Cattle - Elders Portal

Ballarat’s Eboni Knights kicks off a career in livestock

Standing high above the pen of stirring cattle, Eboni Knights is at the epicentre of the sale, leaning on the rail alongside the auctioneer as…

Cattle, Corporate

Queensland’s new reef regulations – what you need to know

You’d be hard pressed finding a Queensland farmer who doesn’t love the Great Barrier Reef. It’s a symbol of sorts – grand, beautiful, one of a kind, with an emotional…

Cattle, Cropping, Tech Services

Pre-calving and pre-lambing nutrition for ewes and cows

Now is an important time for breeders to carefully manage nutrition to to ensure less difficulties with lambing/calving, lower mortality rates, and ultimately higher marking…

Animal Health, Cattle, Farm Supplies, Latest News, Sheep

Managing cows and ewes during pregnancy

Has there ever been a better time to have breeding stock? Not in my lifetime. Both the cattle herd and sheep flock are in rebuilding…

Animal Health, Cattle, Farm Supplies, Sheep

Routine check the turning point for cattle station

A meeting to discuss feed tactics proved to be a turning point for a West Australian cattle station. With the property in the grip of severe drought, the station’s owners had called in Thomas Elder…

Cattle, Seasons, Tech Services

Rain + warmth + grass = pests and parasites (win a Polaris)

What a welcome change in the weather patterns that La Nina have brought across most of the country, delivering significant rain events turning the countryside…

Animal Health, Cattle, Seasons, Sheep

Sustained selenium supplementation in cattle & sheep

Sustained selenium supplementation supports good health, productivity and profitability in cattle and sheep. Many parts of Australia including much of coastal southern Australia and up…

Animal Health, Cattle, Farm Supplies, Seasons, Sheep

A persistent alternative to perennial ryegrass

A growing number of graziers from the New England Tablelands to Victoria’s dairy country and across Australia are switching to Hummer tall fescue because it…

Cattle, Seasons

Milk Warming Best Practice

Why should we warm calf milk? As temperatures cool into autumn and through winter, newborn calves lacking the body fat of older calves become particularly…

Cattle, Farm Supplies, Seasons

Marks-Min – Trace Mineral with vitamin B12 in a convenient single dose

What is Marks-Min? Marks-Min is a trace mineral injection for cattle that contains the trace minerals copper, manganese, zinc and selenium along with vitamin B12,…

Animal Health, Cattle, Seasons, Sheep

World’s first dual active cattle drench

Cydectin® Platinum dual active LV pour-on for cattle from Virbac – world first development for Australia Australian cattle producers require more than just highly effective…

Animal Health, Cattle, Farm Supplies, Seasons

Stamina grazing tolerant lucerne with true grazing tolerance

When identifying lucerne cultivars for true grazing tolerance, ensure you choose cultivars that are evaluated here in Australia under the internationally recognised Standard Test Protocol…

Cattle, Farm Supplies, Seasons, Sheep