Animal nutrition workshops

Nutrition EDGE

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.

Price

$1,750 plus GST for one person from a business
$1,450 plus GST each for two or more people from a business

Read more about the Nutrition EDGE

Watch the Nutrition EDGE information video by Meat & Livestock Australia

Contact the Nutrition EDGE coordinator, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries