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Drench resistance testing

A study by MLA in 2019 reported that gastrointestinal worms cost the Australian sheep industry $450 million dollars annually. To ensure that you are minimising…

Animal Health, Sheep

Green pick: the awkward transition to winter

A season break signals the start to building the winter feedbase, but the first few weeks of green pick present an awkward time for managing…

Cattle, Livestock, Sheep

Plevna Downs – producing organic wool in the outback

It’s a long way from Quilpie shire in outback Queensland to Europe, but that’s exactly where the organic, non-mulesed wool clip from Plevna Downs is…

Sheep, Wool

GlanEry combines two sheep vaccines in one

Combining two sheep vaccinations in one, Zoetis Australia is about to launch GlanEry 7 in 1 B12. The product is a new formulation that combines…

Animal Health, Seasons, Sheep

Combination vs rotation: the big question in lice management

Fennec’s dual active ingredients – imidacloprid and abamectin, have given producers a new weapon in the war against lice, which costs the industry $120 million…

Animal Health, Seasons, Sheep

Early season fly treatment: Act now to reap benefits throughout the fly season

It seems odd to be discussing blowfly prevention while the days are short and temperatures cold. However, the seasonal nature of fly activity provides a…

Animal Health, Seasons, Sheep

Shearing date a make or break for wool quality

Simply changing the shearing date has lifted Roseville Park Merino Stud’s performance by 10 per cent in wool production, body condition scores and increased lamb…

Animal Health, Sheep

Livestock market review – northern South Australia

As we approach winter, Elders livestock sales manager (northern) Damien Webb takes a look back on the past year and how the livestock markets have been affected…

Cattle, Sheep

Feedlot visit offers insights for advisors

Education and experience was the key focus for a group of upcoming Elders livestock agents and staff who visited Peel Feedlot this month. The site…

Careers, Sheep

Internal parasite alert

Conditions are now ideal for the proliferation of all worm activity. Combine an above average year in 2020, with many areas experiencing an excellent autumn/winter,…

Animal Health, Cattle, Sheep

How much does a ewe eat?

The question of how much does a ewe eat is best broken down into two parts. Elders livestock production advisor Emma Shattock explains how much…

Animal Health, Sheep

Is a Lifetime Ewe Management course right for you?

Are you looking to increase weaning and stocking rates? Then the Lifetime Ewe Management course may be for you. The Lifetime Ewe Management course  is a…

Sheep