Charles Sturt University research has found canola meal may provide an option for beef producers to supplementary feed steers and still access PCAS premiums for certified grassfed beef.
New South Wales DPI will host a webinar next week designed to help drought-impacted livestock producers understand the quality aspects of drought fodder options…Read MoreBeef Central, August 27, 2018
The Queensland Department of Agriculture says another case of anthrax in cattle has been confirmed in the Dirranbandi-St George area this month…Read MoreBeef Central, July 20, 2018
Punts by growers to dry-plant wheat, barley and forage oats on forecast rain last week were rewarded with patchy falls of 20-40mm across a large footprint of southern Queensland and New South Wales cropping areas…Read MoreJames Nason, July 5, 2018
Combination drenches can not only help southern beef producers prevent the development of worm resistance, but can also deliver measurable production benefits, two leading drench manufacturers say…Read MoreBeef Central, March 28, 2018
Despite beef extension officers and supplement manufacturers talking about the benefits of wet season phosphorus supplementation of breeders in northern Australia for many years, adoption has remained low. But a new research trial is showing massive benefits from P supplementation…Read MoreBeef Central, October 12, 2017
The risk posed by drying seasonal conditions has triggered timely warnings from veterinarians and cattle nutrition experts about the importance of preventative vaccinations and nutritional supplementation to offset protein and phosphorus deficiencies…Read MoreJames Nason, September 21, 2017
Cut through the acronyms and bureaucratic terminology in the new Johne’s rules and there is a simple, single message of which all cattle producers need to be aware…Read MoreJames Nason, June 26, 2017
What will the new Johne’s rules mean for drought-affected producers looking for agistment? Or feedlots buying cattle from hundreds of different vendors? Or Studs looking for recipient cattle for embryo transfer programs?
To assist producers and stakeholders in understanding forthcoming changes relating to Johne’s Disease in cattle, Animal Health Australia has provided the following information and answers to frequently asked questions: What..Read MoreBeef Central, June 26, 2017
Don’t ignore changes coming with new Johne’s rules on June 30, particularly if you sell cattle, stud or commercial, across borders into the Northern Territory or Western Australia…Read MoreJames Nason, April 21, 2017