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Benefits of using EID tags for sheep

Benefits of using EID tags for sheep

There are many potential flock and cost management benefits of electronic identification (EID) for sheep producers to use on the farm. Find out more in this article.

Best practices for sheep vaccinations

Best practices for sheep vaccinations

A vaccination program should be a standard practice within any sheep enterprise given the health and production benefits, and ultimately economic return. Vaccination provides cheap insurance for your flock.

Opportunities to reduce lamb losses

Opportunities to reduce lamb losses

Lost production and income from lamb deaths at lambing can range from moderate to horrendous. This wastage can be minimised by sound animal health, good feeding management, and genetic selection.

Signs, Symptoms & Treatment of Worms in Cattle

Signs, Symptoms & Treatment of Worms in Cattle

How to identify signs of worms in cattle and treat cattle worms. Reduce the impact of parasites and worms with worm drenching and other treatment strategies.

Goal Setting For Successful Farming

Goal Setting For Successful Farming

To survive and thrive in agriculture today, you have to bring a business approach to farming. One practice that’s common in the business world, but which is often ignored in the livestock industry, is goal setting.

Better raising of pasture fed lambs

Better raising of pasture-fed lambs

Realising the genetic potential of your lambs is very dependent on their efficiently converting feed to liveweight gain. This efficiency is underpinned by a good maternal environment during pregnancy followed by astute management during the all-important milk and pasture feeding of lambs pre- and post-weaning.