Livestock Nutrition

What is Sulphur? Sulphur (S) comes from the Latin word sulphurium, meaning ‘burning stone’ or, as it is colloquially termed throughout history, ‘brimstone’.  Sulphur is a chemical element found near hot springs or in large quantities of rock located in various volcanic regions all over the...

According to the Merck Veterinary Manual (2005) the definition of Bloat is an over-distention of the rumeno-reticulum with the gases of fermentation, either in the form of a persistent foam mixed with the ruminal contents, called primary or frothy bloat or in the form of...

Keep a close eye on the changing season! Winter is upon us.  Pastures are haying-off and nutrient quality generally decreases as a result.  During this change of season, producers should monitor the manure of their livestock to assist with identifying a reduction in feed quality.  When...

Australia is one of the largest producers of wool in the world with around 25 % of greasy wool sold on the world market coming from our Country.  Annual wool production is largely influenced by environmental and economic factors and with the ongoing drought and...