Going underneath cowl: feedlot tour focusses on shade and shedding choices

A FEEDLOT tour going down in Could will focus particularly on shade and shedding ideas, design and building.

Registrations are actually open for the Australian Lot Feeders Affiliation’s ‘Going Below Cowl’ tour – an all-inclusive four-day program that includes visits to 6 intensive feeding services to evaluation quite a lot of shade and coated housing programs accessible in the marketplace.

The tour is designed to supply alternative for lotfeeders to listen to first-hand the advantages of those constructions from their friends.

Contributors will study from trade specialists about planning, implementing and the advantages of feedlot shade and coated housing programs. They may hear first-hand from lotfeeders on their experiences and learnings, and obtain entry to sources together with greatest apply design guides, feedlot shade and coated housing specialists, producers, and retailers.

The tour from 8-11 Could will begin from Melbourne airport on the morning of Monday 8 Could, with visits to:

  • 8 Could: Jalna feedlot with in a single day keep in Bendigo
  • 9 Could: Teys Charlton feedlot, adopted by West Wimmera feedlot, with in a single day in Naracoorte
  • 10 Could: Mayura feedlot, adopted by Thomas Meals Worldwide’s Southern Cross feedlot and in a single day in Murray Bridge
  • 11 Could: Go to Campbell Home dairy with a drop off at Adelaide airport mid afternoon.

Registration payment consists of tour bus, three-nights’ lodging, meals and displays from trade specialists, shade producers, and different lotfeeders.

Positions are restricted, and open at this stage to practising lotfeeders solely.

The tour is designed to assist inform funding choices, with displays from trade specialists highlighting new trade sources. Contributors will even have publicity to progressive thinkers and lotfeeder house owners/operators, hear about their implementation journeys and have alternatives to ask questions and discover choices in individual.

The train will even be a terrific likelihood to community with different lotfeeders and share views and experiences in lotfeeding infrastructure.

The grainfed beef trade has set an goal to see 85pc of cattle on feed given shade entry by 2025.


Registration: Click here.