DSSA Dorper Expo Moonbi NSW

Event details

  • November 23, 2019
  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Nomuula Dorpers and White Dorpers, Moonbi, NSW
  • 02 6773 3805

REGISTRATION OPEN NOW! RSVP to DSSA Executive Officer Sara Winn at dorpereo@abri.une.edu.au.

The Eastern Region Dorper Expo Breed and Industry Information Day has a impressive line-up of speakers that will present throughout the day, from 9.00am-5.00pm. Morning and afternoon tea will be provided free of charge, kindly donated by the DSSA Eastern Region. A Dorper burger lunch will be available for purchase with lamb donated by Thomas Foods International. The catering breaks will give you chance to speak with our presenters one to one, or look around the trade sites at the latest equipment and technology. The day will provide a valuable and informative, yet relaxed networking opportunity.

You do not need to be a member or have Dorpers to attend. This is a free event, however RSVP is required. Please RSVP by no later than Monday 18th November, to Executive Officer Sara Winn at dorpereo@abri.une.edu.au or call (02) 6773 3805. (If you do not wish for your email address to be passed onto our speakers, please advise at the time of registration).

We are pleased to announce the following guest speakers will be presenting at the event, sharing valuable information throughout the day. Please click here to download the program.

9.00am DSSA Executive Officer – Sara Winn Welcome & Introduction to Dorper Sheep Society of Australia
9.10am Feedtech Feeding Systems – Bernie Brennan Feedtech Auto Feeder Information Session
9.20am Weegowrie Farming Production Licks and Supplements – Alex Mason Licks and Feed Supplements
9.30am Thomas Foods International – Andrew Jackson Meeting Criteria for Meatworks and Market
10.00am Meat and Livestock Australia – LAMBPLAN, ABSV’s, Genomics, and Importance of Data
10.30am PDL Marketplace – Joe Barnewall Prime Dorper Lamb Marketplace
10.45am Morning Tea – Sponsored by DSSA Eastern Region, Super Steel Tamworth & Western Tiers Dorpers
11.00am Local Land Services – Heidi Austin Biosecurity Requirements
11.15am GYST Parasitology – Sara Bowers Faecal Counts, Worm and Parasite Control
11.30am Virbac – Andrew Mulligan Drencing, Vaccinating and Trace Minerals
12.00pm Amarula Dorpers & DSSA Inspector – Justin Kirkby Introduction to Dorpers and White Dorpers
12.30pm Lunch – Sponsored by Blooms Water, Nomuula Dorpers & White Dorpers, and Thomas Foods
1.00pm Davidson and Cameron Tamworth – Scott Newberry HAY BALE CHARITY AUCTION
1.15pm Amarula Dorpers & DSSA Inspector – Justin Kirkby Selecting Stud Stock by Visual Assessment
1.45pm Datamars – Prattley Handler and Tru Test Indicator Demonstration
2.15pm Laserwool – Bill Harris Pregnancy Scanning Demonstration
2.30pm Practical Systems – Livestock Management System, Recording and Analysing Data
3.00pm Afternoon Tea – Sponsored by Landmark, Davidson and Cameron, Piper Street Veterinary Practice
3.15pm Meat and Livestock Australia – Meat Standards Australia (MSA Accreditation)
3.45pm Advantage Feeders – Aaron Matheson Feeding Lambs to Convert More Growth
4.15pm Elders Greg Sawyers – Elders Livestock Production Systems
4.30pm Local Dorper Lamb – Warren Wiggins Regenerative Farming
4.45pm DogPro – Mick Hudson Working Dog Demonstration
5.00pm Close – Social Drinks Sponsored by Practical Systems

The majority of our speakers will have a site display so you can catch up with them throughout the day. The following representatives will also be at the event:

  • Offsider Ag
  • Gallagher
  • Supalik
  • Furney’s Stockfeeds
  • Double R – New Holland
  • RB Sellars
  • Clipex
  • NAB Agribusiness 
  • Dr Alan Avery

A raffle will be drawn on the day with over $2,500 worth of prizes to be won from DogPro, Furney’s Stockfeeds, Advantage Feeders, Virbac, Datamars and Pursehouse Rural. Tickets are available now at $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00. Please contact the DSSA office if you would like to purchase a ticket. We also have some great lucky door prizes such as electric fencing from Datamars and a bottle of Tridecton from Virbac.