Beef cattle farming makes up a significant portion of Australia’s agricultural industry, and it’s no secret that maintaining healthy and well-contained livestock is key to a farms profitability. A key area of consideration when it comes to cattle farming is ensuring that cattle remain within designated areas and that any pests or predators are kept out. This is where having robust farm gates and fencing is important and choosing the right material is crucial.
Summer can be a tough time for cattle, especially if they are not properly cared for. High temperatures and humidity can lead to heat stress, which can adversely affect the quality of the meat produced, fertility, and overall health of the animal. In some severe cases, heat stress can even lead to death. That’s why it’s important to take steps to keep your cattle cool and comfortable during the summer months to ensure their well-being.
Steel buildings are regarded as a quality investment as they are known for their durability and longevity. In comparison to other popular building materials such as timber, steel has no match. Truly understanding the pros and cons of steel buildings can provide you with greater insight into whether a steel workshop is right for your property.
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.
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.