Ovine Observer #102 April 2024

1. Comparison of udder and teat traits in merino ewes recorded at lambing
2. Using lupins and the ram effect to improve reproductive performance in Merino ewes in southern Australia
3. Transitioning to electronic identification (eID) for sheep and goats
4. Managing feed and water...

The iOS and Android versions of DPIRD’s Weather Stations app (also known as DAFWA Weather Stations) are no longer supported by the Apple and Google app stores and will be permanently retired on 16 February 2024. After this date, the app will cease to function.

Ovine Observer #101 December 2023

In this issue:

1. Predicting lambing dates using ewe-ram interactions

2. Preliminary evaluation of the impact of visual traits on lifetime ewe performance

3. 2023 Southern WA sheep reproductive rates based on pregnancy scanning

4. A big thank you to participants in...

This page provides pastoralists with information to support them in a very dry year, in the southern rangelands of Western Australia.

Ovine Observer #100 September 2023

In this issue:

1. Edition 100 of the Ovine Observer
2. Opportunties using eID - Tahara case study
3. Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) in Australian breeding ewes
4. Lupinosis in sheep
5. Dry season response 2023
6. Seasonal Updates

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPRID) Aboriginal Economic Development (AED) Program is designed to facilitate sustainable and lasting increases to Aboriginal economic participation.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) Aboriginal Economic Development (AED) program lays the building blocks for a new approach to AED in WA.

Heath pastures are a group of the many pasture types in the southern pastoral rangelands of Western Australia.

Ovine Observer #99 June 2023

In this issue:

1. Causes of abortion and lamb mortality for maiden ewes in WA
2. Ultrawide band microwave scanning precisely and accurately predicts sheepmeat hot carcase GR tissue depth
3. Improving farm productivity with better carcase feedback
4. Saltland Genie Web App...

Tuesday 31 October - Wednesday 1 November 2023

Ascot Racecourse, 71 Grandstand Road, Ascot

Two-day industry expo dedicated to innovative technology in horticulture.


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