march, 2015

03mar9:45 am2:30 pmShade and Shelter for Livestock ProductionLearn about the effects of temperature stress on animals and practical ways you can improve shade and shelter on your property.

Event Details

Shelter belts, paddock trees and native vegetation provide enormous benefits in extreme hot and cold weather events to livestock productivity, as well as being valuable assets for biodiversity. This field day will assist farmers in managing and enhancing existing shade and shelter as well as designing new areas.

District Veterinary Officer Dianne Phillips will outline the animal health impacts of hot and cold weather events on livestock.

Land Management Extension Officer Kylie Macreadie will present on design possibilities and shelter and shade management for your property. Learn about the tools that can assist in identifying weather events.

Lunch is provided. Please bring a chair and suitable outdoor clothing. Register online at https://register.eventarc.com/28080/shade-shelter-field-day-flynn

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Time

(Tuesday) 9:45 am - 2:30 pm

Organizer

Sam Shannon0409 944 114 or email sams@wgcma.vic.gov.au

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