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Animal health and nutrition workshop — Charters Towers

Tuesday 26 October 2021 @ 9:00am-Wednesday 27 October 2021 @ 3:00pm

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Start: Tuesday 26 October 2021 @ 9:00am
End: Wednesday 27 October 2021 @ 3:00pm
Cost: Free
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Venue Kernow, Charters Towers
23-33 Gladstone Road
Charters Towers, Queensland 4820 Australia
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Join the Central Highlands Regional Resources Use Planning Cooperative (CHRRUP) for the Animal health and nutrition workshop at Charters Towers, 26-27 October.

Day 1, 26 October

Join Jim Wade, Animal Nutritionist, as he discusses:

  • Differences in supplement feeding and where they fit in your system and relative costs per head, per day
  • Toxic pasture plants explained and what supplements can help (for example, heart leaf and zamia)
  • How to formulate or request a supplement that addresses your deficiencies based on animal requirement

Attendees are invited to bring along plant, water and soil tests on the day.

Day 2, 27 October

Hear from large animal veterinarian, Ian Braithwaite as he presents information about:

  • Matching the three pillars; cashflow, calves and grass for profitable beef enterprises
  • Tying together the business, property, animal welfare and grazing management elements
  • Understanding the importance of the herd to feed ratio

RSVP is essential

To reserve your seat, contact Zach Moore, CHRRUP Project Officer on 0427 257 361 or email: zach@chrrup.org.au