Tips from our Team Video Series
The “Tips from our Team” video series features practical advice from our Sustainable Agriculture and Animal Health teams to support local farmers and livestock industries.
Cattle and Theileria
Ian Poe, District Veterinarian explains the cattle disease Theileria and how to minimise it’s impact on your herd.
Hay vs Silage
Nathan Jennings, Senior Land Services Officer explains the key differences between hay and silage and how to work out which provides the best value feed.
Poisonous Plants and Livestock
Phillip Kemsley, District Veterinarian explains some of the most common plants causing poisonings on the North Coast and how to manage them to reduce risks to your livestock.
Cattle and Parasites
Jocelyn Todd, District Veterinarian explains the features of integrated pest management for parasite management in your herd.
Feed Testing: Silage
Brendan O’Brien, Senior Land Services Officer, on how and why to sample silage to determine it’s quality
The National Livestock Identification System
North Coast Local Land Services biosecurity officer Jessica Lock outlines the requirements when selling cattle
Preparing for Joining
Jocelyn Todd, District Veterinarian discusses tips for preparing your breeders for a successful joining period
Heat Stress in Cattle
Liz Bolin, District Veterinarian shares practical tips for North Coast beef producers on the prevention and management of heat stress in cattle.
Alix Johnston, Land Services Officer, explains the importance of soil tests and how to take one
Feed Testing: Pastures
Julie Dart, Senior Land Services Officer, on how to calculate feed available for grazing in your pastures using the Median Quadrant Technique.