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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...

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HEALTH STATUS OF IDA VALE LIVESTOCK

Brucellosis (Brucella ovis) Ida Vale is currently an accredited flock (WAOVAC278), blood testing rams bi-annually to maintain this accreditation.  The Department of Agricutlure and Food manage this voluntary scheme. The following link will take you to the Dpt of Food and Agriculture page that has the current list of accredited flocks in WA.  WA accredited Brucellosis flocks

 

Ovine Johnes Disease All stud sheep at Ida Vale are vaccinated at marking with Gudair.

Extra Inforamtion:   www.ojd.com.au

                           Diagnosising Ovine Johne's disease

                          The economic impact of OJD infection on sheep farms

Footrot Ida Vale is footrot free.

Worms Ida Vale is breeding for worm resistance.  We have sampled all the lambs individually since the 2007 drop.  This is a trait we feel is going to be of significant value to our clients.

Extra Information: BREEDING FOR WORM RESISTANCE

                         Worm control in southern prime lamb production systems