Pestivirus is a pest for bovines.

March 17, 2024 | 2 min read
Pestivirus is an insidious disease that is endemic in both the beef and dairy herds of Australia. It’s estimated that up to 90 per cent of herds have been infected.

Effective weaning = thriving calves

Feb. 10, 2024 | 3 min read
As a beef farmer it is important to get the transition of weaning your stock right. An effective weaning strategy ensures calves continue to thrive, develop and improve body condition.

Cattle bolus for cattle health

Feb. 10, 2024 | 2 min read
Launched in Australia in 2023, the revolutionary and unique Cosecure Cattle Bolus is now available from Abbey Animal Health.

ProviCo hosts farm health forum

Feb. 9, 2024 | 2 min read
An upcoming ProviCo Calf Health Forum will provide an excellent opportunity for the industry to gain insights from international experts while connecting with fellow professionals.

Improved productivity in a bolus.

Feb. 8, 2024 | 2 min read
In modern livestock management, ensuring optimal performance in cattle is essential for both the economic success of the farm and the welfare of the animal.

Long-acting trace elements for livestock

Sept. 20, 2023 | 2 min read
The effective delivery of trace elements is crucial for the optimal health and productivity of both cattle and sheep.

Cattle selection for nitrogen use efficiency

Sept. 15, 2023 | 2 min read
A simple test to select nitrogen-efficient cattle is the outcome of years of research at The University of Queensland.

Simplifying calf rearing

April 19, 2023 | 2 min read
“Helping farmers achieve the best possible results with the resources they have available.” This is the outcome that MaxCare is trying to achieve with their clients, says Maxum business manager Tom Newton.

HGP market tipped to rapidly recover

Feb. 27, 2023 | 3 min read
Excellent seasonal conditions in many parts of northern Australia, increased breeder numbers and buoyant beef prices means the Hormonal Growth Promotant (HGP) market is being tipped to quickly recover to pre-drought levels.

Cloud app harnesses animal performance data

Feb. 25, 2023 | 3 min read
Easier access to animal performance data and the ability to easily monitor and edit it, is becoming increasingly important as producers face ever increasing demands on their time.

Money in boosting minerals in cattle

Feb. 25, 2023 | 3 min read
Cattle producers are reaping the benefits of improved herd fertility, increased weight gain and fewer stock losses thanks to the strategic use of a trace mineral injection.

Welcome addition to pain management at marking

Feb. 24, 2023 | 3 min read
Marking time will soon be upon us once again and with the welcome addition of a new pain relief product over-the-counter (OTC) in rural reseller stores, there is no better time to remind producers of the importance of providing adequate pain relief to calves and lambs at marking.

The impact of BRD on young, pastured cattle

Feb. 24, 2023 | 3 min read
Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is a problem that is commonly identified in young, growing cattle (including non-feedlot cattle).

Increased risk of liver fluke this autumn

Feb. 23, 2023 | 3 min read
Floods, above-average rainfall, mild temperatures and the extensive movement of livestock throughout eastern Australia have created ideal conditions for an increase in the prevalence of liver fluke this autumn.

Lush feed brings high risk of bloat

Nov. 11, 2022 | 3 min read
At this time of year, the word bloat can strike fear for many cattle producers, but Bloat-Drench and Bloat Pasture Spray from Vicchem can help, says Vicchem’s Dugald McFarlane.