Livestock

Tooborac and Euroa to host nutrition and management workshops

By Rodney Woods

Agriculture Victoria invites sheep and beef producers to a nutrition and management workshop with Dr Paul Cusack.

Dr Cusack is a ruminant nutritionist, cattle veterinarian/consultant, and beef producer with post-graduate training in the intensive and extensive ruminant industries, and is an adjunct Associate Professor at Charles Sturt University.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Matching pasture availability to stock needs;
  • Successful early weaning;
  • Feeding in stock containment areas; and
  • Deciding to ‘keep and feed’ or ‘sell and buy back’.

The workshops will be held in:

Tooborac: Tuesday, August 20 at Tooborac Recreation Reserve and Mechanics Hall,5195 Northern Hwy, Tooborac from 5.30pm to 9pm;Euroa: Wednesday, August 21 at Euroa Bowls Club, 1 Turnbull St, Euroa from 10am to 1pm.

To register, visit: https://agriculturevictoriaevents.eventbrite.com.au

For more information, phone Jeff Cave on 0418 583 654 or email [email protected] or Greg Ferrier on 0438 738 634 or [email protected]