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Information and links relating to the sheep (wool, lamb, mutton) industry in Tasmania
Links (FarmPoint is not responsible for the content of the websites linked to below. The link does not constitute any form of endorsement.)
: Animal health cost-benefit calculator (MLA)
The Animal Health cost-benefit calculator has been developed to help you work out the benefit of applying an animal health treatment to your herd for bloat, clostridial diseases and grass tetany.
: Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit
AGBU's work has greatly assisted the improvement of livestock through breeding in Australia and overseas. A vibrant scientific program continues with regular publication of research results in scientific journals. However, its main purpose is to meet ongoing demands from Australia's livestock industries for research, development and training in genetics.
: Buying and Selling Sheep and Goats in Tasmania
The National Livestock Identification Scheme (NLIS) for sheep & goats has been developed to maintain and improve access to export markets by strengthening the integrity of the product supply chain.
: SheepConnect Tasmania
Sheep Connect Tasmania is Australia Wool Innovation’s (AWI’s) key investment in extension for the Tasmanian sheep and wool industries.
: NLIS Allflex tags
Provides a link to the order forms for Allflex NLIS tags. Return the completed forms to livestock agents, who will then forward them on for processing.
: Australia's Red Meat Integrity System
A system of food safety measures, quality assurance and traceability from paddock to plate, guarantees the integrity of Australia’s $22.9 billion red meat industry.
The RSPCA's mission is to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection.
: Sheep CRC
The CRC for Sheep Industry Innovation is a collaboration between Australia's leading sheep industry organisations, which is supported under the Australian Government's Cooperative Research Centres Program.
: Welcome to LAMBPLAN
Practical information for terminal and dual purpose sheep producers on the genetic potential of their animals.