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Know your winter feed gap

Each year across our region, there is a period of time when pasture quality does not meet livestock energy requirements. The length of this period depends predominantly on seasonal conditions and stocking rates. Did you know that this period of time is known as your feed gap and it can happen multiple times throughout the…
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CISS welcomes the growing call for strategic feral pig management across Australia

With the growing risk of African Swine Fever entering Australia and decimating our $5 billion a year pork industry, the National Farmers’ Federation called on governments to act immediately to control Australia’s 24 million-strong feral pig population. If left uncontrolled and uncontained, feral pigs could be a major vector of this exotic disease, not currently…
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