Elders Presents Innovation in Livestock - Recap - Elders Rural Services

Elders Presents: Innovation in Livestock 30 September 2020

We were pleased to present our Elders Presents series with a focus on innovation in livestock on 30 September 2020. If you couldn’t make it on the day or want to rewatch our content you can catch up on each session here.

The University of Adelaide

Dr William van Wettere, University of Adelaide, astonished the Elders Presents audience with research results showing a single melatonin implant during pregnancy could dramatically boost the survival of twin lambs, reaping huge financial rewards for farmers.


Maree Crawford, Elders, detailed how prussic acid poisoning in forage sorghum can kill cattle in 10 minutes and the important work being done to cut the risk.

Central Queensland University

Dr Mark Trotter, Central Queensland University, cut through the hype about how smart tags on sheep beef cattle, to explain how they will really help producers.

Murdoch University

Dr Graham Gardner, Murdoch University, showed how new technology is getting better at measuring lean meat yield and eating quality, as well as some exciting possibilities for on-farm microwave systems.