LRLG have facilitated a number of community workshops since their inception in 1988. Each workshop aimed to build upon Central Wests and Central Tablelands Community of Practice (CoP) and enhance community and land manager knowledge and skills to create a more robust and resilient landscape. A summary of recent workshops hosted or attended by the LRLG can be found below.
A Quick Guide to Containment FeedingA Quick Guide to Containment Feeding
Although the long awaited rainfall has seen many of our paddocks flourish with promising pasture for next seasons stock, recent information provided at the Local Land Services Containment Feeding workshop suggests that a proactive approach may be the only way to reduce the economic and mental burden of the next inevitable disastrous drought. Containment feeding is a drought feeding practice that aims to promote animal health and welfare while preserving ground cover and land condition across the majority of the property. It involves confining stock (mainly sheep) to a small area where they are fed a total ration. If done successfully, the practice can support appropriate levels of stock throughout drought periods. Read more...
Posted: 2/3/2021 2:57pm