'Managing Ewe Potential' Workshop

Do you want to know if reproduction in your flock is reaching its full potential?

If so, this one day workshop is for you!

The objective of the workshop is to increase lamb survival in your flock. There are some basic skills and knowledge you can use to assist with increasing lamb survival that will be highlighted in the 'Managing Ewe Potential' workshop.

This workshop brings together a complete set of "best practice" management skills and technologies for improving sheep reproductive efficiency.

After this workshop you will:

  • Understand the importance of optimising reproduction rates.
  • Be able to benchmark reproductive performance and establish targets.
  • Apply skills in condition scoring, checking ram health and 'wet and drying' ewes.
  • Describe the factors that contribute to reproductive wastage in sheep flocks.
  • Develop an annual calendar of activities to optimise flock reproductive capacity.


More information

Achieve Ag Solutions

Contact Person: Nathan Scott

Phone: 0409 493 346

Email: nathan@achieveag.com.au

Website: www.achieveag.com.au

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