Jun 2018

Maximising your Herd

Where: Mitchell Bowls Club

Join the discussion with Tim Emery (Tropical Beef Technology Services) and Roger Sneath (Senior Extension Officer, FutureBeef, DAF) on how to maximise your herd with genetics, available pasture and some simple records.

TIME: 8:30am arrival for a 9am start - 2pm

ADDRESS: 23 Dublin Street, Mitchell

Workshop will include:

Breeder Nutrition

  • Making that call to feed, sell or agist
  • Discussions around drought constraints and some tools that might help – forage budgets,
  • early weaning, excel calculators and NIRS

Herd Recording

  • Keeping it simple and getting the answers you want

Pregnancy Testing

  • How to manipulate the information you get for the season and your herd


  • How to sift through thousands of bulls to find the ones with the EBVs to take you where you want to go

Smoko and lunch provided.


RSVP by Thursday 21 June to Lachlan Marshall at
lachlanm@qmdc.org.au or 0427 056 443

This event is brought to you by GrazingFutures.
GrazingFutures is funded by the Queensland Government’s Drought and Climate Adaptation Program (DCAP) that aims to improve drought preparedness and resilience for Queensland producers.

Toowoomba Office

127b Campbell Street (corner of Campbell and Bellevue)

PO Box 6243 Toowoomba West QLD 4350

P (07) 4637 6200 F (07) 4632 8062 E info@qmdc.org.au