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Livestock Management

Useful livestock management tools and information.

Beef Industry

Information on the Tasmanian beef industry.

Dairy Industry

Dairy information for Tasmania.

Managing dry seasonal conditions in Tasmania

There are a range of tips, strategies and support programs to support Tasmanian farmers facing dry seasonal conditions.

Sheep Industry

Information on the wool and sheep meat industry in Tasmania.

LiceBoss

LiceBoss is a computerised decision support system that helps woolgrowers estimate the probability of lice infestation, estimate the degree of wool loss and offer suggestions on available chemicals and expected residue levels.
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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.

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 Welfare and the Tasmanian Dairy Industry

The revised Dairy Welfare Guide released by DPIPWE.

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.

Australia's Red Meat Integrity System (MLA)

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.

Bovine Pestivirus in Tasmania

Information on Bovine Pestivirus including diagnostics, risks and management information.

Bushfire information and assistance from SheepConnect Tasmania

Links to the latest bushfire information, assistance providers and animal welfare advice prepared by SheepConnect Tasmania.

Calving histogram calculator (MLA)

The calving histogram has been developed to help producers measure the calving performance of their herds.

Feed budget tables

Feed budget tables for drought/dry conditions in southern Australia.

Grain and Graze 3 (GRDC)

The Grain & Graze program aims to boost farm profitability across the mixed farming zone of southern Australia, while helping to protect the environment.

LiceBoss (AWI)

LiceBoss is a computerised decision support system that helps woolgrowers estimate the probability of lice infestation, estimate the degree of wool loss and offer suggestions on available chemicals and expected residue levels.

Livestock Transport Welfare Standards

National welfare standards for the transport of livestock.

Making More from Sheep

Provides information on business, pastures, resources and sheep technology to help producers increase the productivity and profitability of their enterprises.

Managing Tasmanian Native Pastures

Native pastures underpin the long-term productivity, profitability and sustainability of grazing activities on many Tasmanian properties, particularly fine wool grazing properties. They are also a significant vegetation community for conserving native plants and animals, and maintaining stable and healthy soils.

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.

Property Registration for Livestock Identification (PICs)

Application forms for Property Identification Codes (PICs) in Tasmania.

Temple Grandin's Web Page (USA)

Information on livestock behaviour and the design of livestock facilities.

Trade and Transport of Calves (DPIPWE)

Animal welfare guidelines for the trade and transport of calves, including bobby calves.

Using DSEs and carrying capacities to compare sheep enterprises (NSW DPI)

Shows the comparative feed requirements of sheep through the use of dry sheep equivalent ratios.

Welcome to LAMBPLAN

Practical information for terminal and dual purpose sheep producers on the genetic potential of their animals.