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Bull selection and fertility information day

Monday 22 August 2016 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

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Date: Monday 22 August 2016
Time:
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Event category:
Venue Somerset Civic Centre
35 Esk-Hampton Road
Esk, Qld 4312 Australia
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Join us to discuss practical ways to improve herd fertility and productivity. Topics covered will include:

  • Developing breeding objectives
  • BULLCHECK™ and understanding morphology
  • Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) and how to make effective use of them
  • Understanding what valuable information can be accessed online
  • Breeding program options
  • Key findings from multiple research projects: Beef CRC, BullPower, BIN project, etc.

Our speaker is Tim Emery, a Beef Extension Officer with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries in Roma. Tim also runs a commercial beef herd at Wallumbilla.

RSVP 12 August.

For more information and to RSVP, please contact Megan Gurnett, DAF Toowoomba T: 07 4688 1411 M: 0475 973 221 E: megan.gurnett@daf.qld.gov.au

Download the Bull selection and information day flyer (PDF 369 kB).

Grazing BMP is funded by the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.