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Great opportunity for landholders to attend livestock nutrition workshop series

Western Local Land Services is encouraging all landholders and community members to attend one of its upcoming livestock nutrition in dry times workshops as tough seasonal conditions continue throughout much of the Western region.

The workshops, which will be held from 18 to 21 June at Mossgiel, Anabranch, Tilpa and Packsaddle, will be presented by the widely regarded Geoff Duddy, who is the owner and manager of Sheep Solutions and has over 30 years of experience in the industry.

Topics that will be covered at the workshops include:

  • the foundations of feeding
  • maintenance vs production feeding
  • comparing feed types
  • feed test interpretation
  • animal health concerns during dry periods.

Western Local Land Services Team Leader – Agriculture, Gemma Turnbull was thrilled to have someone as knowledgeable as Mr Duddy confirmed as the presenter.

“Geoff brings a wealth of knowledge and is the ideal person to be running these workshops,” Ms Turnbull said.

“There will be a lot of great information on offer for landholders and we encourage them to bring along any questions about livestock feeding to ask Geoff.”

The details of the workshops are:

  • Mossgiel Hall, 10 am Monday, 18 June
  • Glen Esk Station (Anabranch), 10 am Tuesday, 19 June
  • Tilpa Hall, 10 am Wednesday, 20 June
  • Packsaddle Roadhouse, 10 am Thursday, 21 June.

RSVP by Friday, 15 June to Senior Land Services Officer, Mitch Plumbe on 0408 241 200 or via email.  

The workshop series was organised in conjunction with Sheep Connect NSW while other agencies will be present at the workshops. Funding through Catchment Action NSW.

Media contact:
Charlie Whiteley, Western Local Land Services, 0428 679 974.