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Deferred grazing for winter lambing ewes

The practice of autumn pasture saving involves deferring grazing after the autumn break until feed on offer (FOO) is sufficient to sustain the growth of enough feed through the winter until spring, when pasture...

Barbers Pole worm –  a wet summer problem?

Infestations of Barbers Pole worm can be devastating. A couple of good resources can help. The spring edition of SheepNotes has an article by Steve Cotton on drench resistance “Knowing and managing your property’s...

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SheepNotes out now! Spring 2023

SheepNotes spring 2023 is OUT NOW – includes articles on Worm resistance in Victoria; soil carbon explained; the importance of understanding ‘fit to load’; ration builder and how to making it easier and more. 

Managing cattle weaners in winter

It is considered good practice for beef producers to set a winter feed and financial budget. This must take into consideration remaining stored feeds, available paddock feed and importantly, the class of stock to...