Low stress stock handling workshop

Low stress stock handling workshop

For the first time, an Aboriginal station in the Kimberley recently hosted a workshop on low stress stock handling to improve stock management and productivity. Lamboo station, 45 kilometres south west of Halls Creek in the East Kimberley, run by the Ngunjiwirri Aboriginal Corporation, plans to adopt the stock handling technique across its herd of…

Magnificent Seven earns calendar honour

Magnificent Seven earns calendar honour

Meet magnificent `Seven’, the cow with the distinctive marking on her forehead that has earned her a national profile. Owned by Di and Gary Bowles from northern Victoria, Seven has been named ‘Miss April’ on the 2016 online Legendairy calendar, part of the dairy industry’s celebration of the special bond Australia’s Legendairy farmers have with…

Lights, camera, action on ferals

Lights, camera, action on ferals

The Invasive Animals CRC has opened its popular feral animal photo competition to include moving images with a ‘best footage’ category in the 2016 national contest. Jessica Marsh, Natural Resource Management Facilitator for the Invasive Animals CRC with NSW Department of Primary Industries, initiated the competition in 2010 to highlight feral animal impacts and the…