FlockTalk September 2014 – lamb survival and donkeys

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.

New MerinoSelect Indexes

Many Queensland sheep producers have been lucky enough to attend the recent RamSelect days held at a variety of locations across Queensland including the most recent at Stanthorpe that was largely organised by Leading Sheep South Consultative Committee member Bruce Toms and featured the Dohne breed. If you have not had the opportunity and would … Read more

Gaining from Genetics – ASBVs put simply

Hear from Luke Stephen from Sheep Genetics explaining all about ASBVs (Australian Sheep Breeding Values). Plus hear from a couple of producers about how they are using ASBVs in their business and the positive impacts they have seen. This webinar was recorded on the 14th November 2011.

Sheep reproduction strategies

Stories by producers in north and central west Queensland about their sheep breeding programs.  Stories include: Peter and Elizabeth Clark “Leander” Longreach Duncan Ferguson “Barcaldine Downs” Barcaldine Buckles and Ann Peacey “Laidlaw” Longreach Fundamental nutritional considerations for grazing sheep by Desiree Jackson DAFF Longreach View the Sheep Reproduction Strategies eBook now (Hint, right click on the link and select … Read more

Sheep Wet Season Alert

After the rains comes the pestilence and pains… Sheep producers are now in their second, third or even their fourth good summer season in a row, following the recent high rainfalls and floods. Some issues for sheep producers to keep an eye on are: ram fertility and impacts for joining, fly strike and worms risk, … Read more