SHADE & COVERED HOUSING FEEDLOT TOUR
REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN
ALFA with MLA are running a ‘Going Under Cover’ shade and covered housing systems Feedlot Tour on 8th – 11th May 2023.
This all-inclusive four-day tour will feature visits to multiple feedlots, as well as a dairy to review a variety of shade and covered housing systems fit for Australian feedlots.
Commencing from Melbourne Airport and concluding at Adelaide Airport, the tour itinerary includes:
Learn from industry experts about the planning, implementation and benefits of feedlot shade and covered housing systems. Hear first-hand from lot feeders on their experiences and learnings and receive access to resources including best practice design guides, feedlot shade and covered housing specialists, manufacturers, and retailers.
This tour will benefit feedlot owners and those interested in advancements in shade design to improve animal welfare and productivity in feedlots. If you’re interested in improving your feedlot operation or are looking to upgrade existing structures and are seeking information and resources to assist, then this tour is for you!
Members: $1,500 + GST
Non-Members: $1,800 + GST
The registration fee includes 3-nights’ accommodation, bus travel, meals, and presentations from industry experts, shade manufacturers, and other lot feeders. Travel expenses to/from pick up and drop off points are not included.
This tour has been developed in collaboration with Meat and Livestock Australia.