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The case for investing in the northern Australian cattle industry

The Australian beef industry has been an attractive investment proposition for sophisticated investors for well over a century. The industry and the men and women…

Cattle, Real Estate

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

Seismic shifts in beef, lamb and mutton

A comprehensive analysis of Australia’s red meat market and outlook at the March Elders Presents online event revealed some seismic shifts at and beyond the…

Cattle, Sheep


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


Ballarat’s Eboni Knights kicks off a career in livestock

Standing high above the pen of stirring cattle, Eboni Knights is at the epicentre of the sale, leaning on the rail alongside the auctioneer as…

Careers, Cattle, Corporate


Queensland’s new reef regulations – what you need to know

You’d be hard pressed finding a Queensland farmer who doesn’t love the Great Barrier Reef. It’s a symbol of sorts – grand, beautiful, one of a kind, with an emotional…

Cattle, Cropping, Tech Services

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

Routine check the turning point for cattle station

A meeting to discuss feed tactics proved to be a turning point for a West Australian cattle station. With the property in the grip of severe drought, the station’s owners had called in Thomas Elder…

Cattle, Seasons, Tech Services


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

Sustained selenium supplementation in cattle & sheep

Sustained selenium supplementation supports good health, productivity and profitability in cattle and sheep. Many parts of Australia including much of coastal southern Australia and up…

Animal Health, Cattle, Farm Supplies, Seasons, Sheep

A persistent alternative to perennial ryegrass

A growing number of graziers from the New England Tablelands to Victoria’s dairy country and across Australia are switching to Hummer tall fescue because it…

Cattle, Seasons