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Increased carcase weights call for increased safety

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Tuesday June 18, 2019

Increased carcase weights call for increased safety

As cattle are getting heavier, cattleyard safety is more important than ever.

Statistics show in the Angus breed there have been increases of two kilograms per year on average since 1989, a dramatic increase in the last three decades. Mature cow weights have increased an estimated 100 to 150 kilograms since the 1970s.

Friday June 14, 2019

One man, one dog, 10,000 sheep

Now, more than ever, the working dog is truly a man’s best and most reliable friend.

This was evident at the Casterton Kelpie Muster and Auction on the June long weekend.

Friday May 24, 2019 Wednesday April 17, 2019 Wednesday April 17, 2019

Work Smarter not Harder

Atlex stockyard designer, Tom Austin explains Ewe management doesn’t have to be ignored, implementing infrastructure that works with you and your livestock can become a tool in making important managerial decisions in dry times.
Wednesday April 17, 2019 Wednesday April 17, 2019 Wednesday April 17, 2019

Time to Plan – End of Financial Year is coming!

With seeding now complete for most, we’ve also received positive reports of good rainfalls in many regions of Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia over the last week. Now is the time to prepare for end of financial year: have you considered how you could take advantage of the $30,000 instant tax write offs?
Wednesday January 30, 2019

Good Design the Answer to Beating the Heat

I read an article in The Land on Thursday with regards to farmers’ working conditions in the current ‘severe’ heat (p. 80).  The article referenced one Assistant Manager who was starting at 4am to beat the heat, and by 8am was “already halfway through drafting 800 sheep.”
Tuesday December 11, 2018 Tuesday December 11, 2018

Farming Futures: it’s looking bright!

Angela Cummins reflects on the state of the Australian agricultural industry and believes there is a bright future ahead of us with strong commodity prices, new technology and a new generation coming through.
Tuesday September 25, 2018
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