Flock talk published in the Queensland Country Life on the 25th September 2014 containing articles on: Leading Sheep – Showcasing sheep Maximising lambs weaned by Dr John Milton, Independent Lab Services Correct bonding is essential for successful guard donkesy by the McLeish family in south east Queensland. Click here to view these articles.
This presentation was prepared and presented by Bruce McLeish at a predator control field day in Inglewood (November 2013). Bruce is the Queensland and New South Wales Wool Manager for Elders Rural Services. He is also a commercial sheep and wool producer with wife Angela and his father at ‘Warahgai’, Karara. In this presentation Bruce … Read more
Leading Sheep recently canvassed producers who have been using Donkeys as Guardian Animals for different lengths of time and asked them to list the 3 key things that they would tell people going into donkeys for the first time. The responses were: Producer 1 We consider bonding the most important aspect of the whole program. … Read more
Hear from both producers and researchers who have experience with using donkeys as guardian animals to protect livestock. The presenters include: Andrew Martin “Toolmaree”, Tambo Bruce McLeish ” Warahgai”, Karara David Jenkins Charles Sturt University, NSW This webinar was recorded on the 14th December 2011.
Predator control information Is eID for you? Ewe mortality is decreased with improved condition Upcoming events eBulletins 1. Predator control information If you haven’t been on the Leading Sheep website recently it might be time to check it out as there are a range of resources on there covering a number of topics. Below is … Read more
One of the things that people have been telling us at Leading Sheep is that there is a shortage of trappers and when they want a trapper they can’t find one. So we have compiled a list of trappers that we know of (and others have told us about) whom are willing to work in … Read more
Welcome to the October edition of ‘Around the Camp’. We would firstly like to make a correction from the ‘Breech Strike Prevention – an update’ email that was sent on the 9th September, it should have read “Meloxicam will be on the market in late 2014 /early 2015 for use in cattle. Currently registration is pending with AVPMA for use … Read more
Welcome to the March edition of ‘Around the Camp’, hopefully the recent rain has been of some benefit for people in the western parts of the state. For those who were lucky enough to receive some good falls, Leading Sheep encourages you to be mindful of worms and flystrike. Take a moment and have a read of … Read more
Check out some photo’s from the Predator Control Field Day, Leading Sheep held in Longreach last month. We had over 200 people attend which was fantastic. Participants heard information on coordinated control, guardian animals (Donkeys & Maremmas) and exclusion fencing. There were also around 17 companies there displaying all … Read more
Welcome once again to our 2nd edition of “Around the Camp”, which is our monthly update of sheep industry information and events. As I mentioned last time feel free to forward me anything that you think others might be interested in. Alternatively if you have any feedback or suggestions for how we could improve this … Read more