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Proactive weaner management will be crucial for sheep producers this summer as hot and dry conditions continue.
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 supplement
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has urged livestock producers to start developing a feed and water budget now, to get their animals through what is likely to be a long
Western Australian landholders can now access a closer ‘bird’s eye view’ of weekly pasture growth on their property, to aid livestock feed budgeting and land management decisions.
Farmers who suspect red leaf syndrome in their subterranean clover are reminded free testing is available again this season.
Sheep producers have been urged to download the new version of the Sheep Condition Scoring app to help monitor the condition of ewes in late pregnancy to optimise their survival.
Sheep producers still need to ensure their flock has access to adequate feed and water supplies despite recent widespread rainfall, according to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional De
Southern wheatbelt and south coastal sheep producers should be considering confinement feeding over summer to protect their paddocks from wind erosion.
Water management will be crucial for many livestock producers across the agricultural region this summer-autumn, following below average winter rainfall in many areas.
Sheep producers have been urged to take action to ensure good nutrition and husbandry plans are in place to support their flock over summer and optimise production potential in 2019.