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Registrations Open - Animal Health & Welfare Workshop

Registrations are now open for ALFA’s Animal Health & Welfare workshop which will be delivered in-person in September 2023, across multiple locations.

Register here

The workshop aims to instill and improve animal husbandry practices directly related to animal health and welfare in Australian feedlots. This workshop will benefit all feedlot staff, particularly staff members who are handling cattle on a day-to-day basis. As well as those outside industry, including those in the supply chain, especially feeder cattle suppliers who will gain an insight as to why feedlots pay premiums for well-prepared cattle and how to achieve these premiums.


Industry vets:

  • Dr. David Frith of Quirindi Veterinary Group; and

  • Dr. Lachlan Strohfeldt of Protein Production Vets


  • Internal Animal Welfare Audits

  • Transport of Livestock - Fit to Load

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship

  • Managing Cattle into the Feedlot - Background/Induction/Managing New Cattle

  • Heat Load Management - Enacting your Action Plan in a Heat Load Event

  • Feedlot Biosecurity

  • Post-Mortems - Correct Procedures and Sampling

  • Feedlot Hospital Systems: Structure and Protocols


Most workshops will run from 8:30am - 3:30pm. Specific timings will be provided upon enrolment confirmation.

  • Condamine, QLD – Monday 4th September

  • Dalby, QLD – Tuesday 5th September SOLD OUT

  • Emerald, QLD – Thursday 7th September

  • Narrogin, WA – Tuesday 12th September

  • Tamworth, NSW – Thursday 14th September MORE SPOTS ADDED

  • Wagga Wagga, NSW – Friday 15th September

  • Moama, NSW – Tuesday 19th September

  • Hahndorf, SA – Wednesday 20th September


ALFA Member - $300 (inc gst) per person

NON-Member - $375 (inc gst) per person

Registrations will close 25 August 2023. Member discounts available. T&C's apply, see registration page for full details.


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