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Growing and Maintaining Cattle on Maturing Pastures

Posted by JonMeggison / 17/01/2022
The onset of higher temperatures over the past month have seen pastures enter the dry leaf and stalks stage of growth where the ratio of stalks to leaves has increased (see diagram below). A high proportion of stalks in pasture is consistent with a...

Coccidiosis alert!!

Posted by JonMeggison / 14/12/2021
The unusually wet start to summer has given rise to concern about coccidiosis outbreaks in lambs at pasture and for those bound for feedlots. ANP has already received several reports of serious events already. With lamb prices predicted to stay high...

Maintaining lamb growth on declining pastures

Posted by JonMeggison / 10/11/2021
Standing feed values are under attack from the warming weather and it won’t be long until it hampers the exceptional growth rates we’ve already seen in lambs… unless paired with appropriate supplementation. With potential high supply of market ready...

Summer Grazing Management and Weeds

Posted by JonMeggison / 22/09/2021
The Importance of Summer Grazing Management By summer, most paddocks consist of dry feed that is low in digestibility, energy, protein and many vitamins and minerals. The low value of this feed creates an alternative and more appealing appetite for...

Energy Key to Lambing Success

Posted by JonMeggison / 25/03/2021
Ewes bearing multiple lambs are the champions of your flock and should be treated as such. The requirements for energy, protein, major minerals, vitamins and trace elements pre- and post-lambing far outweigh their single carrying sisters. To further...

Ewe Management, a fundamental consideration of Lambing

Posted by JonMeggison / 18/03/2021
The nutritional management of ewes is a key driver of profitability in prime lamb or wool enterprises. Scanning percentages of 110-150% can quickly fall to 70-100% at marking with the majority of ewe and lamb losses being attributed to poor ewe...

Give lambs the best start with StockMins-EweLamLac

Posted by JonMeggison / 22/02/2021
The profitability of high performance sheep production systems depends on targeting those management practices that are cost effective and will improve lamb survival. Poor survival of newborn lambs is a major source of lost productivity in breeding...

Bloat Management with AusFarm Nutrition Products

Posted by JonMeggison / 14/04/2020
Bloat is one of the major threats to livestock production and welfare in the Riverina Murray region that largely goes undisclosed. Frothy Bloat, the most commonly found, is primarily a result of a combination of two factors:- ➢ The consumption of...

Making the most of Lambing

Posted by JonMeggison / 31/03/2020
As we slowly emerge from a very challenging spring and summer into a winter that brings a little more hope, there are still opportunities. Lamb prices have consistently hit record highs and sheep prices are very buoyant; what effect this has on the...

AusFarm Nutrition Product - Covid-19 crisis

Posted by JonMeggison / 26/03/2020
Many farmers and distributors alike have asked if they will have security of supply of ANP products during this crisis period. We share their and your concerns and I have taken the following measures to add confidence to your business. Our Status...