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Supplementing livestock on forage cereals

Supplementing livestock on forage cereals

Forage cereals can play an important role in grazing systems as they assist in overcoming the winter feed quality shortages. I was recently asked about supplementing cattle while they are grazing on forage oats and if there will be any advantage of supplementing...
Nutrition in Heifer Reproduction

Nutrition in Heifer Reproduction

In cattle, puberty is ascertained by liveweight or body size, rather than a fixed age. Increasing the plane of nutrition in young cattle is aimed at reaching puberty, or rather a set body weight/size, while the animal is still relatively young (12 to 20 months of...
Why Supplement uCALM?

Why Supplement uCALM?

Livestock experience significant stress during yarding, mustering, transport and weaning. These stressful events can result in major production losses from decreased appetite and extended periods of recovery.  Magnesium has been shown to act as natural sedative...
The Importance of Trace Minerals

The Importance of Trace Minerals

Soils and pasture through Australia experience trace mineral deficiencies. Livestock grazing on these pastures lack the essential trace minerals required for growth, production and fertility.   So, what are trace minerals?   There are six trace minerals that can be...
Saving Time and Keep Safe with uSEE Flood Cameras

Saving Time and Keep Safe with uSEE Flood Cameras

During the wet season in Northern Australia, the distance, which usually comes with its own unique set of challenges, can become even more of a hurdle when flooded roads and creek crossings come into play.  As demonstrated in some of these images, it can take less...