The Western Australian Government recognises the value of animal welfare to the community and strives to ensure that all animals receive appropriate standards of care.
Good practice nutrient management requires adequate monitoring of soils and plant nutrient levels, analysis of nutrient levels to meet plant and animal production needs, the correct application technique, and the correct nutrient application rates.
A range of Federal and State assistance measures are in place to support farmers and pastoralists experiencing hardship, as a result of seasonal pressures.
2019 leading into 2020 has been a difficult season for many farmers and pastoralists throughout Western Australia, with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.
2019 has been a difficult season for many throughout Western Australia with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.
A range of services are in place to support farmers and pastoralists experiencing hardship, as a result of seasonal and financial pressures.
DPIRD works with a range of groups who have a role in responding to animal welfare issues during emergencies, to build the State’s capacity and capability to protect animals during any emergency.
A little knowledge of the nutritional value of your supplementary feeds can save you a lot of money and hassle. In dry seasons in particular, it is likely that farmers will need to start supplementary feeding earlier than usual.