Feed conversion efficiency is a major driver of lamb production profitability, and two NSW White Suffolk studs have been working to measure the breed's success in the feedlot.
The Australian White Suffolk Association has made a stand to wipe out ovine brucellosis once and for all with membership of the association restricted to producers accredited under the national ovine brucellosis-free accreditation scheme.
Geoff Davey has been using Stockscan for about 14 years, using the collated data to build a picture that helps identify the best breeding lines in his stud flock
A background in livestock extension and an interest in understanding how farmers use - or do not use - applications (apps) on their smart phones has led Penny Schulz into a PhD studying that very subject.
The new Lambplan Terminal Carcase Production index will allow White Suffolk breeders to maximise genetic gains in growth and muscling while maintaining key eating quality traits.
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With parts of the country still struggling with the effects of drought and climate scientists warning the worst may still be to come, an increasing number of farmers are rethinking their approach to water storage.
Advertiser content: This year marks 30 years since Rosedale Charolais held its first on-property bull sale and the Millner family's pioneering approach to breeding and marketing has made their cattle a perfect fit for commercial producers.