Atlex's senior designer and founder Ian Crafter was interviewed by 2WEB (Bourke, NSW) for the Agfair Broken Hill Virtual Field Day which it to be held on-air this Saturday 13th June 2020.
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Loading ramps and forcing yards are arguably the most dangerous part of livestock handling facilities. In an article published earlier this month on Sheep Central, February 3, 2020, producers are being urged to rebuild bushfire-affected loading ramps and forcing yards to meet Australian guidelines, to come in line with expected national standards, expected to be […]
With continued investment in genetics, it raises the question why some put their investment at risk with poor infrastructure.
It’s Ok to not be OK
While most of the country was tuned in on a Saturday afternoon to watch the 2019 AFL Grand Final, Atlex owners and founders, Ian and Jeanette Crafter, were out in the paddock, paint brush and roller in hand, painting a dead tree blue. But why?
They are helping to spark difficult conversations after becoming involved in a nationwide project.
Late last month, Mr Crafter painted a tree on his property blue, joining in the Blue Tree Project movement.
But these blue trees are more than just for show, they are part of a Australian…
As cattle are getting heavier, cattleyard safety is more important than ever.
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.
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.
Atlex has been a proud member of the Orana business community since we moved our operations to Dubbo 25 years ago.
In February we welcomed Lucy Shortis to the team! She has joined the team as Stockyard Sales and Design Coordinator based in Dubbo, NSW.
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.
An exciting new feature is coming to Atlex designs, where draft designs will be able to be seen, easily understood and imagined using 3D visualisation. Here is a little sneak peek!
While flight zone is important in handling stock, it is also important when designing stockyards and is why animal psychology and Flight Zones are at the core of Atlex stockyard design.