Livestock Production - Elders Rural Services
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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

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

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Genomic gains and farming management efficiencies in livestock dna testing

Livestock genomics or genetic testing has significantly evolved over the past decade, as a result of advances in scientific research into herd genomics, DNA testing…

Seasons, Tech Services

Recovery and rehabilitation for your livestock operation after bushfire

The bushfires across eastern, southern and some parts of western Australia this summer have had a devastating impact on the country’s livestock industry and stock…

Animal Health, Cattle, Farm Supplies, Sheep

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Winter weight management for young livestock

The management of weaners, particularly ewe and heifer weaners, is often neglected in dry seasons, having profound implications on future reproductive performance. Leading into winter,…

Animal Health, Cattle, Farm Supplies, Sheep

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…

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Parasite Alert: Barber’s Pole Worm

Conditions are now ideal for the proliferation of Barber’s Pole Worm. Cool nights and mild days with an abundance of green feed provide the perfect…

Tech Services

Pest Alert: Mosquitoes and other biting insects

Wet weather and flooding in various regions across the country has provided the perfect environment for the proliferation of mosquitoes and other biting insects. Some of these insects are potentially harbouring…

Tech Services

Parasite Control: Sheep Flystrike

With high levels of moisture from long awaited winter rainfall and the warmer months approaching, this year is shaping up to be perfect conditions for…

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