Planning is essential during tough times

A LACK OF early planning and preparation for drought is often the main factor leading to management problems for livestock producers. It is essential to develop a sound plan before a drought takes hold, with nominated dates that trigger actions and decisions. This will help maintain environmental, financial, mental and animal health.

Planning is essential during tough times Planning is essential during tough times Planning is essential during tough times Planning is essential during tough times Planning is essential during tough times

Be prepared: Continually assess livestock and pasture conditions so de-stocking can take place before prices and livestock conditions have dropped. Photo: Pamela Lawson

Dry seasons that may or may not extend to droughts are a common feature of Australian climatic conditions.