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In Australia, it is illegal to feed restricted animal material (RAM) to ruminants (cattle, sheep, goats, deer, camels and alpacas). This is known as the 'ruminant feed ban'.
It is illegal to feed meat, meat products and food that has been in contact with meat to pigs in Australia.
The aim of carbon farming is to sequester more carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as part of Australia's response to climate change.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is responsible for regulating the labels of stockfeed supplied in Western Australia to ensure they provide the required informa
Selenium and vitamin E are essential in sheep diets, and work together to prevent and repair cell damage in the body.
Measure water quality and quantity to effectively plan and monitor water supplies for livestock.
Managing manure to reduce emissions can be economically viable for larger enterprises or cooperative facilities that use the captured methane to generate heat and electricity.
Selenium (Se) is now recognised as an essential trace element for ruminants.
Slender iceplant, Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum, is a small, succulent, winter-growing annual weed, most common in the eastern Wheatbelt.
This page describes the causes and signs of salt poisoning of livestock as well as how to treat and prevent the condition.