Animal Health - Elders Rural Services
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Pre-lambing worm control

An effective drench is one of the animal health treatments that is always mentioned as part of a pre-lambing routine. Let’s have a closer look…

Animal Health, Sheep

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Confinement feeding: considerations & strategies for success

Seasonal variation, environmental extremes, and changing consumer demands necessitate that livestock producers remain agile in an ever changing and unpredictable landscape, while always managing to…

Animal Health, Sheep

Green feed problems

Green feed is usually an excellent source of food for your stock, but it can cause problems. Rob Inglis, Elders Livestock Production Manager, Wagga Wagga…

Animal Health, Cattle, Sheep

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Make every drop count: managing water for pastoral operations

The move to sustainable grazing often starts with water. From pasture management to production rates, water plays a crucial role in most livestock operations. Rural…

Animal Health, Cattle

Lamb survival and dystocia

Lamb survival is a hot topic among producers and researchers alike. Elders livestock production advisor Emma Shattock has the latest on how to lift lamb survival rates. Research…

Animal Health, Sheep, Tech Services

Play hard ball on brucellosis and Barbers Pole

With many flocks in the rebuild phase, now is the time to check ram testicles, pasture quality, take action to minimise Barbers Pole and plan for transitions to…

Animal Health, Sheep

Pre-calving and pre-lambing nutrition for ewes and cows

Now is an important time for breeders to carefully manage nutrition to to ensure less difficulties with lambing/calving, lower mortality rates, and ultimately higher marking…

Animal Health, Cattle, Farm Supplies, Latest News, Sheep

Managing cows and ewes during pregnancy

Has there ever been a better time to have breeding stock? Not in my lifetime. Both the cattle herd and sheep flock are in rebuilding…

Animal Health, Cattle, Farm Supplies, Sheep

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Gallagher animal performance software

Gallagher Animal Performance Software is sending on-farm decision making sky high with a new cloud-based solution. This month, Gallagher releases the latest addition to their…

Animal Health, Seasons, Tech Services

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Rain + warmth + grass = pests and parasites (win a Polaris)

What a welcome change in the weather patterns that La Nina have brought across most of the country, delivering significant rain events turning the countryside…

Animal Health, Cattle, Seasons, Sheep

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It’s time to take a stand against resistant sheep lice

Animal health advisors are urged to encourage sheep and wool producers to adopt effective rotation programs to maintain the efficacy of all available sheep lousicides.…

Animal Health, Farm Supplies, Seasons, Sheep

Optimise conception rates with Blueprint® Lift

Correct management of stock prior to joining has a large influence on the conception rates of your flock. Ewe nutrition is key to joining success.…

Animal Health, Latest News, Sheep