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Bred Well Fed Well Workshop - Coolaroo, Field District (SA)

Thursday the 8th of March

RSVP by 2nd March to Jason Schulz on 0417 863 268.

This free, one-day workshop is supported by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) and the Sheep Cooperative Research Centre (Sheep CRC) as a part of a national program to increase sheep industry productivity.

The Bred Well Fed Well workshop will provide practical training on how to use superior genetics and achieve improved reproductive performance from better feed management.

The workshop focuses on the following:

* improved understanding on how to use ASBVs to improve enterprise profitability;
* how to develop a breeding objective for your sheep enterprise;
* better management of ewe nutrition for reproductive performance and flock profitability; and
* skills in developing simple energy budgets for the ewe flock.

Practical sessions include condition scoring, feed budgeting, ram rankings and ram selection. Follow-up courses in these areas will be offered for those wishing to further develop skills in breeding and nutritional management.

To find a location map click here. Written directions are below:

From Meningie- (Princes HWY)
-Coming from Adelaide, drive into Meningie and turn Left at the Holden Dealership/Meningie Hotel corner.
- Drive East on Albert Road- McIntosh Way 21kms (bitumin) and turn right onto Settlers Road (dirt)
- Drive 11kms heading South to the end of Settlers road and turn left at the T-Junction
- Immediately Turn Right onto Naranga Road (blue sign - Raven Limousin 8kms)
- Drive 8kms in heading South, second property along that road on the right.
PROPERTY is called COOLAROO and has a RAVEN LIMOUSIN sign at the front gate.
Shearing shed is 2kms down the track past the house and sheds.

From Coonalpyn (Dukes HWY)
- From Adelaide on entering Coonalpyn turn the first right green sign posted to MENINGIE heading WEST.
- Drive over the railway track veering left and in behind Silos.
- Take the second right (behind silos) sign posted to Coorong via Field and to Meningie.
- Drive approx 500 metres and stay hard left at the fork in the road.
- Follow this road for approx. 33kms (mostly bitumin) until the road comes to a T-Juction
- At the T-Junction turn right on Naranga Road (blue sign - Raven Limousin 2kms)
- Drive 2kms in heading North. Properties on the left.
PROPERTY is called COOLAROO and has a RAVEN LIMOUSIN sign at the front gate.
Shearing shed is 2kms down the track past the house and sheds.


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