Leading Sheep leading the Way



Having trouble viewing this email? View this email in your browser.

Header

27/04/2017

Around the Camp: Pain relief options

·         Keen for a yarn?

·         Drought Wellbeing Service – here if you need

·         Tech e-challenge needs woolgrowers to mentor!

·         Pain Relief FAQs

·         Upcoming events

·         eBulletins

1. Keen for a yarn?

Looking for some interesting listening during those long days in the paddock or an easy way to keep up with what’s going on? The Yarn Podcast Episode 12 talks about the world’s largest sheep experiment, among other topics. The Merino Lifetime Productivity Project looks into the changes in a sheep’s capability throughout its life – including genetic and economic lifetime performance. It’s also provided a great forum for producers to collaborate and find answers to their own questions.

Click here to listen to this podcast or others.

Back to the top

2. Drought Wellbeing Service - here if you need

We’re a tough, determined bunch but sometimes it all just gets a bit much. A lot of hard work goes into running a family owned business which can lead to financial and emotional stress. The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Drought Wellbeing Service offers free counselling and support to people living and working in areas impacted by drought.

Click here for more information or to chat to a local counsellor.

Back to the top

3. Tech e-challenge needs woolgrowers to mentor

Have you got a few ideas about how to make the wool world a better place? Here’s an opportunity to mentor teams of young people to find and develop digital tools to solve everyday problems in the wool industry. There are great prizes involved and it’s an awesome way to contribute to innovation in our industry. The program is being run by Charles Sturt University, AWI and the University of Adelaide.

Want to get involved, click here.

Back to the top

4. Pain relief FAQs

There has been large scale adoption of pain relief use for lamb marking. This article summarises the differences between the newest pain relief options - such as when to use (before or after marking), if a prescription is required, withholding periods and more. It also includes a cost comparison table to determine which is best for you.

For more information click here.

Back to the top

5. Upcoming events

27 April, Future flock forum, St George. For more information or to register click here.

3 May, Allambie field day, Cooladdi. For more information or to register please contact Darren Jennings at South West NRM on 0428 220 136 or email darren.jennings@swnrm.org.au.

3 May 1-2 pm AEST, Strategies for rebuilding following drought Webinar. For more information or to register click here.

8 & 9 May, Grazing BMP, Blackall. For more information or to register click here.

Learn secrets to successful feral pig control. For more information or to register click here.

·         9 May, Aramac

·         11 May, Boulia

·         12 May, Winton

11 & 12 May, OBE Organic Grazing BMP forum, Thargomindah. Click here for more information or to register.

Grazing Fundamentals workshops. To find out more contact Darren Jennings at South West NRM on 0428 220 136 or emaildarren.jennings@swnrm.org.au.  Click here to view the flyer.

·         22 May, Charleville

·         24 May, Bollon

·         26 May, Quilpie

Pest Animal Management & Chemical Training. To find out more click here.

·         16 May, Alpha

·         17 May, Barcaldine

·         18 May, Longreach

·         23 May, Cloncurry

·         23 May, Quilpie

·         25 May, Cunnamulla

Valuation and Freeholding Update, South West Queensland. To find out more contact Vicki Franklin at AgForce on 0418 485 501 or franklinv@agforceqld.org.au.

·         01 June, Charleville

·         02 June, Roma

Mulga and Nutrition workshops. To find out more contact Darren Jennings at South West NRM on 0428 220 136 or emaildarren.jennings@swnrm.org.au

·         6 June, Cunnamulla

·         7 June, Charleville

·         8 June, Cooladdi

14 June, Fire, Biodiversity and Carbon, 'Tooloombilla', Injune. To find out more contact Rhonda Toms-Morgan at QMDC onrhondat@qmdc.org.au

Remote monitoring field days. To find out more contact Nicole Sallur on nicole.sallur@daf.qld.gov.au or Kiri Broad onkiri.broad@daf.qld.gov.au

·         19 June, St George

·         20 June, Morven

·         21 June, Isisford

·         22 June, Longreach

22 June, Merino Link conference, Goulburn, NSWClick here for more information.

24 & 25 June, Wild dog workshop and marksmanship challenge, Raglan. To find out more click here.

Digital Property Mapping with the Spatial Hub. Please call Jane Tincknell on 0472 877 271 to register your interest to attend.

·         27 June, Yaraka

·         28 June, Jundah

·         29 June, Longreach

Back to the top

6. eBulletins

AWI weekly wool price reports

AWI Woolgrowers' newsletter March 2017

Beyond the Bale March 2017

Sheep CRC News March 2017

Sheep Central

ParaBoss News April 2017 Feature Articles

Pest Smart Feral Flyer

National Wild Dog Action Plan Communique 24 April 2017

South West NRM Three Rivers Three Creeks March 2017

FutureBeef update April 2017

Back to the top

Footer

You're receiving this email because you subscribed to our mailing list.

Not interested anymore? Unsubscribe from the Leading Sheep newsletter.

Copyright © Leading Sheep 2017

********************************DISCLAIMER****************************
The information contained in the above e-mail message or messages
(which includes any attachments) is confidential and may be legally
privileged. It is intended only for the use of the person or entity
to which it is addressed. If you are not the addressee any form of
disclosure, copying, modification, distribution or any action taken
or omitted in reliance on the information is unauthorised. Opinions
contained in the message(s) do not necessarily reflect the opinion
of the Queensland Government and its authorities. If you received
this communication in error, please notify the sender immediately
and delete it from your computer system network.

Author: Leading Sheep