Accuracy and speed of record keeping were the key reasons for Traprock grazier Bim Goodrich to start using electronic identification (EID) tags in his sheep flock, and he is happy with the results. The producer from south east Queensland said EID tags have allowed him to improve control of his stud flock information and as … Read more
10th World Merino Conference Wild Dog Mapping Pregnancy Scanning Ewes Farm Management Grants Upcoming events eBulletins 1. 10th World Merino Conference Uruguay will host the 10th WORLD MERINO CONFERENCE to be held from 7th to 15th April 2018 in Uruguay, with tours visiting the major Merino studs in the country as well as show and … Read more
Agribusiness CEO Mentoring program Leading Sheep is offering financial assistance to eight Queensland wool producers to attend the Agribusiness CEO mentoring program. What is the Agribusiness CEO Mentoring program? The Agribusiness CEO Mentoring Program runs over 12 months and will help you to create the business that meets your needs. Connect with industry specialists, in … Read more
The Sheep and Wool Challenge is on, so it’s time to get your creative juices flowing! We want you to create a short, entertaining video showing a solution to a Queensland sheep and wool industry issue. Click here to view the flyer. What is it? The Sheep and Wool Challenge was designed to showcase innovative … Read more
This fact sheet, written by Jason Trompf, highlights the following key points for turning reproductive potential into reality and improving lamb survival: target lamb survival rates factors contributing to and ultimate causes of lamb loss critical success factors for lamb survival including: proactive management of ewe condition score tight and effective joining lengths of six … Read more
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Welcome to the April edition of ‘Around the Camp’. This edition includes short videos highlighting the source of Australian Wool (including a Queensland sheep producing family), the newsletter also features a range of educational resources for students, cluster fence funding and all the information you need to know on worms, flies and lice. As usual, if … Read more
Welcome to the August edition of ‘Around the Camp’. In this edition you will find a wide variety of articles from the latest in trialling drones to a new website that helps match rams to your businesses breeding objectives. As always if you have any suggestions for articles or feedback then please let us know. New RamSelect … Read more
Flock talk published in the Queensland Country Life on the 30th July 2015 containing articles on: Valuable lessons in drought feeding by the Agar family in south west Queensland Choosing the best nutrition supplement: urea or energy by Desiree Jackson of Desiree Jackson Livestock Management. Click here to view these articles.
Flock talk published in the Queensland Country Life on the 26th March 2015 containing articles on: continuous improvement at Blackall Sheep operation by the Banks family in central west Queensland keys to reproduction success by Dr Noel O’Dempsey, “Linallie” Texas. Click here to view these articles.