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Nutrition and temperament key to MSA success
Nutrition and temperament key to MSA success

Eighteen years after registering as Meat Standards Australia-accredited beef producers, Ross and Colin Coyle have narrowed down the two factors they think are key contributors to...

Farm production to fall following record breaking year

The gross value of Australian farm production is forecast to fall almost 9 per cent to $58 billion in 2017–18, primarily reflecting a decline in crop...

Sex ratio of lambs linked to maternal nutrition
Sex ratio of lambs linked to maternal nutrition

Sheep producers may soon have the ability to influence the sex ratio of lambs by manipulating maternal nutrition around the time of conception, with new research...

Online survey for sheep producers
Online survey for sheep producers

There’s a call for sheep producers to take part in a survey as part of research to better understand and improve animal health and biosecurity practices. ...

Southern livestock industry calls for change
Southern livestock industry calls for change

Victorian cattle producers are demanding a crackdown on anti-competitive behaviour across the livestock supply chain following the release of a landmark Senate report that slammed the...

Another Workplace Agreement on Pork CRC Industry Placement Program
Another Workplace Agreement on Pork CRC Industry Placement Program

Veterinarian Stephanie Nicholas, who commenced work in Western Australia this week with Portec Veterinary Services, is the latest in a long line of Pork CRC Industry...

Aussie dollar forecast lower

The Australian dollar continued to strengthen against the US dollar into early September 2017, supported by ongoing US dollar weakness. Since the start of 2017, the...

Sheep slaughter soars

Slaughter Lamb slaughter in July 2017 totalled just over 1.65 million head– 9% higher than year-ago levels. Numbers processed for the year-to-date (January-July 2017) remain 4% lower...

Pasture data now at producers’ fingertips

For the first time, southern livestock producers will have access to quantitative data about the performance of pasture varieties at their fingertips, with the launch of...

Drench weaned lambs
Drench weaned lambs

Sheep producers have been urged to drench lambs at weaning in 2017, with unusually high reports of worm burdens and subsequent scouring in flocks from the...

Pork CRC digesting eating quality research findings
Pork CRC digesting eating quality research findings

By Pork CRC CEO Dr Roger Campbell. Pork CRC has invested a lot in improving the eating quality of pork and I believe eating quality is more...

Calf survival checklist
Calf survival checklist

Two-thirds of calf losses in northern Australia could be occurring within a week of birth, as evidenced in research on Beef CRC herds. (more…)...