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Group Training Session - Working Your Facility (Jan 24)



Join resident facilitator, Jeff House, live as he guides you and the team through the module on Working Your Facility, the third module within the Fundamentals Livestock Handling Complete Course on Feedlot TECH. The access fee is per feedlot/business, and covers all staff that wish to partake in the training session. Date: Wednesday, 24th of January 2024 Time: 2:30 - 3:30pm (AEST) / 3:30 - 4:30pm (AEDT)

Post registration, you will receive a zoom link to save to your calendar and access the training. Those who attend and participate in the session will have their Feedlot TECH training transcript updated automatically. A successful feedlot operation must have facilities that are well-designed and kept in good working order. By understanding how to use and maintain the facilities you work in, you can have the confidence to handle cattle safely at your feedlot, which will improve animal welfare outcomes and performance. Learning outcomes and competencies By the end of this module, you will learn to:

  • Recognise a range of feedlot facility designs and components

  • Apply best practices to work safely in your facility

  • Move cattle through facilities safely and with minimal stress

  • Determine group size numbers suitable for your facility

  • Recognise environmental and weather conditions

  • Identify feedlot maintenance activities

  • Perform basic maintenance check

  • Report maintenance issues

This E-learning series has been by funded grain-fed levies and matching federal government R&D contributions via Meat & Livestock Australia in consultation with the Australian Lot Feeders’ Association.

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