Nutrition & Animal Health

Red meat objects to sustainability element in dietary guidelines

THE red meat industry has called on the Federal Government to scrap plans to introduce an environmental sustainability element of the national dietary guidelines…Read More

Sheep Central, February 21, 2024

Feedgrain Focus: Prices soften amid thin export demand

NORTHERN markets for wheat and barley have dropped this week amid lacklustre export demand and comfortable coverage for domestic consumers…Read More

Liz Wells, February 12, 2024

Livestock SA seeks producer views on footrot management

SOUTH Australian sheep producers have until 15 January next year to have their say on footrot management in the state via an online survey…Read More

Sheep Central, December 15, 2023

Victoria to host national fodder conference and field day

AUSTRALIA’S leading fodder field day and conference – the 2023 FODDERGANZA — will be held in the Goldfields region of Victoria next month…Read More

Sheep Central, July 31, 2023

Carbon neutrality is goal of sheep supplement study

RESEARCH to define how methane-reducing supplements can be fed to sheep efficiently in paddocks is aimed at helping Australia’s flocks achieve carbon neutrality…Read More

Sheep Central, March 21, 2023

How much downgraded grain will end up in feedlots this year?

THE winter grain harvest has once again been plagued by consistent wet weather and flooding, with high yields and plenty of downgrades reported across large areas. By all reports, most..Read More

Eric Barker, December 16, 2022

Footrot checks extended to feedlot lambs in WA

WESTERN Australia’s Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is extending footrot surveillance in abattoirs to include feedlot lamb lines this year…Read More

Sheep Central, November 9, 2021

Ewe and lamb survival tools are webinar focus

TOOLS to optimise ewe and lamb survival and manage risk will be outlined in a webinar next week…Read More

Sheep Central, April 14, 2021

Barbers pole worm explosion prompts NSW sheep flock warning

SHEEP on some New South Wales northern tablelands properties have been killed by barber’s pole worm infestations only two weeks after drenching, prompting a call for increased flock monitoring…Read More

Sheep Central, March 10, 2021

Bianca is milking Merinos for her latest research project

MERINO milk quality and its impact on ram reproductive potential is the next project of University of Adelaide researcher Bianca Agenbag…Read More

Sheep Central, March 5, 2021

New WA feed mill to target sheep and cattle pellet market

A NEW feed mill is to be built at Cuballing in the Western Australian wheatbelt to supply 180,000 tonnes per year of pellets for sheep and cattle…Read More

Liz Wells, Grain Central, February 24, 2021

Sheep hardest hit by cat diseases costing up to $12m annually

DISEASES spread by feral cats can cost Australian agriculture up to almost $12 million each year and sheep producers can be the hardest hit, new research has found…Read More

Sheep Central, December 4, 2020

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