Livestock Production 101: Managing Your Herd for Profit and Conservation
May 11th, 2017
Improved production efficiency benefits both the rancher and the land.
Please join UC Cooperative Extension Livestock Advisors Roger Ingram and Sheila Barry for this one-day, field-based workshop. This training, intended for beginning ranchers, focuses on several essential aspects of production that influence both profitability and successful resource management.
About the Day
Sheila Barry (website) and Roger Igram (website), UC Coorperative Extension
Time and Date
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Lunch will be provided!
6989 Highland Road
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Specific topics include:
Animal selection: Picking the right animal for your land and local markets.
Nutrition & health: Forage nutrition and supplementation; Animal health considerations.
Timing and length of calving season: Controlled calf crops; Maximizing returns at market.
Stocking rates: Optimal stocking rates for the rancher and the land.
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This workshop is presented by the Alameda County Conservation Partnership, Contra Costa Resource Conservation District, and the UC Cooperative Extension.