Production

An extra $100 per steer in the north? – free BeefConnect Webinar

Beef Central, 29/05/2015

An extra $100 per steer? Crossbreeding for more profit with tropically adapted Bos taurus cattle

Date: Friday 12 June 2015

Tim Schatz

Time: 12.30 pm AEST (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart), 10.30 am (Perth), and 12.00 pm (Adelaide,Darwin).
Webinar location: At your computer in the comfort of your home or office or on the go, using your mobile device!
The Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries (DPIF) is researching whether crossbreeding with Senepol bulls is a viable way for north Australian cattle producers with Brahman herds to produce animals that will:
  • perform well under harsh northern conditions
  • be suited to the South East Asian live export market and the Australian domestic market.
Tim Schatz, Principal Pastoral Production Officer with DPIF, will discuss the results of the research program to date and will compare the:
  • pre and post weaning growth of Brahmans and F1 Senepol x Brahmans in the Top End of the NT
  • performance of the Brahman and F1 Senepol x Brahman steers in feedlots in Queensland and Indonesia
  • results of meat quality testing from Brahman and F1 Senepol x Brahman steers.
These results are showing that crossbreeding with tropically adapted Bos taurusproduces animals with more tender meat and offers significant benefits for both north Australian beef producers and Indonesian feedlotters.
Guest presenters
Join project leader Tim Schatz along with hosts Jon Condon (Beef Central) and Greg Bath (FutureBeef).
Who should register for this webinar?
This event is for anyone involved along the beef supply chain including producers, processors, brand managers, supply chain managers, agents, consultants and consumers.
The session will be recorded and a link will be sent to all those who register. So if you can’t attend on the day, you won’t miss out.
Register now!
To successfully participate in this webinar
1. Reserve your webinar seat now by following this link. Or copy and paste this into your web browser: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6304903505491419393.
You need to register to receive your personal login details (if you don’t receive an automated response within a minute or so, check your junk email folder).
2. Click the option to ‘Add to Outlook calendar’ to get an automated reminder to join the webinar.
3. Test your computer set-up beforehand by going to this Citrix website or copy and paste this link into your browser: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/406552062. You will be joined to a test connection. If you have problems, contact your local computer support people or the friendly GoToWebinar support folk (1800 356 792 in Australia).
4. Join 10 minutes early on the day of the webinar. You can interact by typing questions in the Q&A panel or by raising your electronic hand.
This is a BeefConnect event, brought to you through a partnership between FutureBeefand Beef Central. beefconnect_logo_200x58_px

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