Sheep

Finding a sheep dipping contractor in your local area has never been easier, thanks to the new BESTWOOL/BESTLAMB Dipping Map and availability calendar.

Launched recently on the BESTWOOL/BESTLAMB website, with support from Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), the Dipping Map shows contractors in your local area and the dates they will be available, making it easy for producers to schedule and book a suitable time.

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A recent increase in lice numbers across the state has prompted the Livestock Health and Pest Authorities to review the sheep lice policy in NSW with the aim of developing a more coordinated approach to lice control.

Meetings were held around the state this week to review the NSW Sheep Lice Policy, with LHPA staff and directors along with relevant staff from Industry & Investment NSW.

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The Dorper sheep is well known for its ability to adapt and survive in a variety of climatic and grazing conditions. The Dorper was originally bred from the more arid regions of South Africa in the 1930’s. Initially imported into Australia in the mid 1990’s, its suitability to a range of climatic conditions and low maintenance has seen the Dorper develop into one of the largest meat sheep breeds in Australia.

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An explosion of lucerne growth following summer rains now offers graziers the opportunity to boost lamb production according to Industry & Investment (I&I) NSW.

I&I NSW advisory officer, Jim Meckiff, said graziers can take advantage of good green feed at this time of year by finishing lambs,
growing out replacement ewe weaners and flushing ewes to lift conception rates.

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