Best Sale Ever

Our Best Sale Ever for Steel Supplies

Steel Supplies Charters Towers is proud to announce our best sale ever. We understand the importance of our community having access to world-class steel supplies in light of one of the biggest materials shortages the country has faced in years. In order to help our customers, understand the crisis around Australia, we’ve provided a brief overview of what’s happening in the industry and what we’re doing to help.

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farm winter survival

Winter Survival: Tips to Manage Your Cattle

Winter is an unforgiving time of survival as we press on against the howling, chilling winds. At this cold time of year, a large proportion of livestock are at risk of illness and even death if the right steps aren’t taken. To give your cattle the best chance of staying healthy and surviving, we’ve provided you with some key things to look out for and important for how to manage your cattle this winter.

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secure farm

4 Things to Consider When Securing Your Farm

Conditions are getting tougher and tougher for Aussie farmers. A volatile climate and volatile markets have been plaguing the agriculture industry for a long time and they are just 2 of many the problems modern farmers face. If you’re uncertain what the next step forward is, you’re not alone. Technology is now being used much frequently to tackle many of the key issues the industry faces, including scarce resources and farm security etc.

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farm water saving

6 Ways Your Farm Can Save Water This Winter

As we receive massive downpours, it’s a good time for your farm to start thinking about how it can save water.

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happy and healthy cows in winter

6 Essentials to Keep Cattle Healthy & Happy through Winter

In a previous article, we discussed some great all-purpose advice on how to protect and maintain healthy cattle, but with winter almost upon us, it’s important to get ready your livestock ready to push through the cold.

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cattle shed security

The Ultimate Guide to Beefing up your Cattle Shed Security

The old saying goes ‘prevention is better than cure’, so when it comes to your equipment and your livestock, it’s always better to have peace of mind when protecting your assets.

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Cattle Sheds for Healthy Livestock

5 Key Ways to Design Cattle Sheds for Healthy Livestock

Whether you’re making changes to an existing shed or adding a new barn to your property, any farmer worth their salt knows the best quality beef comes from happy and healthy livestock. This is also an important factor if you export or sell it right here in Australia.

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cattle projections 2021

Cattle Projections Looking Up After Hitting The Lowest Level Yet

The Australian cattle numbers fell to their lowest level in two decades in 2020 following the severe and prolonged drought we have received.Read more

Low stress cattle handling

How to achieve low-stress cattle handling

There are many benefits to low-stress cattle handling for farmers. Not only does it ensure the health and wellbeing of the animal, but it also leads to higher weight gains, conception rates, milk yields and even less susceptibility to disease. By achieving low-stress cattle handling both the farmer and the animal are rewarded. Livestock become stressed when something in its environment causes their control mechanisms to become overtaxed and thereby, no longer working effectively or efficiently.

So how can we avoid ‘stressors’ and ensure the livestock’s health? Here we break down 5 ways to achieve low-stress cattle handling.

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Steel Shed Storage

Benefits of Steel Shed Storage

No one would argue that valuables are at risk and unprotected when outside, and the resources on your farm are no different. Grain feed isn’t left out in the rain, it’s stored away where it’s dry and it can remain safe. The same is true for any number of things you can find on a farm. Thinking about this raises the question, what’s the best material to use for shelter? Although we may be a bit biased, we have a number of good reasons to believe that the answer is steel shed storage.

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