Greta field day on EID benefits
DON’T miss this producer focused field day at Greta on Thursday highlighting the business benefits from using sheep and goat individual electronic identification (EID).
Northgate Park owners Penny and Jason Trompf will host the event with Jason also presenting on the key topic ‘turning potential into profit’.
“I am looking forward to sharing our experiences of increasing sheep flock productivity by using EID to collect data to inform management decisions on farm to improve the performance of our sheep,” Mr Trompf said.
A diverse range of expert speakers have been drawn together by Agriculture Victoria including Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) managing director Richard Norton, Agriculture Victoria’s director sheep electronic identification Warren Straw, BestWoolBestLamb project leader Lyndon Kubeil, research scientist lamb production Nick Linden, sheep and beef senior specialist Tim Hollier, red meat value chain development officer Kate McCue, Nuffield Scholar Hannah Marriott, livestock contractor Jack Briscoe, pregnancy scanner Brendan Roberson, and VFF’s livestock health and biosecurity network’s Catherine James.
This field day is on Thursday from 8.30am for a 9am start - through to 3pm.
Places are limited, so please register early at https:// gretafieldday.eventbrite. com.au – if you have any difficulties in registering please phone the EID Events Line on (03) 5761 1647.
Those unable to attend but want to know more should contact Agriculture Victoria senior sheep specialist (EID) Garry Armstrong on 0472 871 674 or their local BestWoolBestLamb coordinator.