Meet the Team - Livestock Production - Elders Rural Services

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.

 

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Name: Rob Inglis

Role: Livestock Production Coordinator

Location: National and Victoria/Riverina

Time at Elders: 13 years

Areas of specialty: Ruminant nutrition and livestock production. Lifetime Ewe and Heifers For Profit trainer.

The most rewarding part of my role is: engaging with open minded progressive livestock producers from a diverse range of situations.

Wearing a pink shirt means:  playing an active role in an iconic Australian owned agribusiness and establishing our reputation as Australia’s premier livestock production consulting service.

Name: Brett Smith

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

Location: Walgett and St George

Time at Elders: 3.5 years

Areas of specialty: Wool preparation and 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.

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.