Keeping pace with climate
‘‘It’s like putting pasture plants in a time machine and taking them to climate conditions that are predicted for the future.’’
Resilient beef and sheep prices have provided a dose of relief for many farming enterprises amidst a severe drought across most of eastern Australia.
Livestock producers around Mansfield are invited to attend a free workshop that will address key tips and tools to manage livestock health and biosecurity.
Ongoing drought in many production areas of Australia combined with unprecedented flooding in north-west Queensland in February has resulted in the largest drop in the national herd in decades, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s Cattle Industry Projections April update.
Livestock producers who are using alternative feed sources as a strategy to manage dry seasonal conditions are urged to be aware of potential risks.
With the Australian cattle herd at a 20-year low, this year’s beef market will be heavily influenced by seasonal conditions, with a strong upside if seasons improve, according to a new industry report.
South Australia’s decades-old dog fence is set for a $25million upgrade under a re-elected Coalition government.
Do you know what is laying around on your property that could be toxic to your livestock?
DNA testing will be used in the fight to save the Barmah brumbies, with supporters saying new analysis proves the horses are a unique breed.
Eye cancer, a tumour on the eyelid or eyeball, is the most common form of cancer in cattle, and in the early stages can be mis-identified as pink-eye.
Yambuna stud Redgums Red Angus has tasted success on its first trip to the Sydney Royal Easter Show, winning Champion Interbreed Bull last Monday.
The Ogden family from Wanalta has once again dug deep to support the Royal Children’s Hospital, donating 10 lambs for sale last week.
DataGene is on the lookout for dairy farmers who keep meticulous records to join Ginfo, the industry’s national reference group for genetic information.
Researchers from Western Sydney University have found a new, non-invasive way to detect pregnancy in Merino sheep through the analysis of reproductive hormones in wool.
A man has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed in Shepparton this morning. Police are investigating with crime scenes on Corio St and Johnston St cordoned off. “It is understood a 48-year-old man returned to his Johnson...
A man has died and another was being airlifted to hospital following a motorcycle collision in Shepparton East this morning. Police believe two motorbikes collided on Coach Rd near the Midland Highway just after 12.30am. One male rider, who police...
A 24-year-old Shepparton man was arrested on Saturday evening in relation to a number of offenses. The man was charged with theft, evading police, reckless conduct, dangerous driving, drug possession and a number of other offenses. The incident took...