Charles Sturt University
Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation

Livestock Forum

People from across the country logged-on to the Graham Centre Livestock Forum on Friday 31 July to tap into new research, insights from industry experts and first-hand knowledge from producers.

The 2020 Forum was supported by Meat & Livestock Australia, Local Land Services Riverina, Animal Health Australia, ProWay Livestock Equipment and Sheep Connect NSW.

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Finishing lambs: optimising preparation and adaptation of lambs to increase feed intake and subsequently growth rate
(Thomas Keogh, PhD student, Charles Sturt University)
Extracting more value from cull cows
(Michael Campbell, Charles Sturt University)
Heat stress reduces sheep reproduction rate
(Gordon Refshauge, NSW DPI)
GPS collars, pasture biomass estimates and digital agriculture – an introduction to Charles Sturt precision livestock activities
(Shawn McGrath & Jon Medway, Charles Sturt University)
The importance of genetic benchmarking in the Australian merino industry
(Craig Wilson, Craig Wilson Livestock)
The Southern Multi-breed project- Delivering a resource population for multi-breed genomic evaluation in beef cattle
(Kath Donoghue, NSW DPI)
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Optimising ewe reproductive performance in containment areas
(Susan Robertson, Charles Sturt University)
Supply chains for  male dairy calves
(Veronica Vicic, PhD student, Charles Sturt University)
The Sheep Sustainability Framework – where it is up to and what it means for you
(Bruce Allworth, Charles Sturt University)
Verifying the production system of origin for grass and grain fed beef
(Bridgette Logan, PhD student, Charles Sturt University)
Livestock as key drivers of soil carbon sequestration in the rangelands
(Susan Orgill, NSW DPI)
Health and production effects of single vaccination against Mannheimia haemolytica in non-backgrounded feedlot cattle
(Liam Mowbray, Honours student, Charles Sturt University)
  Responses to varying inclusion levels of canola meal as a grassfed supplement for weaner calves (Emma Lynch, PhD student, Charles Sturt University)

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Beef Concurrent Session

Sheep concurrent session

Final session

Archive of Graham Centre beef and sheep forums

Download the proceedings of the 2019 Livestock Forum

Download the proceedings of the 2018 Livestock Forum held as part of the Australian Society of Animal Production Annual Conference.