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Take five for farm safety week

It’s National Farm Safety week,  so it’s the perfect time to reflect on ways to improve the safety of everyone on your farm. Farmsafe Australia’s…

Cattle, Corporate, Cropping, Horticulture, Sheep


Get prepared for stud ram season

Did you know that Elders are involved in 76 ram sales, from Esperance in the south, to Northampton in the Midwest? According to Tim Spicer,…



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


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


Green pick: the awkward transition to winter

A season break signals the start to building the winter feedbase, but the first few weeks of green pick present an awkward time for managing…

Cattle, Livestock, Sheep


Plevna Downs – producing organic wool in the outback

It’s a long way from Quilpie shire in outback Queensland to Europe, but that’s exactly where the organic, non-mulesed wool clip from Plevna Downs is…

Sheep, Wool


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

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

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

Shearing date a make or break for wool quality

Simply changing the shearing date has lifted Roseville Park Merino Stud’s performance by 10 per cent in wool production, body condition scores and increased lamb…

Animal Health, Sheep


Livestock market review – northern South Australia

As we approach winter, Elders livestock sales manager (northern) Damien Webb takes a look back on the past year and how the livestock markets have been affected…

Cattle, Sheep

Feedlot visit offers insights for advisors

Education and experience was the key focus for a group of upcoming Elders livestock agents and staff who visited Peel Feedlot this month. The site…

Careers, Sheep