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There are many different grazing methods used to improve productivity, maintain desirable pasture species and reduce land degradation.
As a landholder it is important to plan ahead for the coming season.
Annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT) is an often fatal poisoning of livestock that consume annual ryegrass infected by the bacterium Rathayibacter toxicus (formerly known as Clavibacter tox
Pigs are much more sensitive to heat than other animals so during periods of hot weather it is important to look at ways to reduce heat stress.
All ruminants (including sheep, cattle and goats) require cobalt in their diet for the synthesis of vitamin B12.
Copper is an essential trace element for animals needed for body, bone and wool growth, pigmentation, healthy nerve fibres and white blood cell function.
Australian sweet lupins (Lupinus angustifolius L.) are currently utilised as a valuable protein source in pig diets.
Monitoring water quality and quantity is vital to sustain stock condition during summer and to prevent illness and possible death from toxic pollutants.
This page describes the causes and signs of salt poisoning of livestock as well as how to treat and prevent the condition.
Slender iceplant, Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum, is a small, succulent, winter-growing annual weed, most common in the eastern Wheatbelt.
Selenium (Se) is now recognised as an essential trace element for ruminants.
Salt poisoning or water deprivation in pigs can cause severe health problems, and in some cases it can become fatal.
Measure water quality and quantity to effectively plan and monitor water supplies for livestock.
Selenium and vitamin E are essential in sheep diets, and work together to prevent and repair cell damage in the body.
The aim of carbon farming is to sequester more carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as part of Australia's response to climate change.