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Resilience strategies for small landholders: Drought plans and feed requirements for cattle – Webinar
Friday 8 May 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Date:||Friday 8 May 2020|
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Event category:||Animal production, Animal welfare and handling, Climate and natural disasters, Land and pastures|
This is the second webinar in a 3 part series to support small landholders during times of drought and the subsequent recovery processes.
In this session, join Roger Sneath (Senior Beef Extension Officer – DAF) when he discusses the development of drought plans and the concept of having a strategy in place when faced with the challenges of dry conditions.
At what point do you make the important decisions about the animals in your care?
Roger will also expand on what are cattle feed requirements that you should consider when making these decisions . Topics include:
1. Rain and pasture websites
2. Review drought plans
3. Feed budgeting
4. Drought options and tools
5. Feeding cattle
6. Holding breeder condition
7. Protein and energy supplements
8. Costing nutrients
The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session where you can ask your questions to the presenter.
Register here to receive your webinar details to join the session.