For the news and latest updates, Atlex Stockyards has prepared these articles to help you be informed on what’s current in livestock management.
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.”
This month we welcome Peter Desailly to the team! Peter has a wealth of experience with both sheep and cattle. He has joined the team as a Stockyard Designer in NSW and QLD, and will be based in Dubbo, NSW.
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.
While Stockyard Design isn’t an emerging field – Atlex Stockyards developed the concept in 1984 – it’s not exactly the first career option you consider out of school.
When we look to hire new people, referrals are gold.
The same goes for applying for a job. People often ask people they know and trust what they think of a brand or what they’ve heard about working for a certain company.
IT'S an exciting time to be a wool and meat producer with high demand and strong seasons driving up prices.
According to Atlex Stockyards principal stockyard designer Ian Crafter these strong conditions have seen a swing from cropping to sheep and driving a once-in-a-generation sheepyard infrastructure renaissance.
The end of financial year is often an ideal time to improve your operations with great sales across the board.
PRECISION, animal psychology and intergenerational change are driving interest and implementation of new and improved yard systems in sheep and cattle production systems.