Livestock Production - Elders Rural Services

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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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…

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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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