Vet charts pathway to better breeding

ENOCH Bergman has a few ideas about how to build a better cow.
ENOCH Bergman has a few ideas about how to build a better cow.
BEEF producers looking to make the most of high cattle returns, and conscious of the challenges that come with a flush of feed, are turning a close eye to trace elements.
14 Feb 17 BEEF producers looking to make the most of high cattle returns, and conscious of the challenges that come with a flush of feed, are turning a close eye to trace elements.
ALLEGRIA Park Angus stud principal Andrew Kuss achieved a goal last week.
14 Feb 17 ALLEGRIA Park Angus stud principal Andrew Kuss achieved a goal last week.
SOPHISTICATED heat stress management in cattle, including web-based risk assessment and site-specific forecasts, have allowed feedlot operators to literally keep their cool through relentless waves of high temperatures this summer.
14 Feb 17 SOPHISTICATED heat stress management in cattle, including web-based risk assessment and site-specific forecasts, have allowed feedlot operators to literally keep their cool through...
IF last week's Ardcairnie Angus bull sale is anything to go by then this year's sale season is set to be a cracker.
13 Feb 17 IF last week's Ardcairnie Angus bull sale is anything to go by then this year's sale season is set to be a cracker.
AN opportunity to secure quality, young Charolais bulls slipped through the fingers of WA beef producers looking to add growth and muscle to their calves, when they failed to operate at last week's sixth annual WA Charolais Bull Sale at Brunswick.
12 Feb 17 AN opportunity to secure quality, young Charolais bulls slipped through the fingers of WA beef producers looking to add growth and muscle to their calves, when they failed to operate at...
KOGODY Angus stud kicked off the circuit of Esperance Angus bull sales last week and the result didn't disappoint as the Landmark team knocked down 20 of the 24 well-muscled, rising two-year-old bulls to an average of $5425, a $187 rise on last year's sale.
12 Feb 17 KOGODY Angus stud kicked off the circuit of Esperance Angus bull sales last week and the result didn't disappoint as the Landmark team knocked down 20 of the 24 well-muscled, rising...
INTEREST in lotfeeding Holsteins for beef appears to be re-emerging in the wake of Australia's great cattle shortage and the high prices that is creating for feeder steers.
12 Feb 17 INTEREST in lotfeeding Holsteins for beef appears to be re-emerging in the wake of Australia's great cattle shortage and the high prices that is creating for feeder steers.
IMPROVED beef producer bank balances have so far been expressed mostly in the paying down of debt, but signs are emerging of building reserves, investing in new gear and even interest in additional land acquisitions.
11 Feb 17 IMPROVED beef producer bank balances have so far been expressed mostly in the paying down of debt, but signs are emerging of building reserves, investing in new gear and even interest in...
BUYERS missed an opportunity at this year's Naranda Angus stud on-property bull sale at Naranda Springs during the final stop of the Landmark Esperance bull sale circuit last week.
10 Feb 17 BUYERS missed an opportunity at this year's Naranda Angus stud on-property bull sale at Naranda Springs during the final stop of the Landmark Esperance bull sale circuit last week.
EVOLVING demand for Bonnydale Black Simmental genetics led to a record-breaking result at the Introvigne family's 21st annual on-property bull sale at Bridgetown on Monday.
10 Feb 17 EVOLVING demand for Bonnydale Black Simmental genetics led to a record-breaking result at the Introvigne family's 21st annual on-property bull sale at Bridgetown on Monday.
WHILE it would be stretching things a little to say that you could fire a shotgun without hitting anyone or cattle, the yarding and attendance at the combined agents sale at Manjimup last week, emphasised that numbers are running out.
10 Feb 17 WHILE it would be stretching things a little to say that you could fire a shotgun without hitting anyone or cattle, the yarding and attendance at the combined agents sale at Manjimup...
LANDMARK agents and staff deserve a bonus after the marathon task of drafting, penning and weighing more than 1600 mostly excellent quality cattle at the Boyanup store sale last Friday.
08 Feb 17 LANDMARK agents and staff deserve a bonus after the marathon task of drafting, penning and weighing more than 1600 mostly excellent quality cattle at the Boyanup store sale last Friday.
THERE will be a vast selection of cattle to suit everyone's needs at this month's Elders Boyanup store sale.
01 Feb 17 THERE will be a vast selection of cattle to suit everyone's needs at this month's Elders Boyanup store sale.
ELDERS ended the season's weaner sales with a bang at its Boyanup weaner sale last week when the quality beef weaner females sold to a new high with the top of 438c/kg, eclipsing the previous day's record of 430c/kg, at a liveweight sale.
01 Feb 17 ELDERS ended the season's weaner sales with a bang at its Boyanup weaner sale last week when the quality beef weaner females sold to a new high with the top of 438c/kg, eclipsing the...
NO poll of dairy farmers is needed this year to determine how much Dairy Produce Levy they should pay, an inaugural industry advisory committee has decided.
01 Feb 17 NO poll of dairy farmers is needed this year to determine how much Dairy Produce Levy they should pay, an inaugural industry advisory committee has decided.
IF the result of last week's Lawsons Angus on-property bull sale is anything to go by, 2017 is shaping up to be a big year for producers in the beef game.
01 Feb 17 IF the result of last week's Lawsons Angus on-property bull sale is anything to go by, 2017 is shaping up to be a big year for producers in the beef game.
IT was clearly
01 Feb 17 IT was clearly "Ladies Day" at the Landmark Manjimup weaner sale last week, where buyers flocked to buy the well-known and well-bred heifer weaners.
ACCORDING to Dardanup dairy farmer Michael Twomey there is
31 Jan 17 ACCORDING to Dardanup dairy farmer Michael Twomey there is "no perfect system" for dealing with the effluent generated by 500 cows being milked twice a day.
THERE isn't much fault to find in the Angus breed according to the Alp family, Wakedale Farm.
31 Jan 17 THERE isn't much fault to find in the Angus breed according to the Alp family, Wakedale Farm.
THE popularity and saleability of the Angus breed in the Great Southern is what's driving Tunney mixed farmers Joel and Hannah Treeby to go black.
30 Jan 17 THE popularity and saleability of the Angus breed in the Great Southern is what's driving Tunney mixed farmers Joel and Hannah Treeby to go black.
ARE you after quality cattle to fill your paddocks or pens?
Then don't miss the opportunity to secure yours at the Landmark Boyanup store cattle sale on Friday,  February 3.
30 Jan 17  1 ARE you after quality cattle to fill your paddocks or pens? Then don't miss the opportunity to secure yours at the Landmark Boyanup store cattle sale on Friday, February 3.
WEIGHT and quality at the top end of the final special weaned weaner sale conducted by Landmark at Boyanup last week was excellent and buyers were again strong with their support.
30 Jan 17 WEIGHT and quality at the top end of the final special weaned weaner sale conducted by Landmark at Boyanup last week was excellent and buyers were again strong with their support.
FLAT Rocks farmer Clive Reinke farms Angus cattle with his brother-in-law Doc Baker.
29 Jan 17 FLAT Rocks farmer Clive Reinke farms Angus cattle with his brother-in-law Doc Baker.
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The collection of a FSL should be designed to provide plant & equipment for fire fighting &
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I totally sympathise with you. We have a small scale pig farm in Victoria and have been trying
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APVMA is funded by levies on ag chemicals and vet medicines. Money spent on capital costs and
AUSTRALIA'S record grain exporting run is not solely due to the massive levels of production for the 2016-17 season according to Emerald Grain chief executive David Johnson.
2:00 AM AUSTRALIA'S record grain exporting run is not solely due to the massive levels of production for the 2016-17 season...
THE State's freight rail network suffered significant flood damage from wild weather Friday and over the weekend, with some lines, including the main interstate line, still closed this week.
15 Feb 17 THE State's freight rail network suffered significant flood damage from wild weather Friday and over the weekend,...