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Farmer wants a life - Sheep Research Open Day

Sheep Industry Business Innovation project

Thursday, 22 March 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Farmer wants a life - Sheep Research Open Day

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Feel like you’re dealing with your flock around the clock? Maybe it’s time to get yourself a better deal.

The 2018 sheep research open day will showcase the latest technology, emerging research and management techniques for sheep. You’ll see practical information and solutions put into action, helping you get more out of your sheep enterprise in less time and with less stress.

Topics include:

  • Call the midwife!! Let’s minimise lambing strife – Beth Paganoni, DPIRD and Amy Lockwood, Murdoch University

  • Sheep parasites – not only affecting your sheep’s bottom – but also your bottom line! – Danny Roberts, DPIRD

  • Tough mothers – chewing the fat.  The value of whole body energy stores in your breeding index   Sarah Blumer, Murdoch University and John Young, Farming Systems Analysis Service

  • Stop guessing how good your commercial ewes are. Benchmark them with DNA Flock Profile  – Tom Granleese, University of New England

  • Sins of the father – the hidden mysteries of maternal genetics - Dave Rubie, Smartshepherd

  • Sheep passports - Where they have been? What did they do? (& with who!?) Use individual animal data to get the details  Nathan Scott, Achieve Ag Solutions

Plus more speakers to be announced soon.

For more details please visit Farmer Wants a Life or contact Julia Smith, DPIRD at julia.smith@dpird.wa.gov.au  


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Katanning Research Facility
Nyabing Road, Katanning
WA
Australia

Thursday, 22 March 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm


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Sheep Industry Business Innovation project

The Sheep Industry Business Innovation project is assisting the industry in building capacity to supply new markets for sheepmeat and live exports, particularly in nearby Asia and the Middle East – generating flow-on benefits to producers,  industry, the regions, communities and the state economy.

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