FORMER World Organisation for Animal Health director Sarah Kahn will lead the team overseeing Western Australia’s animal welfare regulatory changes.
A CALL for prompt reporting of sudden deaths in livestock around Swan Hill has been repeated by Agriculture Victoria as it prepares for an anthrax information session for sheep farmers next week.
FARMERS are being urged to report unexplained sheep deaths after further cases of anthrax were reported in the Swan Hill area. Five sheep deaths from anthrax have been confirmed across four adjacent properties.
A tightening in lamb numbers heading into winter contributed to a substantial decline in numbers offered on AuctionsPlus last week.
Anthrax has been identified as the cause of death on a Victorian farm where a number of sheep have died suddenly.
GOAT musterers rounded up the sheep producers at the 12th annual Jerilderie Working Dog Auction at the weekend, driving Kelpie prices to record levels.
WESTERN Australian sheep producers have been urged to drench all their sheep now and monitor flocks for flystrike after heavy falls of unseasonal rain across the state in recent weeks.
The majority of Australian business managers are putting staff acquisition, staff retention and professional development for their staff at the top of their priority list for 2017, a recent survey has shown. Here’s eight areas that people managers across agriculture can focus on to achieve it.
LIVE export vessel Al Shuwaikh was forced to delay its departure from Port Adelaide for three days after completing engine repairs last Sunday.
SHEEP producers will be able to assist in Queensland research into smart sensors to prevent and detect livestock theft, although the initial CQUniversity project will focus on cattle.