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Secrets of cow emotions

Cows that pass you on the right might be giving you the “evil eye”, according to an international study that could help cattle breeders reduce animal stress and anxiety levels.

Thursday daily cattle summary

Information sourced from MLA. Dalby cattle throughput declined 14%, to 4,113 head. A fair panel of buyers operated in a generally cheaper market compared to the previous...

Thursday daily sheep summary

Information sourced from MLA. At CTLX Carcoar, lamb numbers increased 31% to 11,100 head. Trade and light weight drafts made up the bulk of the yarding, with a...

Wednesday daily sheep summary

Lamb throughput at Forbes increased 48%, to 37,850 head. Quality across most categories was mixed, with a good supply of both well finished and plainer secondary...

Wednesday daily cattle summary

At Roma Store, cattle yardings increased 31% to 5,849 head. Cooler conditions allowed a larger offering of stock, with quality continuing to vary throughout all categories. ...

New LTEM App v2 reaches for cloud
New LTEM App v2 reaches for cloud

The latest version of the popular Lifetime Ewe Management (LTEM) smartphone app is now available with various updated features. (more…)...

Tuesday daily cattle summary

At Toowoomba, cattle numbers declined 6%, to 1,146 head. Despite a similar yarding, quality varied across most classes, reflective of the mostly cheaper trend. A fair panel of...

Tuesday daily sheep summary

At Dubbo, lamb throughput increased 56% to 23,120 head. Trade and heavy weight drafts continued to be well supplied, with a much plainer yarding on offer overall....

NFF reminds households to switch to SkyMuster before deadline

The Regional, Rural and Remote Communications Coalition is urging the approximately 1200 households who have not yet switched from the Interim Satellite Service (ISS) to the...

Pork CRC commercialisation advances
Pork CRC commercialisation advances

Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC) Manager, Commercialisation and Research Impact, Charles Rikard-Bell, has confirmed that a pipeline of products is being...

Government investment drives productivity gains for rural transporters
Government investment drives productivity gains for rural transporters

Federal Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke Hartsuyker, recognised the vital importance of government investment in roads and infrastructure to aid Australia’s hard working...

Stock and horse owners reminded of annual ryegrass toxicity risk in feed
Stock and horse owners reminded of annual ryegrass toxicity risk in feed

The Department of Agriculture and Food has urged Western Australian horse and other livestock owners to be aware of the risk of annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT)...

Friday daily cattle summary

Cattle throughput at Dubbo declined 32%, to 3,210 head. Quality was good across all lines, with a solid selection of prime cattle on offer. (more…)...