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Farrer 130254

Farrer 130254 was purchased by Ida Vale in 2014 from NSW at a record price of $17000. 

 

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A comparison of livestock enterprises including self replacing

The emergence of very large flocks of cleanskin sheep in pastoral Queensland and other states suggests private investors and former sheep people are convinced they are a viable option in environments that could be described as semi arid and best...

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Ida Vale 23rd Production Sale CATALOGUES DISPLAYED

12TH OCTOBER 2016 KOJONUP SHOWGROUNDS, AUCTION STARTS AT 1PM

 The Ida vale 23rd Production sale will be held on Wednesday 12th October 2016 at the Kojonup Showgrounds. There will be 120 White Suffolk, 70 White Dorper and 50 Dorper Rams Offered. 

Ida Vale Inspection Day

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Farrer 130254

Farrer 130254 was purchased by Ida Vale in 2014 from NSW at a record price of $17000. 

 

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A comparison of livestock enterprises including self replacing

The emergence of very large flocks of cleanskin sheep in pastoral Queensland and other states suggests private investors and former sheep people are convinced they are a viable option in environments that could be described as semi arid and best suited to new African meat sheep genotypes.  It is therefore timely to see how nine self replacing livestock enterprises perform and to compare their gross margin differences. Breeds used include

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Dorper dung DNA discoveries

THE quest to uncover what gives Dorpers the edge over Merinos in the expansive rangelands of NSW has seen Department of Primary Industry (DPI) staff extract plant DNA from sheep dung.
DPI rangelands researcher Yohannes Alemseged said the DNA is contributing to a study which aims to develop grazing management strategies to support rangeland producers who have moved to non-traditional meat breeds.

 

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