Beef Production: Nutrition

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Introduction

Audio-visual methodology is aimed at supporting and empowering people involved in the field of agriculture to define, promote and take full ownership of their own development, as learning is a life-long process. Skills development is a key driver of socio-economic development. Mainstreaming of agricultural development efforts is crucial to ensure congruence and effective deployment of resources.

The livestock sector plays an important part in the agricultural economy. Educated, enthusiastic livestock owners who understand agribusiness and the related methods to reduce their risks, are key to sustainable livestock farming and will play a vital role in supporting and enhancing sustainable agriculture and food security. An understanding of basic nutrition requirements is essential as proper nutrition of beef cattle is vital for sustainable and successful production.

 

Course Highlights

  • Welcome
  • Beef Management: Nutrition

Who Should Enrol

All people involved in the field of agriculture

Course Design

Online Video Series Supporting Agri Skills Development and Best Farming Practices

Course Content

  • Finishing weaners in a feedlot 1
  • Finishing weaners in a feedlot 2
  • Finishing weaners in a feedlot 3
  • First calve heifers
  • Heifer nutrition 1
  • Heifer nutrition 2
  • Heifer nutrition 3
  • Nutrition of Cows
  • Types of Feed (Crop Remains)
  • Types of Feed (Cultivated pastures)
  • Types of Feed (Dry Material, Fibre)
  • Types of Feed (Dry Roughage)
  • Types of Feed (Energy 1)
  • Types of Feed (Energy 2)
  • Types of Feed (Gracing)
  • Types of Feed (Natural Pastures)
  • Types of Feed (Natural proteins)
  • Types of Feed (Silage)
  • Types of Feed (Sour Veld)
  • Types of Feed (Straw and Chaff)
  • Water Intake
  • Water Requirements
  • Water Supply
  • Weaner feed requirements for the market 1
  • Weaner feed requirements for the market 2
  • Weaner feed requirements for the market 3
  • Weaner Nutritional Feed Requirements

Course Highlights