Animal Health - Elders Rural Services

Vaccinating sheep: techniques and tips

Where is the best place to vaccinate sheep? What length needle should I use? These are the questions that a recent research study by Zoetis,…

Animal Health, Sheep


Lamb marking: best practice tail length

It is just one of the many jobs to do over the marking cradle, but tail docking continues to be one that requires particular attention…

Animal Health


Using injectable treatments: picking the right option for your needs

With winter mustering and marking happening this month, producers are considering the wide range of animal health products and treatment options on the market. But…

Animal Health


Drench resistance testing

A study by MLA in 2019 reported that gastrointestinal worms cost the Australian sheep industry $450 million dollars annually. To ensure that you are minimising…

Animal Health, Sheep


GlanEry combines two sheep vaccines in one

Combining two sheep vaccinations in one, Zoetis Australia is about to launch GlanEry 7 in 1 B12. The product is a new formulation that combines…

Animal Health, Seasons, Sheep


Feed quality impacting animal performance – reducing the challenge of storage mycotoxins

Mycotoxins are known to present a dynamic risk to feed quality. The challenge starts in the field with Fusarium toxins such as the trichothecenes, zearalenone…

Animal Health, Seasons


Hoof care and managing pain in lame cattle

As the weather continues to cool into winter and change of seasons brings wetter conditions hoof care and managing hoof pain in lame cattle once…

Animal Health, Cattle, Seasons


Dual-active cattle drench – a game-changer for cattle producers

Research has found a dual-active moxidectin and levamisole cattle drench resulted in steers that were 11 kilograms heavier than untreated animals and 8kg heavier over…

Animal Health, Cattle, Seasons

Combination vs rotation: the big question in lice management

Fennec’s dual active ingredients – imidacloprid and abamectin, have given producers a new weapon in the war against lice, which costs the industry $120 million…

Animal Health, Seasons, Sheep


Introducing Pastoral AG and the Hunter River Company

Off the back of trusted relationships forged over time, Elders would like to introduce Pastoral Ag and the Hunter River Company animal health companies. The…

Animal Health, Cattle, Seasons


Multimin Performance Ready Challenge announces 2021 winners

Kicking off in early 2020 and taking place over four individual rounds, over 40 producers have competed in three monthly programs to trial the benefits…

Animal Health, Cattle, Seasons

Early season fly treatment: Act now to reap benefits throughout the fly season

It seems odd to be discussing blowfly prevention while the days are short and temperatures cold. However, the seasonal nature of fly activity provides a…

Animal Health, Seasons, Sheep