Salt boosts lamb growth rates on Lucerne

Salt supplement helps Lucerne fed lambs.

20 FEB 2019

Sheep

Salt boosts lamb growth rates on Lucerne
Salt boosts lamb growth rates on Lucerne
Salt boosts lamb growth rates on Lucerne
Salt boosts lamb growth rates on Lucerne

Wellard revenue up to almost $190 million

Wellard's latest finance report has the company with revenues of almost $190 million.

18 FEB 2019

Sheep

Wellard revenue up to almost $190 million
Wellard revenue up to almost $190 million
Wellard revenue up to almost $190 million

New lamb definition expected by July

Rules on when lamb becomes hogget to change.

06 FEB 2019

Sheep

New lamb definition expected by July
New lamb definition expected by July

Controversial live export footage questioned

Questions are being asked about live export footage showing cruelty to animals.

18 JAN 2019

Sheep

Controversial live export footage questioned

Virtual auctions have virtues

The online auction space is becoming more popular

16 JAN 2019

Sheep

Virtual auctions have virtues
Virtual auctions have virtues

Overweight bales campaign gets industry support

Impact and cost of overweight bales to be highlighted.

16 JAN 2019

Sheep

Overweight bales campaign gets industry support
Overweight bales campaign gets industry support

Lessons from the drought - early weaning

Weaning young calves over 7-10 days.

23 JAN 2019

Beef

Lessons from the drought - early weaning
Lessons from the drought - early weaning
Lessons from the drought - early weaning
Lessons from the drought - early weaning

Canola meal provides a boost in grassfed markets

Feeding canola meal may also increase the Omega-3 levels in the plasma in the beef.

21 JAN 2019

Beef

Canola meal provides a boost in grassfed markets
Canola meal provides a boost in grassfed markets
Canola meal provides a boost in grassfed markets

New standard for grain fed cattle announced

The new GFF Standard means farmers can feed the cattle grain for 35 days and reap the benefits.

12 DEC 2018

Beef

New standard for grain fed cattle announced

Live export a must for cattle producers

Research shows up to half of all live cattle export revenue is retained by the producer.

03 DEC 2018

Beef

Live export a must for cattle producers
Live export a must for cattle producers

Compare the relative value of bulls for the best results

It pays to compare bulls in terms of their breeding values.

26 NOV 2018

Beef

Compare the relative value of bulls for the best results
Compare the relative value of bulls for the best results

Slaughter rates up as drought continues

This year saw high numbers of cows slaughtered.

26 NOV 2018

Beef

Slaughter rates up as drought continues
Slaughter rates up as drought continues

Report on heat stress open for comment

The draft report aims to develop a new approach to heat stress.

Report on heat stress open for comment
Report on heat stress open for comment
Report on heat stress open for comment
Report on heat stress open for comment

Smart tongue can help with detection

The CSIRO has developed an artificial tongue to help with the detection of lactose.

Smart tongue can help with detection
Smart tongue can help with detection
Smart tongue can help with detection

New app delivers daily sheep and cattle pricing

Easy access day-to-day livestock prices from across the country.

New app delivers daily sheep and cattle pricing
New app delivers daily sheep and cattle pricing

Producers urged to stay focused on biosecurity

Producers share a responsibility to protect Australian livestock from the introduction and spread of

Producers urged to stay focused on biosecurity

Smart ear tags created

A new ear tag is now available which can act like a Fit Bit for cattle.

Smart ear tags created
Smart ear tags created

Biosecurity staff to be trained to common standard across Australia

Certificate in Biosecurity Response Operations will assist responses to biosecurity emergencies

Biosecurity staff to be trained to common standard across Australia
Biosecurity staff to be trained to common standard across Australia

Updated Serrated Tussock guide released

Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Group releases new guide.

11 JAN 2019

Pastures

Updated Serrated Tussock guide released
Updated Serrated Tussock guide released
Updated Serrated Tussock guide released
Updated Serrated Tussock guide released

New perennial forage legume released

Commercial quantities of tedera var. Lanza seed to be harvested this month.

12 DEC 2018

Pastures

New perennial forage legume released
New perennial forage legume released
New perennial forage legume released

Probe network up and running in Victoria

Soil moisture probes will help pasture production in Victoria.

30 NOV 2018

Pastures

Probe network up and running in Victoria

New legume released in Western Australia

Tedera seed available for commercial distribution in autumn 2019

24 OCT 2018

Pastures

New legume released in Western Australia
New legume released in Western Australia

Forage oat with enhanced yield developed in Queensland

A new high-yielding forage oat crop variety has been released.

10 AUG 2018

Pastures

Forage oat with enhanced yield developed in Queensland
Forage oat with enhanced yield developed in Queensland

$2.2 million to boost Australian export fodder productivity

The Export Fodder industry has been given a substantial research boost.

01 AUG 2018

Pastures

$2.2 million to boost Australian export fodder productivity
$2.2 million to boost Australian export fodder productivity