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Nutrition EDGE Kununurra

Monday 16 July 2018 @ 8:30 am - Wednesday 18 July 2018 @ 5:00 pm

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Start: Monday 16 July 2018 @ 8:30 am
End: Wednesday 18 July 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue Kununurra Research Station
Durack Drive
Kununurra, WA 6743 Australia
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Nutrition EDGE is a three-day workshop and practical session covering all aspects of animal nutrition. Participants will be able to make better decisions to achieve their herd performance targets through improved breeder fertility, weight gains, reduced mortality, optimal use of supplements and overall management.

Attending this workshop will help you to:

  • better understand the nutritional requirements of your cattle and sheep
  • estimate the feed value of pasture and animal production
  • know what supplements to feed
  • understand a feed label
  • save money on supplementary and drought feeding
  • make better management decisions for a range of seasonal conditions

What you will learn:

  • importance of nutrition
  • how to get your bottom line to benefit
  • digestion and nutrients
  • pasture intake, quality and diet quality
  • pasture growth, intake and forage budgeting
  • calculating a forage budget
  • mineral nutrition
  • diagnosing deficiencies
  • supplementation and other tools
  • supplement groups
  • reading a label
  • practical nutrition management
  • defining production targets
  • calculating viability of options

Deliverers:

Désirée Jackson, Désirée Jackson Livestock Management
Matt Fletcher, DPIRD, Kununurra

Price:

$1,750 + GST / 1st person from one business
$1,450 + GST / 2nd person from one business
Cost includes comprehensive set of workshop notes, workbook and lunch, morning and afternoon tea each day.

Places are limited. To register contact Désirée Jackson on 0409 062 692 / desireejackson@djlm.com.au or Matt Fletcher on 0428 637 710 / matthew.fletcher@dprid.wa.gov.au

Download a copy of the Nutrition EDGE workshop flyer (PDF, 463KB) and registration form (PDF, 475KB).