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Fence boosts Angus stocking rates

The strength of new fencing technology has boosted the productivity of New South Wales cattle producer Ken O’Brien’s property near Barham, preventing hundreds of kangaroos from destroying his 32 hectares of irrigated clover and rye grass. “We’ve now been able to increase our stocking rate by one-third, as the fencing has improved our pasture dramatically,”…
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Fencing protects vegetation and improves herd performance

Native vegetation can provide valuable on-farm environmental outcomes, but on the flipside can also pose as a serious management challenge for livestock breeding operations. Like many cattle producers, Andrew Richardson, found heavily vegetated areas on his property to be not only a haven for wildlife but also for cows hiding new-borns, placing both the calves’…
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