Grazing in good times – the Dunblane experiments

Practical pasture science allows graziers to get ahead. With a run of good seasons land managers are looking to sure up the bank balance and bring back country that has suffered over the years of drought. This short documentary sheds light on strategies for boosting production and land condition.

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

Nutrition & Worm Alert

Here are some timely tips about nutrition and worms for the spring and summer of 2011.  Key points covered include: feed your ewes prior to lambing and during lactation ram preparation before joining is critical  – feed 2 months prior to joining do a NIRS test on your pasture make sure you check for worms … Read more