Authors

K. G. Geenty, Sheep CRC and CSIRO Livestock Industries, Armidale
A. A. Swan, Sheep CRC and CSIRO Livestock Industries, Armidale
A. J. Smith, Sheep CRC and CSIRO Livestock Industries, Armidale
J. L. Smith, Sheep CRC and CSIRO Livestock Industries, Armidale
Chris Oldham, Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia
R. G. Woodgate, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
R. A. Love, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
E. Dobbe, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
H. M. Hoult, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
J. Pearson, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
S. Hill, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
A. van Burgel, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
R. B. Besier, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
R. Warburton, 1. Farmer, Mobrup, WA
L. Mathwin, Farmer Kojonup, WA
D. Rogers, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
E. Crossley, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
Allan Herbert, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
P. Nichols, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
Tony Albertsen, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
Darryl McClements, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
Graeme Martin, The University of Western Australia
Penny Hawken, The University of Western Australia
Caroline Vinoles, The University of Western Australia
Beth Paganoni, The University of Western Australia
Dominique Blanche, The University of Western Australia

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publisher

Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia

City

Perth

Publication Date

13-7-2006

Keywords

Merinos, wool and meat traits, fibre diameter profiles, condition score, fat score, C site, GR site, prediction and fatness, Sheep worms, worm control, drench resistance, integrated parasite management, Perennial Pasture, Rotational Grazing, Planned Grazing, Economics, salt-tolerant pastures, financial return, Pasture cultivars, salinity, waterlogging, biomass

Abstract

This session covers seven papers from different authors:

MANAGEMENT

1. Wool and meat traits in Merino flocks in different regions, K.G. Geenty, A.A. Swan, A.J. Smith, J.L. Smith, Sheep CRC and CSIRO Livestock Industries, Armidale

2. Fat score or Condition score? - It all depends on what you want to do! Chris Oldham, Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia

3. Sheep worm control - the latest for Western Australia, RG Woodgate, RA Love, E Dobbe, HM Hoult, J Pearson, S Hill, A van Burgel and RB Besier, Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia

PASTURES

4. Rethinking pasture production - STEPS to greater productivity with perennials, R. Warburton, Farmer, Mobrup, WA, L. Mathwin, Farmer Kojonup WA, D. Rogers, E. Crossley, Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia

5. Sheep Returnes from Saltland Pastures, Allan Herbert, Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia

6. Pasture legumes and grasses from saline land, Phil Nichols, Tony Albertsen, Darryl McClements, Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia, & Cooperative Research Centre for Plant-based Management of Dryland Salinity

MERINO INNOVATION DAY

7. Towards 'clean, green and ethical' sheep production, Graeme Martin, Penny Hawken, Carolina Viñoles, Beth Paganoni and Dominique Blache, School of Animal Biology, Faculty of Natural & Agricultural Sciences, The University of Western Australia

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