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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
The aim of the study was to determine whether the introduction of starch into the diet of lambs as an integral part of the weaning process would provide benefits to the rumen function of the lamb in order to improve feed conversion efficiency... Phone: Fax: Email: Objectives +61 8 85958048 N/A james@chowilla.com.au The focus of this report is to identify opportunities to introduce starch into the diet of lambs at weaning to improve the feed conversion efficiency and improve the lifetime production of the subject animals... The study showed that starch can improve the rumen function of lambs allowing for better feed conversion efficiency and resulting in better performance of the lambs...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Products may be identified by proprietary or trade names to help readers identify particular types of products but this is not, and is not intended to be, an endorsement or recommendation of any product or manufacturer referred to... While it is obvious that Australia's economy no longer rides on the sheep back the significant contribution the sheep industry makes as a proportion of Agricultural and total exports highlights the importance of both the wool and lamb industry and in turn why the declining national flock and continuity of supply problems need to be addressed... The sheep industry generally has been relatively slow in adopting these techniques, and we now, as a result, have the advantage of learning from the mistakes of other industries...
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" Over the Fence: From wool to wheat in a working lifetime - Apr 2012 08 August 2012.. Where once merino wool production was 'king', crops now dominate the farming region of south west Queensland, including on Bill and Rosemary Galagher's 4000-hectare Thallon district property "Langoora"... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Merino wool production is the major enterprise on Apsley Park the price we receive for our wool is extremely important... The people did not know my background in wool I assume I was treated like any customer... The industry needs to think about how we can position wool so that new fibres can take share from cotton and synthetics, and not wool...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
I wanted to see if there was the opportunity or need for Australia to co-operatively work with other sheep producing countries for the benefit of all sheep producers worldwide... There is high demand for increasing industry requirements and also from agriculture... There is an increasing demand by customers for finer high quality wool which is used in very fine knit wear and sportswear...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
A report for Australian Nuffield Farming Scholars Association, Supported by Australian Wool Innovation... Robert Kelly The focus of wool producers Supported by: AWI 1.. The report also outlines why producers need to focus on individual performance and use the industry for the marketing of wool...
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