The Suffolk field day is a great opportunity to come and learn from some of Australia’s industry leaders.
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea is provided.
***Please RSVP for catering purposes***
MLA & Sheep Genetics Daniel Brown & James Taylor
An introduction to sheep Genetics and the MLA
Genetics overview (projects and extension activities)
Intro to ASBV’s and indexes
Considerations for genomic selection in minor
breeds – building a reference population
Breeding for eating quality
Performance of current Suffolk flocks
Opportunities for the breed
Breeding programme design
Rob Inglis – Animal Ruminant Specialist
Grazing management for optimum nutrition, fertility & growth.
Suffolk breed advantages as a terminal sire for prime lambs.
Joe Spicer – Gogetta Kelpie
Dog training tips and demonstration of the most valuable employee on the farm – the working dog.
Pregnancy & maintaining ewe body condition.