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Western Australian agriculture experiences variability in its winter growing season (May–October): late starts, early finishes and 'dry seasons' with rainfall low enough to cause serious plant and
Options for control of winter broad leaved weeds, in pastures, is a common inquiry. A fairly reliable method is spray grazing.
Pasture manipulation is the application of herbicides for grass control early in the growing season (autumn or early winter).
It is often the preferred option for grass control.
Measure water quality and quantity to effectively plan and monitor water supplies for livestock.
Confined feeding of sheep in commercial feedlots could benefit Western Australian (WA) producers and processors.The WA lamb supply is seasonal, with a strong supply of lambs finished on green feed
In Australia it is illegal to feed animal matter to cattle, sheep, goats, deer, alpacas and other ruminant animals. These restrictions are a key part of Australia's ruminant feed ban.
Some pig owners may not be aware that feeding meat and meat products to pigs is illegal in Australia because it could introduce devastating diseases to pigs and other livestock.
The productivity of sheep is largely governed by the amount of pasture they eat and this is influenced by the quantity of the pasture on offer and its quality.
During dry times and drought there are a wide range of alternative feedstuffs that can be used to maintain and grow stock.