Archive for March 2020

Your farm & COVID-19

The Cattle Council has prepared a factsheet for farmers in relation to COVID-19. It contains some simple tips on how to look after both yourself & your staff.

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ET calves arrive home

We’ve just had 30 ET calves arrive home. It’s always an exciting time, as these calves represent the top end of our breeding program. It’s a rather long & expensive process to get them to this point, starting in early 2018 when we took four elite cows to Holbrook to flush.

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Recap – Grazing in Extremes Field Day, Wilmot Cattle Co. Ebor

Two weeks ago a Field Day was held at Wilmot Cattle Co., Ebor titled ‘Grazing in Extremes’. Around 400 people attended & by all reports it was an excellent event. Unfortunately we couldn’t make it, but there was a great summary on the NSW Country Hour that we highly recommend tuning in to. Speakers included Jim Gerrish, Dr Christine Jones & Stuart Austin.

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#farmlife

Life is always busy but we’ve been trying to make the most of the lovely weather lately. Our boys enjoy anything & everything outside so we’ve been having plenty of makeshift picnic lunches & enjoying the odd campfire dinner….

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All Things Succession

We recently listened to a great podcast on farm succession. It was a two part interview with Tony Catt from Catapult Wealth) conducted by the Profitable Farmer podcast. Here are our notes from the interview…

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40 New Stud Cows Arrive at Trio

We’re very excited to have sourced 40 exceptional stud cows to add to our breeding program. We purchased them from Murdeduke Angus, Winchelsea VIC. A large stud well-known for its emphasis on independent assessment & performance recording.

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Take Control of Your Time

We’ve just finished an online farm business program called ‘Take Control’ through the Farm Owners Academy. A key module in the course was ‘Take Control of Your Time’. We thought we’d share the top three lessons that stood out to us…

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