Wild Dog and Pest Control

AHA rejects claims it wants to muzzle working dog use

Media reports suggesting Animal Health Australia wants to see working dog use restricted and farmers jailed for cruelty to livestock have been branded as inaccurate by the organisation. ..Read More

Beef Central, April 2, 2013

Feedback sought from NSW landholders with pest animal issues

NEW South Wales’ Local Land Services wants feedback from landholders with pest animal problems…Read More

Beef Central, February 3, 2017

New-look farm biosecurity website

Sourcing information on how to secure your farm against diseases, pests and weeds has been made easier, with land and livestock managers now having improved access to a vast suite of resources on the Farm Biosecurity website…Read More

Beef Central, July 11, 2019

All-round performance secret to Callide Dawson Carcase Competition winners

Solid all-round performers that could tick the boxes in all performance categories, rather than stand-out entries in single trait, were the big winners at the 2019 Callide Dawson Carcase Competition decided in Biloela, Central Queensland on Friday night…Read More

Jon Condon, July 10, 2019

Four months on: How one Northwest Qld cattle producer is recovering from flood disaster

As the February floodwaters receded in northwest Queensland, cattle producers got to workaight away, clearing debris and dead livestock, fixing fences, replacing damaged equipment and starting the long road to recovery. Cloncurry grazier Donald Moore was among them, losing 20 percent of his herd. In this item he outlines where he is up to in the recovery phase.
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Beef Central, July 4, 2019

New ‘fit to load’ livestock guide released + VIDEO

An updated guide to help livestock producers, agents, buyers and transport operators decide if an animal is fit to be loaded for transport by road or rail has been released this week…Read More

Beef Central, July 2, 2019

Zoetis and Beyond Blue support mental health in rural communities

Animal Health company Zoetis continues to support the mental health challenges faced by people in rural Australia through its partnership with Beyond Blue, committing to raise up to $100,000 to support the charity in 2019…Read More

Beef Central, June 28, 2019

New cattle tick incursion in Qld’s tick free-zone – UPDATED

A new detection of tick-infested cattle in Queensland’s tick-free zone has refocused attention on the State’s revised cattle tick management framework introduced three years ago…Read More

James Nason, June 20, 2019

Taking the endophyte to pasture dieback

Signicant new funding has been directed toward solving the worrying mystery of pasture dieback, which is disrupting productivity across increasingly large sections of inland Queensland and now also spreading into northern New South Wales…Read More

James Nason, June 20, 2019

Time running out to nominate beef achievers for NABRC Medals

Nominations are drawing to a close for the 2019 North Australia Beef Research Council Medals, which recognise the achievements of those who have made a significant contribution to the northern Australian industry in the fields of production, research and development, communication and extension, and emerging achievers…Read More

Beef Central, June 20, 2019

Effective yard weaning can minimise BRD incidence, Hereford forum told

At the Herefords Australia breed forum at Hamilton last week, Queensland cattle vet Lachy Strohfeld outlined his requirements for effective yard weaning of beef weaners, which included good, clean trough water…Read More

Terry Sim, June 18, 2019

Controlling kangaroos is essential to increase carbon flows

Alan Lauder, experienced grazier and author of the book “Carbon Grazing – The Missing Link”, looks at the influence of kangaroo populations on soil carbon levels, livestock methane emissions and pasutre management in drought, and why control measures are in the best interests of environmental outcomes. ..Read More

Alan Lauder, June 14, 2019

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