Initial drafts of genuine autumn-drop weaner calves were sold with great success at the Colac December store cattle sale on Friday.
Crate construction material that doesn’t retain heat, spelling experiments, and siting of abattoirs are crystal ball ideas put forward by people in the livestock industry as they grapple with the ongoing need to maximise returns, and transport’s place in that.
IF you are in the red meat business, it seems you are also in the business of world event monitoring, social value tracking and, quite frankly, keeping up with fashion.
Northern Local Land Services (LLS) has launched Ladies in Livestock, a support group which is proving to quench the thirst of women who are hungry for on-farm practical knowledge.
Kyneton store cattle bidding was again underpinned and driven by eager local inquiry at the district’s November sale.
From poultry to dairy veteran show judge Grame Hopf understands correct correlation of parts makes a winning animal.
Although there has been a barrage of new technology applied to the trucks moving livestock around the country – ABS braking, stability controls and air suspension are some – the Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association executive director Matthew Munro believes that old is sometimes the best in the bush.
Red meat industry representatives hear from a host of international and local experts at inaugural conference.
Earlier this year, the NSW government adopted a new approach to managing the bacterial wasting disease, bovine Johne’s disease (BJD).