The drought – learnings from the South

  For the last few months, Leading Sheep has circulated a series of newsletters summarising what Queensland sheep producers have learnt from the drought.  This month we have collated the responses we have received from across the regions to provide a review of the key learnings. Look after yourself, your family and your friends. Plan … Read more

The drought – learnings from the South West

At the end of last year and the beginning of 2020, Leading Sheep circulated a series of newsletters summarising what Queensland sheep producers learnt while facing drought conditions.  We have collated the responses received from across the region to provide a review of the key learnings. Look after yourself, your family and your friends. Plan … Read more

The drought – learnings from the North and Central West

  For the last few months, Leading Sheep has circulated a series of newsletters summarising what Queensland sheep producers have learnt from the drought. As some areas across Queensland have received significant rainfall and pasture response, we now want producers to think about possible management and operational changes they can do to prepare for rain. … Read more

Part 3: Handling Foundations – H Series of Webinars

The H Series of Webinars is a ten-part series aimed at giving new and aspiring sheep producers a leg up into the Queensland sheep industry. The third webinar, ‘Handling Foundations’, covered the benefits of cooperative, well-mannered livestock,  the principals of working sheep in the yards, how to set yourself up for success and tips for … Read more

COVID-19 Shearing Industry Protocols

A 3:36 video produced in collaboration between Australian Wool Innovation and the Shearing Contractors’ Association of Australia demonstrating the protocols on how to run a shed in Australia during the COVID-19 restrictions.  

The drought – much has been learnt already – Summary

  For the last few months, Leading Sheep has circulated a series of newsletters summarising what Queensland sheep producers have learnt from the drought.  This month we have collated the responses we have received from across the regions to provide a review of the key learnings. Look after yourself, your family and your friends. Plan … Read more

The drought – much has been learnt already – Summary

  For the last few months, Leading Sheep has circulated a series of newsletters summarising what Queensland sheep producers have learnt from the drought.  This month we have collated the responses we have received from across the regions to provide a review of the key learnings. Look after yourself, your family and your friends. Plan … Read more

Rain, rain, come again…

With much of the state receiving useful rainfall in the last month Leading Sheep would like to share a friendly reminder about the free resources available through our network. Managing Lush Pasture There are significant risks to sheep health associated with the rapid growth of green feed. When turning sheep from dry areas out on … Read more

The drought – much has been learnt already – December 2019

Valuable lessons have been learnt through the current drought. While one drought will never be the same as the last, Leading Sheep felt we should collate these great learnings whilst they are still fresh in your minds. Noel O’Dempsey, the South Regional Coordinator, will ‘kick the ball off’ by listing what he thinks are his … Read more

The drought – much has been learnt already – October 2019

The drought – much has been learnt already Last month Leading Sheep circulated an e-mail asking for your feedback on what you had learnt from the drought. This was ‘kicked off’ by Noel O’Dempsey, the Leading Sheep South Region Coordinator, who gave what he considered were his three most valuable learnings: Be flexible. Know you … Read more