EID) sheep and goats - driving production improvements
Agriculture Victoria invites you to attend an on-farm EID field day at Penny and Jason Trompf’s property ‘Northgate Park’ at Greta in North-East Victoria.
The day will focus on increasing total productivity in sheep enterprises, including data from measuring and monitoring performance of ewes at Northgate Park.
Schedule and presenters:
- Jason Trompf, farm owner - Northgate Park – turning potential into profit.
- Warren Straw, Director EID Sheep and Goats - Rationale for the introduction of sheep and goat electronic identification in Victoria.
- Richard Norton, Managing Director, MLA - MLA Integrity Systems; supporting the lamb value chain and building consumer trust.
Morning concurrent sessions (30 minutes each)
- Hannah Marriott, farm manager and Nuffield Scholar - Linking lambs with dams to understand reproductive efficiency.
- Lyndon Kubeil, Agriculture Victoria - Measuring individual wool traits to inform balanced selection.
- 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.
Afternoon concurrent sessions (30 minutes each)
- Kate McCue, Agriculture Victoria and Jason Trompf - Fit for farm - Fit for market. Using carcase feedback to inform on farm decisions.
- Jack Briscoe, Livestock Contractor - What is critical to me - Which tags and what equipment?
- Brendan Roberson, Livestock Scanner - Pregnancy scanning; integrating EID and pregnancy scanning to deliver lifetime reproductive performance.
- Catherine James, Livestock Health and Biosecurity Network - Introduction to LPA; what are your requirements?
Download the flyer here.
Morning tea and lunch provided.
Date & time:
16 Nov 2017 08:30AM to 16 Nov 2017 03:00PM
130 Ellis Lane, Greta Victoria
Register online here.
Any difficulty registering online, please call the EID events line on: 03 5761 1647 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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