Crisis feeding



Successful scrub feeding is not limited to the more palatable and nutritious species, especially during dry periods. Scrub with a higher fibre content, and lower nutritive value, can…

The Lasker’s run a self-replacing cattle breeding operation comprised of a Santa Gertrudis based herd. Ben and Bindy credit attending a Hold ‘Em or Fold ‘Em – Risk Based Decision Making and Resilience workshop in Surat, amongst other learning opportunities, for helping them change their management practices during tough, ongoing drought conditions. Read the Lasker’s story.

This Meat & Livestock Australia guide provides an objective description system to assess beef cattle in low body condition and guidance on their management. Download this guide here (PDF,…

The North Australian dry tropics has a highly variable climate. Having a plan for managing the dry years is crucial for every grazing business. The higher the rainfall…

Key messages Crisis feeding is a survival strategy to provide readily available energy and protein to animals that are in poor condition and weak. Crisis feeding is expensive.…