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Introduction Tail rot is a condition frequently observed in cattle in northern Australia where part of the tail rots away, resulting in a shorter ‘stubby’ tail. While the exact cause is not…
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Many breeder paddocks in northern Australia are too big and under-watered to achieve optimum productivity. In the Barkly Tableland region, for example, average paddock area is 218 km² (21 800 hectares) and…
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Introduction Phosphorus (P) often restricts beef production in northern Australia. When an animal’s P demand cannot be met either from the diet or by mobilising body reserves, dietary intake and growth are…
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Northern Western Australia is a vast region widely recognised for its spectacular landscapes and unique ecosystems with high environmental, economic, social and cultural values. The WA rangelands are also a source of…
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The project Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland staff are investigating a range of strategies and technologies aimed at making Queensland grazing businesses more profitable and drought resilient.  The project, ‘Delivering integrated…
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Uneven use of the landscape has long been a concern for producers in the extensively managed beef production systems of northern Australia. Historically, the solution to this problem has required costly infrastructure…
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The National livestock export industry – sheep, cattle and goat transport performance report 2017 aimed to summarise the performance of the livestock export industry in terms of mortality levels of sheep, cattle and goats…
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The National livestock export industry – sheep, cattle and goat transport performance report 2016 aimed to summarise the performance of the livestock export industry in terms of mortality levels of sheep, cattle and goats…
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Much of northern Australia is phosphorus (P) deficient (Picture 1), but supplement sales figures and beef research/extension officers tell us that the majority of properties in deficient areas are not supplementing their…
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Legume Best Management Practice in the Brigalow Belt Bio-Region project aims to improve the productivity, profitability and sustainability of beef enterprises through reliable and successful use of pasture legumes. This will be…
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