Tight times for dairy farmers

Tight times for dairy farmers

DECREASING global dairy prices, dry conditions and high input costs are tightening margins for Australia's

Livestock General

17 FEB 2016
Sheep slaughter, exports down in 2015

Sheep slaughter, exports down in 2015

AUSTRALIAN sheep slaughter and live exports both declined in 2015, to 8.49 million head and 1.96M head,

Livestock General

17 FEB 2016
Australian grass fed beef industry set for long-term profitability

Australian grass fed beef industry set for long-term profitability

A ROBUST plan aimed at repositioning the nation's beef industry for long-term profitability has been

Livestock General

17 FEB 2016
WA wild dog plan open for comment

WA wild dog plan open for comment

A DRAFT five-year plan to reduce the impact of wild dogs on farmers in WA has been released for targeted

Livestock General

15 FEB 2016
Making the numbers add up

Making the numbers add up

Matching feed supply to livestock numbers to maximise pasture utilisation is elemental to Jack England's

Livestock General

15 FEB 2016
Taking advantage of heavy rains

Taking advantage of heavy rains

SHEEP producers are encouraged to make the most of green pick in pasture paddocks and self-sown cereals

Livestock General

10 FEB 2016
Safer code of practice needed for vaccinating livestock

Safer code of practice needed for vaccinating livestock

EACH year Australian livestock producers vaccinate thousands of animals without a problem.

Livestock General

03 FEB 2016
Hunt on for rabbit biocontrol release sites in WA

Hunt on for rabbit biocontrol release sites in WA

WESTERN Australian landowners and managers impacted by rabbits are invited to take part in a new national

Livestock General

03 FEB 2016
Passion drives top producers

Passion drives top producers

In some ways profitability can be seen as a choice producers make, according to agricultural economist

Livestock General

03 FEB 2016
Making prime lamb enterprises more profitable

Making prime lamb enterprises more profitable

The best way to become more profitable in prime lamb enterprises is to concentrate on mothering ability, early

Livestock General

01 FEB 2016
Australian eggs crack the Taiwanese market

Australian eggs crack the Taiwanese market

AUSTRALIAN eggs will soon be on the plates of Taiwanese families, with the first consignment of Australian

Livestock General

29 JAN 2016
ADF calls for stronger misuse of market power laws

ADF calls for stronger misuse of market power laws

PEAK dairy industry group Australian Dairy Farmers has called for the Federal Cabinet to adopt stronger

Livestock General

27 JAN 2016
Reaping the benefits of AI in dairy cattle

Reaping the benefits of AI in dairy cattle

A REPORT which analysed the productivity of artificially inseminated cattle has revealed that more investment

Livestock General

27 JAN 2016
MLA research program proposals open for 2016

MLA research program proposals open for 2016

MEAT and Livestock Australia is calling for on-farm research and adoption program proposals for the sheepmeat

Livestock General

25 JAN 2016
Lead poses a hidden danger for humans and animals

Lead poses a hidden danger for humans and animals

Livestock poisoning from the ingestion of toxic chemicals on farms can cause serious animal and production

Livestock General

25 JAN 2016
White paper reveals beef language reforms

White paper reveals beef language reforms

THE prospect of a reformed beef trading language, with the potential to send clear market signals along

Livestock General

22 JAN 2016