Monthly Archives: November 2017

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Changes to Livestock Production Assurance (LPA) Program

By |2018-01-14T16:56:41+00:00November 13th, 2017|Categories: Farm Services|Tags: , , |

Australia has a worldwide reputation as a leader in the safety and integrity of its food supply chain. Maintaining this reputation is extremely important for those trading in export and domestic markets. Changes to the Livestock Production Assurance program, that came into affect on October 1st 2017, were designed by the red meat industry to

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Test before you drench – Getting a bang for your drenching buck

By |2018-08-26T19:30:37+00:00November 11th, 2017|Categories: Farm Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr Monica Ryan Best practice for worm drenching is to Faecal Egg Count (FEC) test before you drench. No longer does worm control advice advocate routine drenching at set intervals. Drenching only when needed saves money and reduces the chance of resistance developing to the drench through overuse. Well grown heifers meeting their weight targets

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