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Boost Growth on Crops with StockMins-Crop Grazer Plus

Posted by JonMeggison / 04/05/2022
SUPPLEMENTS BOOST GROWTH ON CROPS Recent studies on livestock grazing dual-purpose cereals highlighted that the inclusion of the right mineral supplement can significantly boost growth rates, lowering cost of production and helping to achieve target...

Improve Lambing Results with StockMins-EweLamLac Lambing Supplement

Posted by JonMeggison / 07/03/2022
Poor survival of newborn lambs is the most significant source of lost productivity in sheep production systems. Scanning results of 110 to 140% can quickly result in marking percentages of 80 to 90%. Most of these losses occur in the first three...

StockMins-EweLamLac HE Trial

Posted by JonMeggison / 07/03/2022
An independent lambing supplement trial was conducted where the performance of single bearing ewes and their lambs, offered a traditional supplement of Causmag, Lime and Salt (CLS) from late-pregnancy to early-lactation, was compared to single...

Hoof issues may reduce scanning and lambing results

Posted by JonMeggison / 15/02/2022
The continuation of out of season rainfall in southern parts of the country has resulted in increased reports of hoof infections and foot scald late into summer. This may be a concern for both autumn and spring lambing flocks, as hoof infections can...

Freshening Lucerne causing summer bloat concerns

Posted by JonMeggison / 19/01/2022
The consistent freshening rains are giving rise to an alarming number of bloat reports including mortalities. Lucerne is one the most valuable pastures available at this time of year for growing stock yet it usually isn’t accompanied by the...

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...

Detoxifying summer pastures with AusFarm Nutrition Products

Posted by JonMeggison / 02/01/2022
Toxicity of stock by weed consumption is a reoccurring issue for graziers with weed control both difficult and costly. Weed control and management is an obvious step towards reducing the risks involved, as is controlling where and when stock graze...

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...