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|AGBU's work has greatly assisted the improvement of livestock through breeding in Australia and overseas. A vibrant scientific program continues with regular publication of research results in scientific journals. However, its main purpose is to meet ongoing demands from Australia's livestock industries for research, development and training in genetics.|
|The Animal Health cost-benefit calculator has been developed to help you work out the benefit of applying an animal health treatment to your herd for bloat, clostridial diseases and grass tetany.|
|Provides useful information on the Texel sheep breed, sales and projects.|
|The Australian Wool Growers Association (AWGA) was formed in 1996 to represent wool growers and be a strong and independent voice. |
|AWEX Market Information Services provides a range of wool industry market reports based on daily, weekly, monthly, and annual cycles. |
|The National Livestock Identification Scheme (NLIS) for sheep & goats has been developed to maintain and improve access to export markets by strengthening the integrity of the product supply chain.|
|An interactive, 'do-it-yourself' tool kit to help lamb and sheep producers calculate their costs of production. |
|Provides information on herd and flock rebuilding, grain, graze or cropping, trading stock or agistment and key considerations for recovery.
|Provides information on fat score targets for breeding ewes at joining and how conception rates could improve if these targets are reached.|
|Provides the method for fat scoring and manual fat scoring assessment criteria and tissue depth.
|Contains information on identification requirements for agisting sheep and goats in Tasmania.|
|There are three broad types of internal parasite that can cause significant health issues in sheep – worms, flukes and protozoa.|
|The Invasive Species Branch (ISB) has lead responsibility for terrestrial vertebrate invasive animals and all declared weeds in Tasmania. A number of new and emerging threats, as well as established invasive species, will be targeted by the ISB.|
|Sheep Genetics is a joint program by Australian Wool Innovation Ltd (AWI) and Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA). |
|AWI publication to assist producers to manage sheep in drought lots.|
|Native pastures underpin the long-term productivity, profitability and sustainability of grazing activities on many Tasmanian properties, particularly fine wool grazing properties. They are also a significant vegetation community for conserving native plants and animals, and maintaining stable and healthy soils.|
|Quarantine Services has a wide range of responsibilities that include facilitation of exports and development of market access opportunities by providing preclearance barrier and post barrier control systems, technical data and quarantine integrity that is acknowledged in both the domestic and international marketplace. The Service also undertakes a quarantine barrier function to prevent the introduction of unwanted pests and diseases.
|Ovine Johne's Disease (OJD) information for Tasmanian sheep producers.|
|The CRC for Sheep Industry Innovation is a collaboration between Australia's leading sheep industry organisations, which is supported under the Australian Government's Cooperative Research Centres Program.|
|Sheep drench decision guide for Tasmania from the national website - wormboss.com.au|
|Provides links to a number of primefacts on sheep feeding and nutrition.|
|The feedlot calculator is easy to use and allows you to make well-informed decisions about the likely financial outcome before committing yourself.|
|Provides a number of links to primefacts on sheep management.|
|Provides links to a number of primefacts on sheep yard design and equipment.|
|SheepConnect is a cooperative initiative between Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) and DPIPWE to engage sheep producers in continuous improvement of their sheep and wool productivity systems.
|Information on livestock behaviour and the design of livestock facilities. |
|Woolgrowers can access a suite of online sheep health, welfare and productivity and enterprise profitability tools, based industry research and benchmarks, and supported by industry experts.|
|A user-friendly calculator that prices a wool clip based on wool characteristics and daily or historical wool auction prices.|
|This website provides access to resource materials for the sheep industry through the Australian Wool Education Trust.|
|The latest information on sheep worm control.|