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Livestock tools

Tools to assist livestock production, management and forward palnning


Electronic Bobby Calf National Vendor Declarations (NVDs)

Bobby Calf NVDs can now be generated from home computers using free software available through Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA).

Getting the best from 'Wormtest'

'Wormtest' measures the average number of worm eggs in the dung samples of stock.
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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.

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.

Calving histogram calculator (MLA)

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

Cattle yards and equipment (DPI NSW)

Provides a number of links to cattle yard design and equipment.

Cost of production beef, lamb & goat (MLA)

An interactive, 'do-it-yourself' tool to help livestock producers calculate costs of production.

Digital wool information - 'WoolQ'

'WoolQ, (formerly known as the Wool Exchange Portal), has been created after three years of consultation and discussion in response to industry demand for a centralised digital information platform.

Extension, training and tools (MLA)

Grazing and pasture management advice and tools from Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA).

Feed budget tables

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

InCalf Book and Other Tools (Dairy Australia)

'Incalf' is a national learning program to achieve measured improvement in herd reproductive performance, developed by Dairy Australia.

Making More from Sheep

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

Making More from sheep (MLA)

An interactive tool kit to help lamb and sheep producers calculate costs of production.

Record keeping for herd improvement (DPI NSW)

The recording systems outlined present a package of practical records for beef producers.

Sheep feedlot calculator

The feedlot calculator is easy to use and allows you to make well-informed decisions about the likely financial outcome before committing yourself.

Sheep yards & equipment (DPI NSW)

Provides links to a number of primefacts on sheep yard design and equipment.

Stock Underpass Pilot Program (June 2017)

The Tasmanian Government has announced a Stock Underpass Pilot Program to help dairy farmers improve road and farm safety.

Trade and Transport of Calves (DPIPWE)

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

Welcome to LAMBPLAN

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


The latest information on sheep worm control.