Autumn is a good time to insure all livestock and pets are wormed prior to the colder winter months. This will give your pets and livestock a better chance to sustain weight and body fat during the winter months.
Giant Parramatta grass is a coarse tussocky grass, 70-160 cm in height. The seed head is up to 40 cm long and 1-2 cm wide. Stems grow in a fan-like arrangement and the leaf-sheaths are folded. Leaf blades are up to 50 cm long and 1.5–5 mm wide. Its flower head is a dark, slaty green, dense, spike-like panicle 25-45 cm long, with branches usually lax at maturity, and sometimes diverging slightly. The spikelets are 1.5-2 mm long.
Why is it worth removing Paramatta Grass?
Parramatta grass can dramatically decrease economic viability of grazing land and lower land values, by reducing viable carrying capacity and decreased production by up to Continue reading →
Buffalo fly are small blood sucking pests that cause stress on animals…
Buffalo flies can cause production losses due to lowered weight gain, lowered milk yield and permanent hide damage. One Queensland study showed that steers protected from buffalo flies had a 14% Continue reading →
Certain fungi found on fresh pasture grasses, conserved roughage (hay, chaff, straw) and in grains can produce secondary compounds called mycotoxins. Several types of mycotoxins exist which may interact, especially under favourable environmental conditions, such as Continue reading →