Quarterly Feed: MLA publications & upcoming events

06 September 2016

MLA publications

Evaluation of practices used to reduce the incidence of bovine respiratory disease in Australian feedlots

The purpose of this document is to summarise the evidence supporting the practices currently utilised by the Australian feedlot sector to reduce the incidence of BRD.

Tips & tools - Summary of Bovine Respiratory Disease preventative practices
Evaluation of practices used to reduce the incidence of bovine respiratory disease in Australia feedlots

Upcoming events

ALFA Animal Welfare Officer Training

This one-and-half day training course is aimed at providing feedlot managers, supervisors, training managers and quality assurance officers with the necessary knowledge and skills for the management, assessment and auditing of animal welfare within a feedlot operation.

Workshops have already been held this year in Tintinara, South Australia, and Jondaryn and Chinchilla, Queensland.

Upcoming dates include:

Comet, Queensland: 6 & 7 September
Tamworth, NSW: 8 & 9 September
Wagga Wagga, NSW: 12 & 13 September
Moama, NSW: 20 & 21 September
Hyden, WA: 22 & 23 September

For bookings and more information, visit www.trybooking.com.au/buy-tickets and search ‘ALFA’. Contact Jessica Skilbeck, (02) 9290 3700 or jessica.skilbeck@feedlots.com.au

ALFA BeefEx Conference

BeefEx is ALFA’s showcase event celebrating the Australian grainfed beef industry.

It will be held 11 to13 October at the RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland.

Full program and registration information is available at: http://www.beefexconference.com.au/

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