QUEENSLAND Department of Agriculture extension leaders Mick Sullivan and Kylie Hopkins will host an upcoming three-part webinar series discussing the management and practicalities of sensible supplementation in northern Australia, covering considerations, planning and actions.
The webinar is part of the ongoing Beef Connect series, representing a collaboration between FutureBeef and Beef Central.
Intending participants should note that to attend all three webinar sessions, separate registrations are required.
Here are the three topics under the Sensible Supplementation series:
Sensible Supplementation 1 – Beef cattle nutrition principles
Key principles of cattle nutrition that must be considered for effective management of nutrition and supplementation, including pasture intake, identifying limiting nutrients, protein, energy, phosphorus, and other minerals.
Time & date: Wednesday 1 Sept at 12:30pm (AEST)
Registration: Click here to register.
Sensible Supplementation 2 – Herd management and nutrition
How herd management can better align animal requirements with diet quality and reduce the need for supplementation, including:
- Managing seasonal variation in diet quality
- Importance of breeder body condition
- Choosing joining times
- Strategies to manage breeder body condition
Time and date: Wednesday 8 Sept at 12:30pm (AEST)
Registration: Click here to register for webinar #2
Sensible Supplementation 3 – Choosing and managing supplements
Supplement types available and how to choose the most effective option for your situation, including:
- Reading supplement labels
- Nutritional requirements and targets
- Assessing and choosing supplements
Time & Date: Wednesday 15 Sept at 12:30pm (AEST)
Registration: Click here to register for webinar #3
A question and answer session will be included in each webinar session.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.