Nutrition & Animal Health

Same-day on-farm test for sheep footrot moves a step closer

ON-FARM same-day footrot testing is a step closer after successful testing of a new method on several sheep properties across Victoria…Read More

Terry Sim, March 18, 2019

WA releases improved sheep condition scoring app + VIDEO

A NEW improved sheep condition scoring app has been released in Western Australia to help boost productivity in the states sheep meat and wool industry…Read More

Sheep Central, March 18, 2019

More DEXA installations coming in lamb and beef plants

Three new contracts have been signed in recent weeks with lamb processors across Australia for the installation of Dual-Energy X-ray (DEXA) carcase scanning systems, while an additional beef system is also likely to be installed in coming months…Read More

Jon Condon, March 20, 2019

Same-day on-farm test for sheep footrot moves a step closer

ON-FARM same-day footrot testing is a step closer after successful testing of a new method on several sheep properties across Victoria…Read More

Terry Sim, March 18, 2019

WA releases improved sheep condition scoring app + VIDEO

A NEW improved sheep condition scoring app has been released in Western Australia to help boost productivity in the states sheep meat and wool industry…Read More

Sheep Central, March 18, 2019

Animal welfare groups seek new mulesing phase-out timeline from AWI

ANIMAL welfare groups have asked Australian Wool Innovation to implement a more proactive strategy to rapidly phase out surgical mulesing and deal more effectively with flystrike…Read More

Terry Sim, March 15, 2019

Genomics and DNA testing to have $121 million-plus impact by 2029 – Sheep CRC

GENOMICS and DNA testing are estimated to boost the Australian sheep industry’s value to the economy by more than $121 million by 2029, a Sheep CRC-funded analysis has found…Read More

Sheep Central, March 15, 2019

Sheep industry ambassadors selected for New Zealand and world roles

SOUTH Australian farmer Leith Tilley and Victorian research scientist Stephanie Muir are the winners of the 2019 Sheep Industry Ambassador Award…Read More

Sheep Central, March 13, 2019

Lower lamb prices, exclusion fencing and light rain spells opportunity for some

FALLING sheep and lamb prices, exclusion fencing growth and an expected short season providing short-term grazing has prompted limited sheep purchases by Queensland producers…Read More

Terry Sim, March 8, 2019

New leader sows his grassland agenda for southern livestock producers

NEW Grassland Society of Southern Australia president, Hamilton livestock consultant Steve Cotton, says farmers should consider themselves first and foremost as grass growers…Read More

Sheep Central, September 11, 2017

Stocking rate challenge at Grasslands conference this week

NORTH-EAST Victorian farmers will be challenged to increase their stocking rates to improve profitability, at the Grassland Society of Southern Australia’s annual conference at Nagambie this week…Read More

Sheep Central, September 4, 2017

Scanning powers planning for Victorian prime lamb producer

LOWER rainfall in two of the past three years has forced Heywood district prime lamb and beef producer Georgina Gubbins to increase forward management planning…Read More

Sheep Central, August 21, 2017

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