Join us for the Sensible Supplementation 1 – Beef cattle nutrition principles webinar on Sep 01, 2021 at 12:30 PM AEST.
Supplementing the diet of your livestock with key missing nutrients can provide a remarkable return on investment. But how do you know you are providing your animals what they need and not more of what they already have?
In this 3-part webinar series, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries’ Extension Officers Mick Sullivan and Kylie Hopkins, will discuss the management and practicalities of sensible supplementation, including:
• Planning an effective supplementation program
• Establishing your management objectives (maintenance or production feeding?)
• What you need to provide to reach your goal and how to feed it
Join us at 12:30pm (Qld time) on these dates for:
1 September 2021: Sensible Supplementation 1 – Beef cattle nutrition principles
8 September 2021: Sensible Supplementation 2 – Herd management and nutrition
15 September 2021: Sensible Supplementation 3 – Choosing and managing supplements
In this webinar (#1), Mick and Kylie discuss the key principles of cattle nutrition that must be considered for effective management of nutrition and supplementation.
Topics to be discussed include:
• Pasture intake
• Identifying limiting nutrients
• Other minerals
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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