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Winning with Weaners - Dunkeld

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Stirling Place

14 Stirling St

Dunkeld, VIC 3294

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Winning with Weaners is a practical workshop focussed on improving the management of weaners in commercial sheep enterprises. The workshop is design to increase the knowledge and capacity of producers on the key components of weaners management, with particular focus on:

  • Weaner behavious

  • Nutritional requirements

  • Feeding management

  • Target weight gains

Expected outcomes. Producers will learn practical skills including:

  • Understand the role of weaners in the productivity of their flock

  • Understand the costs of poor weaner management and weaner ill thrift

  • Understand and calculate a target weaning weight for their flock

  • The principles of weaner nutritional requirements - energy and protein requirements

  • Feed budgeting to meet growth rates

  • Best practice management for managing weaners to reach growth targets for a successful first joining

Presenter: Graham Lean, Agrivet Business Consulting

Workshop program

9.30am workshop introduction + role and importance of weaners to sheep operation + target weaning weight and growth rates

11am morning tea

11.30am weaner nutritional requirements + feed budgeting

1pm lunch

1.30pm successful weaner management + vaccination + parasites + key management practices

3.30pm wrap up evaluation, close


RSVPs due Monday 22nd July 2019

Cost is $75 per person including catering and take home information

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Stirling Place

14 Stirling St

Dunkeld, VIC 3294

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