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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…

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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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Make hay while the sun shines – how to maximise fodder yield now

As Australia’s eastern states continue to experience some of the toughest drought conditions on record, and with temperatures forecasted to soar over the next six…

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Elders to facilitate first and only Australian-based commercial English Longhorn Herd Sale

It’s not every day a 600-strong herd of celebrated English Longhorns becomes available for sale in Australia. With world class chefs such as Heston Blumenthal…

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Applications reopen for 2018 Elders Traineeship Program

Passionate about Agriculture? Then look no further than the 2018 Elders Traineeship Program. Now in its sixth year, the Elders Traineeship Program provides practical and…

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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…

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MLA and Elders partner to enhance producer engagement

A new partnership between Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and Elders will co-develop new ways to gather feedback and share targeted research information with red…

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Records broken at Millah Murrah Angus Female Sale

The Millah Murrah Angus Female sale held near Bathurst, New South Wales topped $190,000 for an Angus heifer – smashing all records and expectations. The…

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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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Strategic fly control – the best way into Spring

The seasonal nature of fly activity provides unique opportunities for strategic control that can significantly reduce fly pressure and reduce the risk of flystrike. Treating sheep early…

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