GRASS MERINO FIELD DAY A GREAT SUCCESS

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The GRASS Merino’s 40th anniversary “Year of the Sheep” field day was a great success which was held at “Sunnyside” Armatree NSW on Tuesday 14th April 2015.

The day featured 3 guest speakers:

  • Our very own Ian Crafter who spoke about  “How to think like a sheep and design the right set of yards”
  • Lu Hogan, from Sheep CRC Armidale talked about “Better decision making using EID for sheep”
  • Alastair Rayner, from Rayner Ag Tamworth who talke about “Apps to improve sheep management”

There was also a Farmers Forum lead by four leading sheep producers which discussed sheep handling for profit:

  • Jack Brennan, “Paraway” Warren NSW
  • Twynam Cunningham, “Beeac” Cranbrook WA
  • Ray Haigh, Trangie, NSW
  • Megan Rogers, Forbes, NSW

Plus Graham Peart, Grass Merinos Founder who hosted the day, we are proud to say that all five producers are existing Atlex customers.

A number of manufacturers and distributors of sheep handling equipment also had displays including:
Gallagher
Racewell
Peak Hill Industries
Allflex
Practical Systems
Tru Test and Prattley
Practical Systems (Stockbook)
And others…

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