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Breeding EDGE – Katherine, NT

Wednesday 13 March 2019 @ 8:30 am - Friday 15 March 2019 @ 5:00 pm

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Start: Wednesday 13 March 2019 @ 8:30 am
End: Friday 15 March 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue Katheirne
Katherine, NT 0851 Australia
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Breeding EDGE is a three-day workshop designed to assist producers to improve and refine their breeder herd management and genetic improvement plans.

Participants will be able to develop a breeding herd management plan using genetic and reproductive knowledge and technologies to achieve desired production targets.

Attending Breeding EDGE will help you to:

  • evaluate and improve your existing breeding herd management program for reproduction and genetic improvement
  • understand the importance of measures of reproductive performance
  • identify strategies and management to improve breeding herd performance
  • develop a management plan that incorporates practical, achievable strategies and a management program to meet your desired objective(s)
  • develop systems for evaluating the success of your strategies

What you will learn:

  • reproduction and current herd performance
  • female reproduction
  • managing the breeders – systems
  • bull fertility and management
  • reproductive diseases and diseases that impact reproduction
  • breeder herd management plan
  • genetic improvement of your herd (including breeding objectives)
  • traits of economic importance for your herd
  • genetic principles and selection tools
  • selection and selection criteria
  • breeds and breeding systems

Deliverers:

Felicity Hamlyn-Hill – Beef Enterprise Advisory Services, Pty Ltd

Whitney Dollemore – NT Department of Primary Industry and Resources

Tim Emery – Tropical Beef Technology Services

Price (GST exclusive)

$1750 + GST / one person from a business

$1450 + GST / two or more people from a business

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

 

Places are limited. To register, contact:

Felicity Hamlyn-Hill

M: 0428 113 732

e: felicityhamlyn-hill@bigpond.com

Download the event flyer here: Breeding EDGE flyer 2019.03 Katherine (PDF, 385KB)