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Webinar examines early weaning as drought management strategy

by Beef Central, 27 September 2018

 

A WEBINAR being held tomorrow will provide useful producer information about early weaning strategies for spring-weaned calves during times of drought.

The one-hour interactive webinar, being convened through NSW DPI Livestock Systems, will be held from 10am tomorrow (Friday 28 September).

Guest presenter Brett Littler is senior Lands Services Officer for the NSW Central Tablelands region, based at Mudgee. Mr Littler has 20 years’ experience in livestock production, breeding and management as an extension officer and other positions within the NSW livestock industry.

He will present tips and strategies around early weaning calves from drought-stressed cows, including the following topics:

  • minimum weaning ages
  • nutritional requirements
  • strategies to minimise health and disease problems
  • target weight gains to ensure a productive life for heifers and bulls and sound meat quality for steers

Click here to register to join this free webinar

or contact Todd Andrews, NSW DPI, Armidale 02 6770 1831 email todd.andrews@dpi.nsw.gov.au

 

 



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