Archive for June 2019

ImmuneDEX Breeding Value Announced

New research done by Angus Australia & CSIRO has lead to the development of ImmuneDEX – a genetic description of an animal’s ability to react to an immune system challenge (i.e. disease).

With further research this genetic strategy is expected to help reduce the use of antibiotics & also improve animal health & welfare.

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When is a drought man-made?

An interesting article written by Terry McCosker from RCS -‘There is always a cost in a drought. The difficult thing is to restrict the cost to a financial one. However frequently, due to lack of a solid drought plan, there is a cost to the land, the livestock and the people in the business, on top of a financial loss’.

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