Weaner Management – Planning for Performance – Moura

Improve decision making and manage the risks regarding weaning calves earlier to reduce system demands and drive efficiency and production

What is ReproActive?

Developed by Australia’s leading vets, cattle specialists and rural business experts, ReproActive is a specialised, interactive workshop series designed to help maximise the reproductive & productive potential of herds. Each module will provide a wealth of knowledge to producers, resellers & veterinarians.

Weaning is one of the most crucial management interventions in a beef operation, regardless of season. Please join the team from Moura Veterinary Clinic, Australian Livestock Production ServicesMeat & Livestock Australia & Zoetis Australia as we present this ReproActive workshop.

This workshop is beef production focused, highly-practical & interactive with modules covering:

  • The significance & assessment of Critical Mating Weights
  • The implications of Condition Scoring & the best corrective action to take
  • The importance of early Weaning Management for long term productivity, improved disease prevention & the achievement of mating &/or market weight targets
  • Cost effective & practical feeding strategies to maintain Production & Growth Rates of young stock

Leaving you equipped with the knowledge to better understand & improve your:

Weaning processes & protocols, in turn driving efficiency

  • Management of nutritional demands & disease risks in weaners and yearlings to ensure young stock meet growth targets in challenging seasonal conditions
  • Heifer growth targets
  • Ability to effectively respond to challenging situations, & ultimately enhance the,
  • Productivity & profitability of your herd


  • Beef industry outlook 2020 (MLA) – where are we situated & what are we expecting?
  • Wean early – implementing & managing early weaning to drive efficiency & production
  • Feeding Weaners – meeting the needs of growing stock & the ramifications for productivity, fertility & meat quality
  • A ‘hands on’ demonstration of Condition Scoring & it’s use as a decision making tool in your enterprise
  • Bovine Respiratory Disease in young cattle – Why it is important, why it happens & how it can be managed
  • The importance of Critical Mating Weights in laying the foundations for lifelong heifer reproductive productivity

Workshop Support & Contacts

Doors will open at 8:00am for a 8:30am start. Please aim to arrive at 8:00am.

Registration is essential to ensure we have adequate catering & workshop materials on hand for all participants. Morning tea & lunch will be provided, courtesy of Zoetis. For any queries regarding the event or issues with registration please contact:

This ReproActive workshop is proudly supported by the below organisations, we would also like to extend a special thanks to our hosts at Burrawarra for hosting us & supplying cattle for the practical sessions.


Purchase now from $$35.

Event Times

08:30 am - 03:00 pm Wednesday 25th March, 2020

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Disclaimer: This event is not an FBA run event. FBA is unable to accept responsibility for the conduct of this event and any associated changes.