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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…

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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…

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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

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

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

Pioneering on-farm program returns positive results

A pioneering on-farm program is returning positive results for livestock health and fertility rates across the country. Virbac’s Multimin Performance Ready Challenge, is focused on…

Animal Health, 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

Monitoring worm burdens in cattle

Monitoring worm burdens through worm egg count tests in cattle following the recent break in the season. Recent rainfall and warmer conditions means that worm…

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In Your Corner: The White’s story

For Don and Kelly White, entering the cattle farming business was inevitable: “I can’t remember it not [ever] being cattle”, Don said. “He’s been chasing…

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Winter weight management for young livestock

The management of weaners, particularly ewe and heifer weaners, is often neglected in dry seasons, having profound implications on future reproductive performance. Leading into winter,…

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The Week That Was – Beef Australia 2018

A sea of red and a crowd of friendly faces greeted guests to the Elders Pavilion at Beef Australia 2018 this month, where Rockhampton hosted…

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