BeefEx 2016

Trials to evaluate automated detection of BRD in feedlot cattle

Cutting-edge technology enabling automated detection of the leading cause of sickness in Australian feedlot cattle will be trialled in Australia under a new research project…Read More

Beef Central, December 11, 2016

BeefEx: Award-winning information system traces animal medication from birth to slaughter

An innovative piece of livestock production technology that calculates the optimal medication for each animal, administers the dose and automatically records the data was showcased at the BeefEx feedlot industry conference recently, after recently winning three national awards in a competition celebrating innovation…Read More

Beef Central, October 25, 2016

Some timely perspective: Australian beef in a global protein context

How big a deal is Australian beef production on the world stage?..Read More

James Nason, October 21, 2016

BeefEx: When risk-averse policies create unintended problems

Regulations designed to make diesel engines safer may be leading to increased risk of harvester fires in Australian conditions, a NSW farmer and Nuffield Scholar told last week’s BeefEx feedlot industry conference at the Gold Coast.
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James Nason, October 18, 2016

Gundamain feedlot team crowned Top Guns in implant performance

The economic and welfare benefits of best-practise HGP implant procedure were highlighted in the Top Gun award presented during the BeefEx feedlot industry conference on the Gold Coast last week…Read More

Jon Condon, October 16, 2016

Young Lotfeeder of the Year winner sees bright future in grainfed sector

Twenty-nine year old Emily Pollock from Gunnee feedlot near Delungra in northern NSW was judged 2016 Young Lotfeeder of the Year during the grainfed industry’s BeefEx conference on the Gold Coast last week. She seesa bright future in the industry for young people, with a variety of skill-sets…Read More

Jon Condon, October 14, 2016

BeefEx: Expansion plans signal positive vibe across feedlot sector

While profitability and cattle supply is currently tough enough across the Australian feedlot sector, there’s no shortage of evidence of operators prepared to look over the horizon, with considerable expansion happening in feedyards across the country, Beef Central discovered at the industry’s BeefEx conference yesterday…Read More

Jon Condon, October 13, 2016

‘One-percenters’ add up for Feedlot of the Year award winners

Attention to detail and those small ‘one percenters’ that add up to outstanding performance were recognised among three commercial feedyards announced as the 2016 Elanco Lotfeeders of the Year at ALFA’s BeefEx conference last night…Read More

Jon Condon, October 13, 2016

Cailin rides to success in feedlot career

What’s the secret to being a good pen rider? Concentration, and experience in different situations, conditions and climates, says 2016 Zoetis Medal winner Cailin O’Connor…Read More

James Nason, October 13, 2016

BeefEx: Premier grainfed industry showcase launches + VIDEO

The premier showcase for the grain feed beef industry for 2016, BeefEx launches tomorrow at the Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast with nearly 400 delegates registered to attend…Read More

Beef Central, October 10, 2016

Young Lotfeeders take the stage at BeefEx

Three Young Lotfeeder of the Year competition finalists for 2016 will make presentations at the BeefEx feedlot conference on the Gold Coast next week…Read More

Beef Central, October 7, 2016

BeefEx conference countdown: Saluting education and excellence in lotfeeding

As part of ALFA’s commitment to attracting and fostering leaders in the grainfed beef industry, the Zoetis Education Medal will once again be awarded at the 2016 BeefEx industry conference being held on the Gold Coast next week…Read More

Beef Central, October 5, 2016

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