2021 Yardstick Field Day

You’re invited to the DPIRD Katanning and Federation of Performance Sheep Breeders Yardstick Field Day on 28 October 2021.

This event will provide an opportunity to:

  • inspect the full-wool Yardstick 2020 Merino sire evaluation progeny of 14 leading sires
  • find out the latest information on objective carcase measurement
  • tune in to an animal health update.

RSVP to Ros Campbell at roslyn.campbell@dpird.wa.gov.au or +61 (0)8 9821 3333 advising attendees and any dietary requirements. This is a free event.

Sheep field day 2021 - agenda





Arrival/Biosecurity sign in

View 2020 Yardstick progeny in pens


1.30 – 1.45pm

Welcome and update on KRF

Keren Muthsam

1.45 – 2.10pm

Results of 2020 Yardstick progeny

John Paul Collins

2.10 – 2.35pm

Feed efficiency: why is it important?

Beth Paganoni

2.35 – 3.00pm

Intensive spring grazing of pastures to control RLEM

Svetlana Micic

3.00 – 3.05pm

Move pen side


3.05 – 3.30pm

Pen side introduction of progeny groups.

Facilitated by Mark Allington

3.30 – 3.50pm

Afternoon tea

View 2020 Yardstick progeny in pens


3.50 – 4.15pm

Objective carcase measurement

Claire Payne

4.15 – 4.30pm

Animal health update

Danny Roberts


Close of day


When and where

Start DateThursday, 28th October 2021
Start Time1:00 pm
End Time4:30 pm
LocationDPIRD Katanning Research Facility
Nyabing Road,
Katanning, WA 6317


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