WINNING WITH WEANERS™

The Winning With Weaners™ (WWW) workshop is designed for woolgrowers, & is aimed at improving weaner management of their Merino flock, targeting 95% weaner survival to one year of age. WWW identifies key practical actions & tools for commercial enterprises to implement on farm to achieve this performance aim. WWW assists participants in understanding the key issues affecting weaner survival & performance & guides them through developing targets for growth for this key group of sheep. The workshops discuss factors that contribute to weaner mortality & illthrift, & provides practical pathways for improving performance from this group of sheep.

THE KEY THEMES OF WINNING WITH WEANERS
1. Understand the impact of weaning weight on the survival of weaners to first joining
2. Understanding weaner nutrition – in terms of both energy & protein
3. Setting weaner weight targets
4. Understanding the importance of weaner management on lifetime performance of breeding ewes
5. Strategies for success – management calendar

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WWW
• single day workshop (9:00 am – 2:30 pm)
• conducted through AWI’s State Grower Networks
• 15 – 25 participants per workshop
• fully catered
• $75 per person
• delivered by accredited deliverers

ATTENDEES RECEIVE
• a full set of workshop notes
• useful tools that will assist with monitoring & planning for successful weaner management
• checklist for use in their own operation

WHEN & WHERE
Workshops are run on a demand basis through AWI’s State Grower Networks across Australia. To see upcoming workshops in your region, go to: www.sheepconnectnsw.com.au or register your interest with Lexi Cesnik on 0431 565 731 or email [email protected]