Meet the Team – Livestock Production

Elders’ livestock production advisors assist primary producers to achieve increased on-farm productivity through expert guidance and experience-based planning. Their work plays a significant role in growing the profitability of their clients’ livestock operations.They’re a knowledgeable bunch who are passionate about what they do – and it shows in the results they achieve. Read more about them below.

 

Name: Rob Inglis

Role: Livestock Production Manager

Location: South Zone

Time at Elders: 9 yrs

Areas of specialty: Ruminant nutrition and livestock production.

The most rewarding part of my role is: Training Elders staff and sharing my knowledge with clients and staff.

Wearing a pink shirt means:  Playing an active role in an iconic Australian owned agribusiness, maintaining its position as a leader in its field.

Name: Brendan Voss

Role: Livestock Production Advisor

Location: South East, South Australia

Time at Elders: 6 years

Areas of specialty: Livestock management/Health/Nutrition

The most rewarding part of my role is: Working with clients to achieve higher performance and profitability within their livestock enterprise.

Wearing a pink shirt means: Having access to a nationwide network for a complete business solution.

Name: Rochelle Gaffey

Role: Livestock Production Advisor

Location: Elders West Wyalong

Time at Elders: 4 ½ years

Areas of specialty: Livestock production, animal health and nutrition.

The most rewarding part of my role is: Being able to provide personalized solutions to farmer’s inquiries in order to benefit their business while also providing a network of support in difficult circumstances.

Wearing a pink shirt means: Representing a company that promotes the Australian farmer.

Name: Emma Shattock

Role: Livestock Production Advisor

Location: Central, Northern and Western SA, Based at Burra

Time at Elders: 5 ½ years

Areas of specialty: Sheep nutrition, including feedlot and ewe management

The most rewarding part of my role is: Seeing the results – increased lambing percentages and better feed conversion efficiencies leading to higher overall profits for producers.

Wearing a pink shirt means: Having the backing of a huge Australia wide-network with a strong history and reputation in the Agriculture industry.

 

 

 

Name: Brett Smith

Role: District Wool Manager NW NSW & South QLD, Walgett Branch Manager

Location: Walgett & St George

Time at Elders: 3.5 years

Areas of specialty: Wool preparation & marketing advice, Merino ewe management & breeding

The most rewarding part of my role is: Being able to modernise the role of the woolbroker by providing a service 12 months of the year that can increase the productivity of the Merino

Wearing a pink shirt means: Providing the quality of service through client relationships that is expected from such a well respected brand.