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Ewe Management for Optimal Performance

Learn about managing your ewe nutrition for optimal performance, including score conditioning, with Deb Scammell of Talking Livestock.


This interactive workshop will focus on some of the key principles of managing your sheep’s nutritional requirements throughout a production year, whilst maintaining soil cover and preventing soil erosion. The day will cover:

  • Meeting the needs of the ewe through pregnancy and lactation
  • Ewe health management
  • Decision making points for confinement feeding and managing the autumn feed gap
  • Feed budgeting

The workshop will take place outdoors, so please ensure you bring adequate sun protection and wear suitable shoes.


Wednesday 6th March, 2024

8.45am for a 9.00am start to 3.00pm


Wade, Chad and Danielle Nickolls Property, 141 Border Road, Pinnaroo


$55 + booking fee.
The day includes morning tea and lunch.
The full cost of this workshop is $250 per person, which has been heavily reduced thanks to the support of event sponsors.
Numbers are limited for this workshop, so please book early to avoid disappointment.



Sponsored by

This project is supported by the Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board through funding from the landscape levies.


Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board

More Information

Register quickly as places are limited – RSVP 28th February 2024 for catering purposes

For further information contact Dani Nickolls, WoTL Ambassador on 0407 619 092


About your presenter

Deb Scammell Talking Livestock WoTL Workshop Presenter

Deb Scammell – Consultant – Talking Livestock

Deb Scammell is a livestock consultant at Talking Livestock, she assists producers with nutrition and production planning in their sheep and beef enterprises. She consults directly to farmers and runs industry courses and projects. Deb is based in Sevenhill in the Clare Valley.

Prior to starting her own business, Talking Livestock, Deb worked in the commercial nutrition space in several different roles covering technical, sales and national management. Deb has also been involved with sheep genetic programs and DNA, EID technology and extension and sheep research.

Deb graduated from Adelaide University with a Bachelor of Agricultural science with honours in Animal science and has studied ruminant nutrition post-graduation.