March 14, 2018

Australian Alpaca Association

Originally Peruvian, alpaca have been farmed for 7,000 years. Today, alpaca and alpaca products enjoy renewed favour around the world. Alpaca are a robust, easygoing and water-wise camelid species, with soft, roo-like feet and efficient food …

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October 25, 2016

Inspiring the next generation of industry leaders

With the Victorian State Government’s announcement in September 2015 of another significant increase in food and fibre exports, reaching $11.6 billion annually, the need for succession planning and identification of the industry’s next generation of …

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August 10, 2016

Caring for your Chickens

Chickens are extremely sociable, gregarious birds, and live together in flocks. They must be kept in numbers of two or greater. For this reason, feeding chickens is a group activity. Behaviour Individual chickens in a flock will …

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August 10, 2016

Visual assessment or objective measurement?

When it comes to breed development, this is the mother of all unanswered questions! The staunchest supporters of objective measurements have a good number of years of EBV (Estimated Breeding Values) behind them now and can …

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August 10, 2016

Air Operation – makes doing your cattle work a breeze

An air operated cattle handling system is vastly becoming the number one choice for Australian cattle farmers today. Yard systems that are cost efficient, time saving and provide both safety for people and their animals …

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