Thursday 22 March 2018
Katanning Research Facility (formerly GSARI), Nyabing Road, Katanning
Morning tea from 9:30am
Program from 10.00am - 4.30pm, with a sundowner to follow
- Call the midwife!! Let’s minimise lambing strife – Beth Paganoni, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (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
- Muscling out the competition! Optimising lean meat yield in your lambs - Jaya Marimuthu and Steve Connaughton, Murdoch University
- 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
- Keeping up appearances: why meat colour matters! - Maddison Corlett and Honor Calnan, Murdoch University
- 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
- Ditch the dentures…Does lamb age determine eating quality? - Rachel O’Reilly and Claire Payne, Murdoch University
Plus more speakers to be announced soon.
RSVPs are essential to this free event.
Register online at Farmer wants a life or contact Julia Smith, DPIRD, at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information please visit the full webpage for Farmer wants a life.
The sheep industry open day is made possible by DPIRD’s Sheep Industry Business Innovation project, in partnership with the Sheep Alliance of WA.