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Lamb survival and dystocia

Lamb survival is a hot topic among producers and researchers alike. Elders livestock production advisor Emma Shattock has the latest on how to lift lamb survival rates. Research…

Animal Health, Sheep, Tech Services

Play hard ball on brucellosis and Barbers Pole

With many flocks in the rebuild phase, now is the time to check ram testicles, pasture quality, take action to minimise Barbers Pole and plan for transitions to…

Animal Health, Sheep

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

Farmer sends sheep into Alestar accredited malt barley and still gets a harvest

Alestar barley was given full Malt status just a few weeks ago and Murray Bridge mixed farmer Andrew Willis says he believes it may also…

Cropping, Farm Supplies, 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

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

It’s time to take a stand against resistant sheep lice

Animal health advisors are urged to encourage sheep and wool producers to adopt effective rotation programs to maintain the efficacy of all available sheep lousicides.…

Animal Health, Farm Supplies, Seasons, Sheep

Optimise conception rates with Blueprint® Lift

Correct management of stock prior to joining has a large influence on the conception rates of your flock. Ewe nutrition is key to joining success.…

Animal Health, Latest News, 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

Fennec doubles down on lice protection

Combination worm control has been widely accepted as a worm management tool for sheep producers for some time, but there has not been a combination…

Farm Supplies, Sheep

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

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