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$ENSIBLE $UPPLEMENTATION: Dry season management workshop – Theodore

Monday 10 August 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm


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Date: Monday 10 August 2020
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cost: Free
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Website: https://sensiblesupplementation2020.eventbrite.com.au
Venue Hotel Theodore
The Boulevard
Theodore, Qld 4719 Australia
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$ENSIBLE $UPPLEMENTATION — Dry season management workshop

Do you have enough grass? What will you feed cattle?  How much will it cost you?


This free half-day workshop will help you to manage your pasture and supplementation through the dry season. Topics covered include:

  • Practical cattle nutrition
  • Cattle nutritional requirements
  • Reading supplement labels
  • Understanding supplement ingredients
  • Cost analysis of supplements
  • Feeding management
  • Animal welfare during the dry season

Experienced presenters from Department of Agriculture and Fisheries:

Mick Sullivan is a Beef Extension Officer with extensive experience in beef cattle breeding and genetics, nutrition, grazing management and beef business analysis.

Kylie Hopkins is a Beef Extension Officer with a broad knowledge of grazing land management and pasture and forage production systems.

Cindy McNaught is a Beef Extension Officer with experience in livestock biosecurity systems and animal welfare.

We’ll bring:

  • Smoko
  • Supplement assessments
  • Lick intake calculator
  • Workshop notes

You bring:

  • Please bring labels and information on lick products you are currently feeding:
    • Specs for protein, energy and phosphorus
    • Cost per tonne including freight
    • Class of cattle being fed
    • How much lick cattle are eating

RSVPs are essential! Register before Wednesday, 5 August.

Register online here

Other locations:

Tuesday,  11 August – Emerald Maraboon Tavern

Wednesday, 12 August – Dysart Civic Centre

Thursday, 13 August – Rockhampton Frenchville Sports Club