With maximum temperatures comfortably exceeding 40 degrees Celsius in most of the Western region, and with the forecast for more of the same, Western Local Land Services is reminding producers about steps that should be taken to minimise heat stress on livestock.
Recent media interest in the animal and human health risks associated with keeping backyard poultry has revealed the need for improved biosecurity education.
A loose ram wandering an outer suburb of Canberra may have captured the imaginations of local residents, but has prompted a reminder to sheep producers about the importance of a good fence.
If you keep livestock on your block or in your backyard, you need to register for a Property Identification Code (PIC).
AWI has reaffirmed its ongoing funding and commitment to the company’s Community Wild Dog Control Initiative following its success and uptake from wool growers since the program’s launch.
WA’s northern pastoralists will have access to a new round of Business Improvement Grants (BIG) to boost their cattle operations.
A Grassland Society MLA Pasture Update at Willaura will show how paddock and flock management can improve lambing percentages.
Sheep Producers Australia is on the hunt for images showcasing the people, sustainability, innovation and best practice management of the Australian sheep industry as part of the 2018 stockTAKE Photography Competition.
Livestock SA has welcomed the announcement by SA Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone that the SA Government will deliver the equivalent of two full time wild dog trappers to protect South Australia’s $4.7 billion livestock industry.
The Northern Rivers area of New South Wales is primed and ready for one of the biggest events on the calendar, Casino Beef Week, supported by $1 million in Federal Government funding.