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Opportunities abound for the next generation in agriculture

As a southwest Western Australian local, Georgia Adams has spent her life amongst livestock. She has fond memories of helping her dad on their mixed…

Careers, Livestock

Vaccinating sheep: techniques and tips

Where is the best place to vaccinate sheep? What length needle should I use? These are the questions that a recent research study by Zoetis,…

Animal Health, Sheep

Lamb marking: best practice tail length

It is just one of the many jobs to do over the marking cradle, but tail docking continues to be one that requires particular attention…

Animal Health

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

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

Green feed problems

Green feed is usually an excellent source of food for your stock, but it can cause problems. Rob Inglis, Elders Livestock Production Manager, Wagga Wagga…

Animal Health, Cattle, Sheep