SCA launches new sheepmeat industry leadership program

SCA launches new sheepmeat industry leadership program

The Sheepmeat Council of Australia is launching a new professional development opportunity for sheepmeat producers and others in the industry to build leadership skills and develop networks. The inaugural Sheepmeat Industry Leadership Program is part of the SCA and Meat & Livestock Australia joint initiative, ‘Building Leadership Capability for the Sheep Industry’. The initiative’s objective…

Tool targets calf loss research

Tool targets calf loss research

Research into widespread calf loss in cattle herds across northern Australia could soon be accelerated, thanks to a new tool which alerts researchers when a calf is born and provides location details. Up to 70 per cent of the losses between pregnancy testing and weaning are believed to occur around birth, but unless calving occurs…