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SDP SC Introduction To Herd Nutrition Workshop – Gympie – 24th July 2018

July 24 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Free

This entry level workshop will cover the fundamentals of dairy cow nutrition with a practical focus on optimising the performance of milking cows fed temperate forages.

Dr Brad Granzin, Executive Officer of Subtropical Dairy and Consulting Scientist from Australasian Dairy Consultants, will facilitate a one-day workshop focusing on the basics of dairy cow nutrition.

The workshop will begin with a morning theory session covering the following topics:
The major nutrients required for milk production and dairy cow maintenance;
An overview of the cow’s digestive tract and how it absorbs and processes key nutrients.
This will be followed by a practical session after lunch focusing on:
Some key aspects to achieve maximum performance from cows fed temperate forages such as annual ryegrass over winter and early spring;
Monitoring your herd for indicators of nutrition problems;
Balancing diets;
And a question and answer session.
This workshop is a great introduction to dairy cow nutrition science and practices. It is also a great refresher for honing your nutrition skills.

RSVP:
By the 22nd July to Kylie Dennis 0456 19 19 65 or kylie@subtropicaldairy.com.au
Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Cost:
This workshop is funded by your levy, Dairy Australia and Subtropical Dairy.

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Details

Date:
July 24
Time:
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Kylie Dennis
Phone:
0456 19 1965
Email:
kylie@subtropicaldairy.com.au

Venue

Gympie DAF Centre
Chr Cartwright and Lousia St
Gympie, Qld Australia
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