Managing Merino ewe lambs to conceive and rear lambs

Managing Merino ewe lambs to conceive and rear lambs

Turning to ewe lambs to increase flock numbers is not the answer for everyone, but Glendemar principal

Sheep

25 JUL 2012
Twice the potential from twice the shearing

Twice the potential from twice the shearing

As wool producers continue to build their flocks on better seasons and wool prices, there is growing

Sheep

18 JUL 2012
Management training keeps ewes profitable

Management training keeps ewes profitable

A ground-breaking livestock production course, conducted on-farm, is helping sheep producers boost profitability

Sheep

11 JUL 2012
Getting back to the pure wool business

Getting back to the pure wool business

Victorian woolgrower Geoff Fisken survived years of drought by diversifying his wool enterprise into

Sheep

06 JUL 2012
Wool forecast clipped by bad conditions

Wool forecast clipped by bad conditions

The national flock is growing, but bad weather in the eastern states and some serious animal health issues

Sheep

29 JUN 2012
Getting the drop on worm resistance

Getting the drop on worm resistance

Drench-resistance work, which started almost a decade ago in Western Australia, is proving its worth

Sheep

22 JUN 2012
Future ewe foundation of national flock

Future ewe foundation of national flock

Researcher Dr Mark Ferguson is helping guide not just the next generation, but the long-term future of

Sheep

06 JUN 2012
Soft approach delivers some strong results

Soft approach delivers some strong results

The Wilkinson family's Challara is all about Merino sheep, but the results they have been able to achieve

Sheep

16 MAY 2012
From latest trend to the traditional

From latest trend to the traditional

After trying crossbreds, and then making a compromise with Dohnes, Matt Taylor turned back to the pure

Sheep

02 MAY 2012
Genomics to take Merinos to next level

Genomics to take Merinos to next level

Genomics could provide the Merino industry with its next big leap forward and extensive research is now

Sheep

20 APR 2012
Trials show trained Merinos can teach others

Trials show trained Merinos can teach others

Having shown Merino sheep can be trained to respond to a combination of sights and sounds, researchers

Sheep

20 APR 2012
SRS still rolling along

SRS still rolling along

Dr Jim Watts has devoted almost 40 years to creating what hebelieves will prove to be the true Australian

Sheep

07 MAR 2012
WA lamb production now crucial

WA lamb production now crucial

Still struggling off the back of the 2010 drought, which saw sheep numbers in Western Australia plummet,

Sheep

07 MAR 2012

Genetic key to doubling net profits

With one of southern Australia's premier wool and meat events getting ready to kick-off, more than 60

Sheep

16 FEB 2012

Trials track use of shelter by sheep

With increased shearing of ewes just before lambing, many breeds, including Merinos, become more susceptible

Sheep

31 JAN 2012

Getting right mix gets right results

Managing risk in Victoria's variable climate is anything but a straightforward business. Farming Ahead

Sheep

31 JAN 2012

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