Stock Handling & Animal Welfare

Australian producers adopting pain relief: Cattle vet president

Australian Cattle Veterinarians president Dr Alan Guilfoyle says there has been a noticeable uptake in the use of pain relief products for cattle by Australian producers in the past few years…Read More

James Nason, September 24, 2018

Pain relief product Tri-Solfen gains approval for calf use

Manufacturer Animal Ethics Pty Ltd has received approval from the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to extend the use of its Tri-Solfen pain relief product to include beef and dairy calves…Read More

Beef Central, July 7, 2018

Dual-purpose canola has potential to fill winter feed gap

Dual-purpose canola has the potential to fill the winter feed gap, according to research from Charles Sturt University’s Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation…Read More

Beef Central, March 12, 2019

NQ floods: Caution against moving weak cattle too early

The logistics of vaccinating weak and stressed cattle remains a major challenge for north western Queensland cattle producers as they look to recover from the devastating flooding that engulfed the region earlier this month…Read More

James Nason, March 1, 2019

Reference group to address livestock R&D adoption challenge

A skills-based group of livestock producers, consultants and researchers from throughout Australia has been selected to help increase the rate of adoption of on-farm research and development outcomes…Read More

Beef Central, February 27, 2019

Plan now for prospect of dry autumn in the south, producers advised

In response to the dry conditions in southern Australia, specialist veterinarian Rod Manning recommends autumn calves be weaned now and here he shares his tips on how to get them to hit the ground running…Read More

Beef Central, March 17, 2019

The small sap sucking insect that could be causing pasture dieback

They might look small, white and fluffy, but there is nothing cute or cuddly about the impact mealybugs are thought to be having on some of Queensland’s most productive cattle country…Read More

James Nason, February 21, 2019

What to do with drought degraded pastures?

After successive dry seasons deciding which pastures to remove or retain in the crop rotation will be important for many farmers according to Dr Jeff McCormick from the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation.

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Beef Central, February 19, 2019

CPC’s annual management gathering salutes leadership and excellence + photos

Managers and senior staff from CPC’s 15 cattle properties scatted across northern Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Queensland, as well as Indonesian feedlots, gathered in Brisbane last week for their annual conference and get-together…Read More

Jon Condon, February 18, 2019

NQ floods: Producers urged to check hay quality | Vets launch help hotline

As truck loads of fodder pour into flood affected north western Queensland, a livestock nutrition expert is appealing to fodder suppliers not to use the event as a dumping opportunity for poor quality hay, which can pose serious dangers to the health of recovering stock…Read More

James Nason, February 15, 2019

NSW livestock producers warned of drought-stressed sorghum poison risk

Almost half the sorghum samples received this year by a NSW feed testing laboratory had significant levels of prussic acid, which could cause serious poisoning and death if grazed by stock, a recent NSW DPI warning suggests…Read More

Beef Central, February 11, 2019

Webinar to cover latest insights into pasture dieback

Latest insights into pasture dieback will be provided in a webinar hosted by FutureBeef and Beef Central on Friday February 15…Read More

Beef Central, February 8, 2019

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