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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***

Event Speakers

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
Customer expectations
Breeding programme design
Carcass evaluation

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.


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