21 episodes

This series explores South Australia’s Red Meat and Wool sector; speaking with livestock producers, technology providers and more about how they can work with producers to strengthen their business to grow more prosperous regions. It showcases success stories from the ground, and how they’ve benefited from changing their farm’s business model with the adoption of technology, infrastructure or best practice. These talks are part of the Red Meat and Wool Growth Program an initiative of Primary Industries and Regions SA and supported by Meat & Livestock Australia, SA Sheep and Cattle Industry Funds, and SheepConnect SA.

Livestock Tech Talks The Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA)

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This series explores South Australia’s Red Meat and Wool sector; speaking with livestock producers, technology providers and more about how they can work with producers to strengthen their business to grow more prosperous regions. It showcases success stories from the ground, and how they’ve benefited from changing their farm’s business model with the adoption of technology, infrastructure or best practice. These talks are part of the Red Meat and Wool Growth Program an initiative of Primary Industries and Regions SA and supported by Meat & Livestock Australia, SA Sheep and Cattle Industry Funds, and SheepConnect SA.

    S04E08 – Kathleen Allan – The role of Integrity Systems Company

    S04E08 – Kathleen Allan – The role of Integrity Systems Company

    Kathleen Allan, Communication and Evaluation Manager, Integrity Systems Company, talks about the importance of traceability and food safety in the red meat sector.

    • 15 min
    S04E07 – Mark Inglis – Animal health from a processor’s perspective

    S04E07 – Mark Inglis – Animal health from a processor’s perspective

    Mark Inglis, Farm Assurance and Supply Chain Manager at JBS Australia , talks about health management in the supply of red meat, the conditions with the most impact on profitability and integrity, and carcass and animal health feedback to producers.

    • 9 min
    S04E06 – Alex McGorman – Health considerations for feedlots buying sheep

    S04E06 – Alex McGorman – Health considerations for feedlots buying sheep

    Alex McGorman, owner and manager of Thornby Feedlot, talks about what he looks for healthwise when bringing sheep into Thornby.

    • 8 min
    S04E05 – Adam Dawes – Preparing for emergency animal disease

    S04E05 – Adam Dawes – Preparing for emergency animal disease

    Adam Dawes, General Manager of WoolProducers Australia, talks about why we need to be better prepared for an emergency animal disease (EAD), what lessons we can learn from the Exercise Argonaut simulation, and what wool producers should focus on in EAD preparedness.

    • 14 min
    S04E04 – Bonnie Skinner – Individual sheep eID for biosecurity and traceability

    S04E04 – Bonnie Skinner – Individual sheep eID for biosecurity and traceability

    Bonnie Skinner, General Manager Policy and Advocacy at Sheep Producers Australia, talks about the benefits of electronic identification (eID) across the supply chain, the importance of traceability for the Australian sheep industry, and the challenges of implementing eID across the entire industry.

    • 14 min
    S04E03 – Rob Barwell – Biosecurity considerations when buying livestock

    S04E03 – Rob Barwell – Biosecurity considerations when buying livestock

    Rob Barwell, Head of Program, Biosecurity at Animal Health Australia, talks about restocking options, questions producers should ask vendors, and biosecurity considerations when introducing animals to properties.

    • 11 min

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