Authors

Anyou Liu, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia
Clinton Revell, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia
Phil Nichols, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Brad Nutt, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Darryl Clements, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Lucy Anderton, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Stephen Gherardi, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Chris Oldham, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Paul Sanford, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
John Gladman, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
G. E. Donald, CSIRO, Western Australia
A. Edirisinghe, CSIRO, Western Australia
D. A. Henry, CSIRO, Western Australia
S. P. Gittins, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
R. C. G. Smith, Department of Land Information Western Australia
Roy Butler, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Kelly Pearce, CSIRO, Western Australia, Murdoch University, Western Australia
David Masters, CSIRO, Western Australia
David Pethick, Murdock University, Western Australia
Andrew Thompson, Dept of Primary Industries, Victoria
Ken Hart, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Johan Greeff, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Beth Paganoni, University of Western Australia.
Rachel Kirby, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Matt Ryan, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Kira Butler, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Roger Heggarty, New South Wales Agriculture, NSW
David Hopkins, New South Wales Agriculture, NSW
Samantha Giles, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Tom Plaisted, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Mark Ferguson, Dept of Primary Industries, Vic
Darren Gordon, Dept of Primary Industries, Vic
John Young, Farming Systems Analysis Service, Kojonup, Western Australia
Sandra Brown, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Ian McFarland, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
John Archer, Producer, Narrogin, Western Australia
John Milton, The University of Western Australia
Ron Davidson, The University of Western Australia
Graeme Martin, The University of Western Australia
David Lindsay, The University of Western Australia
Johnathan England, Castle Carrock Merinos, Kingston SE, South Australia
Mandy Curnow, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Karina P. Wood, NSW Department of Primary Industries
Ashley K. White, NSW Department of Primary Industries
B. Lloyd Davies, NSW Department of Primary Industries
Paul M. Carberry, NSW Department of Primary Industries
Mark Hyder, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Mike Freer, CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, A.C.T.
Andrew van Burgel, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Kazue Tanaka, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Andrew Peterson, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Roger Wiese, Fairport Technologies International, South Perth, WA
Gonzalo Mata, CSIRO, Western Australia
Evan Burt, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Amanda Miller, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Anne Bennett, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Felicity Flugge, CRC for Plant-based Management of Dryland Salinity
Amir Abadi, CRC for Plant-based Management of Dryland Salinity: Dept. of Agriculture, WA
Perry Dolling, CRC for Plant-based Management of Dryland Salinity: Dept. of Agriculture, WA
Dean Thomas, The University of WA
Mike Ewing, The University of WA
David Lindsay, The University of WA
Emma Kopke, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
E. A. Dowling, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
E. K. Crossley, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Brien (Ben) E. Norton, Curtin University of Technology Western Australia
John Karlsson, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Geoff Pollott, Imperial College London UK
Diana Fedorenko, Department of Agriculture Western Australia, CRC for Plant-based Management of Dryland Salinity.
Darryl Clements, Department of Agriculture Western Australia, CRC for Plant-based Management of Dryland Salinity
Robert Beard, Farmer, Meckering WA, CRC for Plant-based Management of Dryland Salinity.
Brown Besier, Department of Agriculture Western Australia
Una Ryan, Murdock University, Western Australia
Caroline Bath, Murdock University, Western Australia

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publisher

Department of Agriculture Western Australia

Publication Date

27-7-2004

Keywords

Pasture, Diversity, Serradella, medics, biserrula, pasture legume, Pastures from Space, Pasture growth rates, Metabolisable energy, Liveweight gain. Biserrula, Photosensitisation, Saltbush, Lifetime Wool, Genetic merit, Reproductive traits, Wool, Lambs, Confined feeding, Estimate breeding value, Eating quality, MIDAS, economics, Ewe nutrition, Fibre diameter, Clean fleece weight, Electronic Identification, Barley, Bioclip, LAMBPLAN, Feed budgeting, Drought strategy, GrazFeed®, Hauteur, Pasture Watch, Farming System, Sheep management, Whole-farm management, Alternate sheep breeds, Rotational grazing, Poisonous Plants, Worm Resistance, Lucerne, French serradella

Abstract

Precision Pastures Using Species Diversity to Improve Pasture Performance Anyou Liu and Clinton Revell, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia New Annual Pasture Legumes for Sheep Graziers Phil Nichols, Angelo Loi, Brad Nutt and Darryl McClements Department of Agriculture Western Australia Pastures from Space – Can Satellite Estimates of Pasture Growth Rate be used to Increase Farm Profit? Lucy Anderton, Stephen Gherardi and Chris Oldham Department of Agriculture Western Australia Summer-active Perennial Grasses for Profitable Sheep Production Paul Sanford and John Gladman, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia Pastures From Space – Validation Of Predictions Of Pasture Growth Rates DONALD, G.E.A, EDIRISINGHE, A.A, HENRY, D.A.A, MATA, G.A, GHERARDI, S.G.B, OLDHAM, C.M.B, GITTINS, S.P.B AND SMITH, R. C. G.C ACSIRO, Livestock Industries, PMB 5, Wembley, WA, 6913. BDepartment of Agriculture Western Australia, Bentley, WA, 6983. C Department of Land Information Western Australia, Floreat, WA, 6214. Production and Management of Biserrula Pasture - Managing the Risk of Photosensitivity Dr Clinton Revell and Roy Butler, Department of Agriculture Western Australia Meat Quality of Sheep Grazed on a Saltbush-based Pasture Kelly Pearce1,2, David Masters1, David Pethick2, 1 CSIRO LIVESTOCK INDUSTRIES, WEMBLEY, WA 2 SCHOOL OF VETERINARY AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE, MURDOCH UNIVERSITY, MURDOCH, WA Precision Sheep Lifetime Wool – Carryover Effects on Subsequent Reproduction of the Ewe Flock Chris Oldham, Department of Agriculture Western Australia Andrew Thompson, Primary Industries Research Victoria (PIRVic), Dept of Primary Industries, Hamilton, Vic Ewe Productivity Trials - a Linked Analysis Ken Hart, Johan Greeff, Department of Agriculture Western Australia, Beth Paganoni, School of Animal Biology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Western Australia. Grain Finishing Systems For Prime Lambs Rachel Kirby, Matt Ryan, Kira Buttler, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia The Effects of Nutrition and Genotype on the Growth and Development, Muscle Biochemistry and Consumer Response to Lamb Meat David Pethick, Department of Veterinary Science, Murdoch University, WA, Roger Heggarty and David Hopkins, New South Wales Agriculture ‘Lifetime Wool’ - Effects of Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation on Mortality of Progeny to Hogget Shearing Samantha Giles, Beth Paganoni and Tom Plaisted, Department of Agriculture Western Australia, Mark Ferguson and Darren Gordon, Primary Industries Research Victoria (PIRVic), Dept of Primary Industries, Hamilton, Vic Lifetime Wool - Target Liveweights for the Ewe Flock J. Young, Farming Systems Analysis Service, Kojonup, C. Oldham, Department of Agriculture Western Australia, A. Thompson, Primary Industries Research Victoria (PIRVic), Hamilton, VIC Lifetime Wool - Effects of Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation on the Growth and Wool Production of their Progeny at Hogget Shearing B. Paganoni, University of Western Australia, Nedlands WA, C. Oldham, Department of Agriculture Western Australia, M. Ferguson, A. Thompson, Primary Industries Research Victoria (PIRVic), Hamilton, VIC RFID Technology – Esperance Experiences Sandra Brown, Department of Agriculture Western Australia The Role of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology in Prime Lamb Production - a Case Study. Ian McFarland, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia. John Archer, Producer, Narrogin, Western Australia Win with Twins from Merinos John Milton, Rob Davidson, Graeme Martin and David Lindsay The University of Western Australia Precision Sheep Need Precision Wool Harvesters Jonathan England, Castle Carrock Merinos, Kingston SE, South Australia Business EBVs and Indexes – Genetic Tools for your Toolbox Sandra Brown, Department of Agriculture Western Australia Green Feed Budget Paddock Calculator Mandy Curnow, Department of Agriculture Western Australia Minimising the Impact of Drought - Evaluating Flock Recovery Options using the ImPack Model Karina P. Wood, Ashley K. White, B. Lloyd Davies, Paul M. Carberry, NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI), Lifetime Wool - Modifying GrazFeed® for WA Mike Hyder, Department of Agriculture Western Australia , Mike Freer, CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, A.C.T. , Andrew van Burgel, and Kazue Tanaka, Department of Agriculture Western Australia Profile Calculator – A Way to Manage Fibre Diameter Throughout the Year to Maximise Returns Andrew Peterson, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia Pasture Watch - a Farmer Friendly Tool for Downloading and Analysing Pastures from Space Data Roger Wiese,Fairport Technologies International, South Perth, WA, Stephen Gherardi, BDepartment of Agriculture Western Australia, Gonzalo Mata, CCSIRO, Livestock Industries, Wembley, Western Australia, and Chris Oldham, Department of Agriculture Western Australia Sy Sheep Cropping Systems An Analysis of a Cropping System Containing Sheep in a Low Rainfall Livestock System. Evan Burt, Amanda Miller, Anne Bennett, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia Lucerne-based Pasture for the Central Wheatbelt – is it Good Economics? Felicity FluggeA, Amir AbadiA,B and Perry DollingA,B,A CRC for Plant-based Management of Dryland Salinity: BDept. of Agriculture, WA Sheep and Biserrula can Control Annual Ryegrass Dean Thomas, John Milton, Mike Ewing and David Lindsay, The University of WA, Clinton Revell, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia Sustainable Management Pasture Utilisation, Fleece Weight and Weaning Rate are Integral to the Profitability of Dohnes and SAMMs. Emma Kopke,Department of Agriculture Western Australia, John Young, Farming Systems Analysis Service Environmental Impact of Sheep Confinement Feeding Systems E A Dowling and E K Crossley, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia Smart Grazing Management for Production and Environmental Outcomes Dr Brien E (Ben) Norton, Centre for the Management of Arid Environments, Curtin University of Technology, WA Common Causes of Plant Poisoning in the Eastern Wheatbelt of Western Australia. Roy Butler, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia Selecting Sheep for Resistance to Worms and Production Trait Responses John Karlsson, Johan Greeff, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Geoff Pollott, Imperial College, London UK Production and Water Use of Lucerne and French Serradella in Four Soil Types, Diana Fedorenko1,4, Darryl McClements2,4 and Robert Beard3,4, 12Department of Agriculture, Western Australia; 3Farmer, Meckering; 4CRC for Plant-based Management of Dryland Salinity. Worm Burdens in Sheep at Slaughter Brown Besier, Department of Agriculture Western Australia, Una Ryan, Caroline Bath, Murdoch University

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