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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

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

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

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

Keep your eyes on this

A short summary of key factors to keep an eye on in red meat markets during the 2021 season. Cattle Market Global cattle vs domestic…

Cattle, Latest News, Seasons, Sheep, Tech Services, Wool

What can you gain from an early weaning program?

Early weaning is a management practice that can help improve the health and productivity of calves and lambs. There is a common misconception that early…

Farm Supplies, Livestock, Wool

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,…

Farm Supplies, Latest News, Livestock

Copper injection set to improve health of sheep

Livestock benefit significantly from supplementation of trace minerals during critical times such as before joining, after transport, and at weaning, due to increased demands of…

Farm Supplies, Livestock

Strategic fly control – the best way into Spring

The seasonal nature of fly activity provides unique opportunities for strategic control that can significantly reduce fly pressure and reduce the risk of flystrike. Treating sheep early…

Farm Supplies, Latest News, Livestock

Mandatory EID an opportunity to increase productivity

With livestock electronic identification (EID) now mandatory in Victoria and end of financial year looming close, producers are encouraged to ensure they have the most…

Latest News, Livestock

Elders backs campaign to Breed More Merino Ewes

Elders is proud to announce its partnership with the Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders (AASMB) as Gold Sponsor for the Breed More Merino Ewes…

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