Closing the feed gap
Filling the pasture-based feed gap during winter can be a real inhibitor of profitability for many beef operations in the southern regions of Australia, according to a 2017 Nuffield scholar.
An overhaul of Australia’s $18billion red meat and livestock industry has drawn one step closer, following the release of a Green Paper with options for the future of the sector including the role of live exports and manufacturing.
Australian lamb slaughter is forecast to reach its lowest level since 2012 as poor conditions that impacted 2018 are expected to continue to affect sheepmeat supply this year, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s 2019 Sheep Industry Projections.
A polled cow out of a ‘‘very good imported cow family from overseas’’ topped the Fountaindale Farms Complete Dispersal Sale on Friday.
A world-first study is trialling smart technology to monitor behaviour, physiological and epigenetic changes in Merino sheep production.
Australia’s national beef cattle herd is expected to fall to its lowest level since the mid-1990s, as ongoing dry conditions persist across many key cattle production areas.
A boost of up to nine per cent in weaning weights can be achieved in steers out of Angus females simply by switching to a Hereford bull, according to new Herefords Australia research.
Providing livestock with shade and water during extreme heat is ‘‘paramount’’ according to an owner of a northern Victorian veterinary practice.
Brian and Wayne Mobbs, of High Spa Angus in Daylesford, are hoping 2019 is a kinder year to all in terms of weather and market conditions.
A half-day forum delivering practical tools and information for sheep producers will be held at Birchip, Deniliquin and Benalla next month.
The Red Meat Advisory Council has announced five new members of the Sustainability Steering Group to drive implementation of the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework.
The Victorian Government has established a planning support program to assist small-scale pig and poultry producers obtain a land use planning permit under the 2018 planning reforms for animal industries.
After celebrating success at the recent Victorian Limousin On-Farm Challenge, Mistletoe Limousins is now preparing for 2019 Beef Week.
After establishing Black Diamond Speckle Park five years ago with just five females and a bull, the Macorna-based stud has gone from strength-to-strength.
Tarcombe Herefords is no stranger to Beef Week and the RASV Heifer Challenge, as the stud looks to repeat its 2017 challenge victory.
TR has not only claimed the 2019 Southern 80, but has done so in style.
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