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Livestock eID and stock containment area workshop

Thursday 15 June 2023



Event partners

This event is an activity of saving soil during drought project funded by the Southern NSW Drought Resilience Adoption & Innovation Hub. 

Thanks to NSW Local Land Services and equipment providers, Te Pari, Gallagher and Tru-test for sharing their expertise on the day.



What we'll cover

Garry Armstrong (Murray LLS) will speak on the role of EID technology for livestock traceability and biosecurity.
Henry Hickson (Nextgen Agri) will lead a session on:

  • Refining what data is relevant to collect, based on farmers’ breeding objectives.
  • Maximising utilisation of EID tech from weigh scale indicators and handlers.
  • Managing data in Excel.
  • Interrogating data in excel to inform management decisions.

Equipment demonstrations

Tru-Test, Gallagher, and Te Pari will provide demonstrations on the technologies available and how to configure equipment to maximise utilisation of data.

A discussion session will follow for questions to be answered by the providers.  

Farmer discussion panel

Producers will have the opportunity to ask questions to, and hear from, farmers who are currently using the technology.

Stock management area demonstration and discussion

Our host farmer will lead a stock management area tour and discussion.

Management area design, construction, regulations, animal management and nutrition with Garry Armstrong and Rebecca Stacey (Murray LLS).

Morning tea and BBQ lunch provided.

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