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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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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…

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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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Mandatory EID an opportunity to increase productivity

With livestock electronic identification (EID) now mandatory in Victoria and end of financial year looming close, producers are encouraged to ensure they have the most…

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Elders backs campaign to Breed More Merino Ewes

Elders is proud to announce its partnership with the Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders (AASMB) as Gold Sponsor for the Breed More Merino Ewes…

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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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NSW and QLD wool producers to benefit from Brett

New South Wales and Queensland wool growers are set to benefit from a wealth of industry knowledge, with Brett Smith joining Elders Walgett as district…

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Elders Kingston wins national livestock awards

Kingston’s local Elders branch has been recognised as Australia’s number one agent of sheep and cattle for 2012/13 with online rural service provider AuctionsPlus.

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