Fence boosts Angus stocking rates

Fence boosts Angus stocking rates

The strength of new fencing technology has boosted the productivity of New South Wales cattle producer Ken O’Brien’s property near Barham, preventing hundreds of kangaroos from destroying his 32 hectares of irrigated clover and rye grass. “We’ve now been able to increase our stocking rate by one-third, as the fencing has improved our pasture dramatically,”…

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…