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25th April 2018 Best practice videos - MLA Goat Videos
https://www.mla.com.au/extension-training-and-tools/going-into-goats/videos/   Video resources Meat & Livestock Australia has developed a new series of best practice videos about the Australian goatmeat industry to help boost productivity in the sector. Click here to view the videos on YouTube. Topics cover... more details
20th March 2018 Export-ready businesses - Workshop
This workshop is designed for regional NSW export-ready businesses to prepare for expanding their business into the ASEAN markets.         The workshop will cover: &ra... more details
17th March 2018 Worm Identification & Fecal Egg Count Workshop - QLD
We are conducting Worm Identification & Fecal Egg Count Workshops in Rockhampton (Rockhampton Grammar School) and Gin Gin (Gin Gin State High).these workshops are open to all livestock breeders.If you would like more information for your members please contact me.Phone: 741563364Email: suris@blsurialpacas.comThank you.... more details
7th March 2018 FW: Wild Dog Bulletin - Exclusion Fencing in CWQ under the Qld Feral Pest Initiative
Hello All,   This Bulletin is about positive results – landholders being able to reduce the impacts on livestock.  I lived around this region for a decade, and to me this is a great story.   The Central Western Queensland Remote Area Planning and Development Board (RAPAD) region comprises the seven local government areas of Central West Queensland - Barcaldine Regional Council, Barcoo Shire Council, Blackall-Tambo Regional Council, Boulia S... more details
7th March 2018 Farming Meat Goats: Breeding Production and marketing
A new edition of Farming Meat Goats: Breeding Production and marketing, written by Barb Vincent has been published. It includes amongst other things, information on new types of fencing and illustrations of birth positions of kids in uteri, with instructions for dealing with breach births etc. Please see below for more information.   Regards   Julie   ... more details
26th February 2018 Study identifies $13 million goatmeat opportunity
Study identifies $13 million goatmeat opportunity 23 February 2018 A feasibility study into opportunities to encourage goatmeat consumption in Australia has identified that value-adding could create more demand and potentially generate $13 million for the industry annually.   Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) commissioned the study, Value adding goatmeat for domestic consumers, and is now seeking co-funding partners within the industry to act on ... more details
6th February 2018 EID & NLIS for goats – Webinar/Phone Seminar
EID & NLIS for goats – Webinar/Phone Seminar Victoria is transitioning to electronic ID for goats.    What do I need to do? Goat producers play a vital part in Victoria’s livestock traceability system. This webinar will inform Victorian goat producers about using electronic NLIS (Sheep) ear tags for goat herd management and the forthcoming changes to the rules for re... more details
6th February 2018 Do you use motion activated cameras?
Webinar description: Do you use motion activated cameras? Do you have 1,000s of photos you want to look at, but it's too hard or can'... more details
6th February 2018 Grazing land condition framework
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6th February 2018 Best Practice Videos
Hi Everyone, A new series of best practice videos about the Australian goatmeat industry have been developed to help boost productivity in the sector. Click here t... more details
31st January 2018 on-farm producer demonstration sites
Applications open for on-farm producer demonstration sites 13 December 2017 Funding is available for livestock producer groups to run local projects to validate and demonstrate the business value of integrating new technologies and on-farm management practices into local farming systems. Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) Producer Demonstration Sites (PDS) program provides funding of up to $25,000 a year for a maximum of three years, for up to ten beef catt... more details
22nd January 2018 FAMACHA© EYE COLOUR TRAINING
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22nd January 2018 Value adding goatmeat for Australian consumers - funding opportunity
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22nd January 2018 review of the Goat Johne’s Disease Market Assurance Program (GoatMAP).
Hi All   You may have heard that Animal Health Australia (AHA) is conducting a review of the Goat Johne’s Disease Market Assurance Program (GoatMAP).   A short online survey has been set up as a part of the project and the project leaders are looking to get as many goat producers to complete it as possible. Below is a bit of background information and a link to the survey.   Two veterinary consultants, Richard Shephard a... more details
17th January 2018 Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) Producer Demonstration Sites (PDS) program provides
Hi All, Funding is available for livestock producer groups to run local projects to validate and demonstrate the business value of integrating new technologies and on-farm management practices into local farming systems. Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) Producer Demonstration Sites (PDS) program provides funding of up to $25,000 a year for a maximum of three years, for up to ten beef cattle projects, five sheep projects and two goat projects that can commence in 20... more details
17th January 2018 Export Opportunities
In the members section there are 2 significant Export opportunities.   2000 Head commercial - Malaysia   Stud animals to Qatar.   Log in and have a look.    ... more details
5th January 2018 AWI Wild Dog Exclusion Fencing Guide 2017
Hello All,   Attached is a link for the AWI Wild Dog Exclusion Fencing Guide 2017 - ... more details