When you’re designing a good cattle yard, it can provide a number of benefits to your farm, that make managing your herd a lot easier. The opposite is true as well, as a poorly designed cattle yard won’t just make life more difficult for your cows, but also your cattle handlers and even you. Unfortunately, many farmers make a number of big cattle yard design mistakes that increase the risk of injuries and accidents that can occur while handling cattle.
Winter is an incredibly important time for farmers to maintain their property; protecting it from the weather and the risk of disrepair. While providing shelter and water for your herd will increase the likelihood of your cattle surviving, there are still other factors that need to be considered. During the colder periods of the year, farmers are short on resources and need to implement efficient pasture management strategies. Luckily, the benefits provided by steel products allow for farmers to effectively manage their farms.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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