Sheep and Wool Challenge Competition 2017

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

Fact sheet – Turning reproductive potential into reality

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

Leading Sheep is on Facebook

   Like Leading Sheep on Facebook! Leading Sheep now have a Facebook presence, so please jump on and like our page, share our post and keep up to date with all of the latest Queensland sheep industry information. https://www.facebook.com/leadingsheep/ This email was sent on behalf of the Leading Sheep project. Click here to find out … Read more

Around the Camp: Australian Wool / classroom resources / cluster fencing applications / worms, lice and blowflies

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

Flock talk July 2015 – supplementary feeding

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 March 2015 – reproduction success

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.