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Stock Sense Livestock Management Workshop | Mornington Peninsula
July 22, 2023 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm AEST
Learn how to manage your farm to help protect your livestock and community!
Find out how to assess your property using 6 key management areas to determine how best to run your livestock. Then learn how to manage your livestock’s health and wellbeing.
Whether you’re a hobbyist, lifestyler, small landholder, or only own a handful of sheep, cattle or goats, this workshop will help you do the right thing for your livestock’s wellbeing and the environment!
Our speakers are:
Christine Gorman from Calmer Farmer Consulting
Christine is a hobby farm tailored advisor who is a third-generation hobby farmer based in Hastings. She actively manages 50 acres of livestock including dairy goats, Dorper sheep and beef cattle with her father. She completed a Diploma in Agriculture to further her own knowledge and has since helped many new hobby farmers to improve the land they live on!
Christine will be speaking on risks and opportunities across key management areas of your farm. She will present how to assess your stock and land capability, the right infrastructure for livestock and soil testing for pasture and feed.
Dr. Mike van Diggelen from West Gippsland Vet Care
Mike graduated from Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga in 2021. Originally from NSW, he made the move down south to the beautiful Gippsland region chasing dairy cattle work and to learn from the best! Mike loves all areas of rural mixed practice, with a keen interest in cattle medicine, surgery and obstetrics. He is passionate about providing the best of care for all creatures.
Mike will speak on how to manage your livestock health and wellbeing. He will present on diagnosing common livestock diseases, appropriate drenches, vaccinations and worming regimes, and the importance of quarantine of incoming stock to prevent disease spread.
VFF members and non-members are all welcome. Registration is essential for catering purposes!
For more information, please contact the Stock Sense team.