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Sheep update – June 2022

At a glance Lamb prices increase again in June driven by low supply ahead of new season lambs. Cold weather has impacted pasture growth in…

Sheep

Optimising reproductive performance in stock

Trace mineral supplementation as a nutritional strategy is an important economic decision for cattle and sheep operations. All minerals, and in particular phosphorus, directly raise…

Animal Health, Cattle, Seasons, Sheep

Weaning and the importance of trace minerals

Weaning is one of the highest demand periods for livestock. High rainfall can lead to large amounts of green feed becoming available for livestock. Despite…

Animal Health, Seasons, Sheep

Exit drenches for long-acting injections and capsules in sheep

Long-acting drenches are a popular treatment choice with many sheep farmers at lambing. If long-acting treatments are used, it should be noted that resistance to…

Animal Health, Seasons, Sheep

Sheep update – late May 2022

At a glance Lamb prices begin to balance out as supply dries up heading into winter. Parts of South Australia remain unseasonably dry, hoping for…

Sheep

Sheep update – May 2022

At a glance Lamb prices ease further as supply remains elevated due to limited processing capacity. The autumn break arrives for most southern sheep graziers…

Sheep

Introducing Andrew Hodgson: shedding sheep specialist

Elders is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Hodgson, WA Stud Shedding Sheep Specialist. This not only continues Elders’ commitment to the shedding sheep…

Careers, Sheep

Sheep update – April 2022

At a glance Lamb and mutton prices ease further as processors clear supply against a backdrop of staff disruptions. Cold fronts to begin from 18…

Sheep

Green future for Elders WA’s first RWS clip

Elders are pleased to have recently offered for sale the clip of Green Grove Valley (GGV), their first West Australian client to achieve Responsible Wool Standard…

Sheep, Wool

Sheep update – March 2022

At a glance ABARES forecasts a 5pc increase in average lamb prices in 2022/23, increasing to 934 c/kg cwt. Lamb prices ease across the country…

Sheep

Troy Animal Health continues Aussie Helpers partnership

Troy Animal Health is continuing their partnership with charity Aussie Helpers, donating $5 from every drum of AVENGE + FLY purchased between 1 February and…

Animal Health, Seasons, Sheep

Is your current sheep drench really working?

Australian sheep producers spent almost $104 million in the last 12 months on drenches to manage internal parasites.1 Unfortunately, many of these drenches are no…

Animal Health, Seasons, Sheep