Nutritional management of spring lambing Merinos to rear more lambs. Part 5: Growing lambs to achieve their genetic potential

Dr John Milton talks about how grow lambs to achieve their genetic potential.  John is the Director of Independent Lab Services (a feed analysis and consultancy company) and Associate Professor at the University of Western Australia. (Video length 12:54) This is part five of five in this series on the nutritional management of spring lambing … Read more

Nutritional management of spring lambing Merinos to rear more lambs. Part 3: Hold ewes about condition score 3 during pregnancy

Dr John Milton talks about the importance of holding ewes about condition score 3 during pregnancy to rear more lambs.  John is the Director of Independent Lab Services (a feed analysis and consultancy company) and Associate Professor at the University of Western Australia. (Video length 4:03) This is part three of five in this series … Read more

VIDEO: Getting into the wool industry – a shearer’s view

Barcaldine’s Andrew Ross is candid when asked why he became a shearer? It was about money, and he jokingly adds, proving to his mum he could endure the heat and hard work.  The young tradie from western Queensland was a qualified cabinet maker, before he opted to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a … Read more

VIDEO: Exclusion fencing tips from producers

Ben Banks “Rivington” Blackall and David Owens “Somerset” Longreach provide some tips for successful planning and erection of an exclusion fence. In particular they talk about the importance of preparation and fencing across creeks and watercourses (Video length 4 minutes 33 seconds).