Livestock Management Systems

Thursday 20th of July 2017 1pm-4pm

Tintinara War Memorial Hall

Dr. Temple Grandin is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior and a spokesperson for autism.

Dr. Temple Grandin has been instrumental in the development of animal processing and handling systems (includes yard design). Her principles of calm livestock movement and creating calm environments are the foundation for better overall production.

Dr. Grandin’s books include; ~ Livestock Handling and Transport ~ Improving Animal Welfare: A Practical Approach 2nd Edition ~ Humane Livestock Handling – (Understanding Livestock Behavior and Building Facilities for Healthier Animals)  ~ Temple Grandin’s Guide to Working with Farm Animals ~ and the list goes on.


Other Keynote speakers Include

Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA),  Jarrod Lees  Animal handling for better MSA outcome.

Producer engagement officer for Meat Standards Australia for the past 2 years. Studied a Bachelor of Applied Science in Animal Science at The University of Queensland and continued on to work and study heat stress in feedlot and dairy cattle and sheep.

Has been on the Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging Committee for the past 3 years, encouraging and developing young professionals to stay in the meat industry.

Event Timetable

Time Presenter Topic
1pm TRADE MC Welcome
MLA – Jarrod Lees Animal handling for better MSA outcomes
Dr Temple Grandin Yard set ups and livestock management for better outcomes
Dr Temple Grandin Questions / Answers
3:30pm Dr Temple Grandin Book Signing
3:30pm Light refreshments

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