Breeding EDGE Workshop
Clermont, Qld: 5 – 7 December 2022
VENUE Clermont, Qld
TIME 8:00am to 5:00pm
Breeding EDGE is a three-day workshop designed to assist producers improve and refine their breeder herd management and genetic improvement plans using genetic and reproductive knowledge and technologies, to achieve desired production targets.
Attending this workshop will help you to:
• identify where the current breeder herd management program can be improved to reduce reproductive loss
• measure reproductive performance more accurately
• identify strategies to improve bull selection, retention, management and performance
• develop, or refine, a practical and achievable management plan for the breeding herd that will lead to higher productivity
• gain a thorough understanding of genetic improvement for both breeding cattle and turnoff cattle and develop breeding objectives to take your herd in a more profitable direction.
What you will learn
• current herd performance – what measures matter most
• reproduction and reproduction loss
• managing the breeders – systems
• bull fertility and management
• identifying “not so obvious” bull faults that impact reproduction
• reproductive diseases and diseases impacting reproduction
• breeder herd management plans
• genetic improvement of your herd (including breeding objectives)
• genetic principles and selection tools
• selection and selection criteria for traits important to you
• breeds and breeding systems.
Felicity Hamlyn-Hill – Beef Enterprise Advisory Services Pty Ltd; Tim Emery – Qld Dept. Agriculture & Fisheries and ACV & BULLCHECK accredited vet
$1,750 + GST / 1st person from one business; $1,450 + GST / 2nd and 3rd person from same business; Corporate rate + GST/ 5 or more participants from the one business
Cost includes comprehensive set of Workshop Notes, Workbook, electronic files, other materials and catering.
Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. subsidies are available for Fitzroy landholders to cover training costs. Contact FBAs Vicki Horstman on M: 0419 160 537 to enquire if you are eligible
Register now for Breeding EDGE
Contact Felicity Hamlyn-Hill – M: 0428 113 732, E: firstname.lastname@example.org