Animal Health - Elders Rural Services
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What can you gain from an early weaning program?

Early weaning is a management practice that can help improve the health and productivity of calves and lambs. There is a common misconception that early…

Livestock, Wool

Pre-calving and pre-lambing nutrition for ewes and cows

Condition score of livestock is the number one driver of profit. Many factors can affect what condition score ewes or cows are currently in, such…

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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,…

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Copper injection set to improve health of sheep

Livestock benefit significantly from supplementation of trace minerals during critical times such as before joining, after transport, and at weaning, due to increased demands of…

Farm Supplies

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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The Week That Was – Beef Australia 2018

A sea of red and a crowd of friendly faces greeted guests to the Elders Pavilion at Beef Australia 2018 this month, where Rockhampton hosted…

Livestock

Top tips for water quality, animal health and livestock productivity

No strangers to drought, Australian farmers know more than anyone the importance of water to sustain life. Every drop counts, so making sure that water…

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Beef Week locked in again for Elders in 2018

Elders will return as Major Supporting Sponsor of Beef Australia 2018 (Beef18), the 11th triennial beef exposition and Australia’s largest cattle industry event. Taking place 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…

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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…

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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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