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How To Manage Cattle Through Extreme Flooding

While Australian droughts have affected the ability for cattle farms to remain profitable, nothing creates devastation for farmers quite like flooding. Forceful currents and having areas submerged underwater commonly results in substantial property damage, bearing the ability to bankrupt a farm in a matter of days.

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What La Niña Means For Northern Cattle Farmers

The northern parts of Australia provide some of the most challenging weather conditions for farmers to profitably operate their farms. In a normal year, flash flooding, cyclones, extreme winds and high temperatures are a normal occurrence. Although every few years, an abnormal weather system occurs called La Niña, which brings higher rains to Australia and much of Asia, and drought to the west coast of America.

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Construct a Cattle Shed Made to Last

How To Construct a Cattle Shed Made to Last

No matter how many cattle you herd, a cattle shed is a substantial investment within any farm. With price tags ranging from a hundred dollars to hundreds of thousands of dollars, a cattle shed is an investment farmers should complete properly to ensure they get the most value. Designing a cattle shed using the highest quality materials and involving an experienced team will see farmers spend less money in the long term, compared to replacing cheaper DIY solutions more often. Farmers looking to bring long term financial profitability should design sheds built to last.

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Designing the Perfect Cattle Loading Ramp

The importance in an efficient loading ramp can have lasting effects on both the profitability of a farm and the quality of cattle. Refining and considering all the design elements that impact its functionality is an important step and cannot be undervalued when designing a cattle yard. Cattle loading ramps allow cattle to depart and arrive from farms in a safe and efficient manner, minimising the labour required from a farmer and stress upon the cattle.

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How To Create The Perfect Cattle Race

The cattle race is arguably one of the most important parts of a cattle yard, ensuring safety, cattle handling efficiency and minimising stress. There are many different design elements that go into a successful cattle race, with many dependent on the type of farm, the natural behaviour of cattle, the type of cattle being processed and the main purpose of the yard.

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The Importance Of A Cattle Yard Design To The Natural Flow Of Cattle

The design of a cattle yard is arguably one of the most important elements to reducing the stress upon cattle and also in developing high-quality livestock. There are many small elements in the design, choice of materials, and size that reduce the stress upon cattle. Involving an experienced company in the design process enables Australian farmers to design a cattle yard that will last decades.

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Manage Your Cattle through The Wet Season

Tips To Successfully Manage Your Cattle Through The Wet Season

It’s becoming apparent that climate change has left the Australian environment with harsher weather, and heavier rains being one such by-product. Flooding and drought are becoming increasingly common even though they are opposite ends of the spectrum. Due to this change in weather patterns, managing livestock has become increasingly difficult. Therefore, preparing for extremities and employing new livestock management processes is key to the future profitability of your farm.

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Purchase Locally Made Cattle Handing Equipment

6 Reasons To Purchase Locally Made Cattle Handing Equipment

A well-designed cattle-yard can last decades, processing thousands of cattle in its lifetime and requiring minimal maintenance. Not only does supporting local businesses help the Australian economy, but it also delivers dozens of benefits that help grow the Australian agricultural sector.

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Need to Know About Weaning Your Calves

Everything You Need to Know About Weaning Your Calves

Weaning is one of the most stressful times for both farmers and cattle. The delicate process sees calves separated from mothers and prepared for a life of farming. There are many different methods to weaning calves, each with a different stress level and impact upon the calf. Therefore, choosing the right weaning method will dramatically impact the calf’s health, stress, and value to the farm. Read more

Prepare for the calving season

Cattle Handling during Calving

Calving season can be stressful and strenuous for anyone – no matter how seasoned the farmer. There is a multitude of concerns that farmers need to keep an eye out for: adequate nutrition, calving difficulties and disease prevention.Read more

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