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A podcast produced by the sheep industry for Sheep Connect NSW the extension group for NSW sheep and wool producers funded by Australian Wool Innovation. Sheep Connect NSW has a membership of 2200 and our main aims are to help keep your sheep business up to date on the latest information about all things sheep. We hope you enjoy our podcast It's Time For Ewe.

www.sheepconnectnsw.com.au

Sheep Connect NSW Podcast Megan Rogers

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 10 Ratings

A podcast produced by the sheep industry for Sheep Connect NSW the extension group for NSW sheep and wool producers funded by Australian Wool Innovation. Sheep Connect NSW has a membership of 2200 and our main aims are to help keep your sheep business up to date on the latest information about all things sheep. We hope you enjoy our podcast It's Time For Ewe.

www.sheepconnectnsw.com.au

    Optimising nutrition in the pastoral zone

    Optimising nutrition in the pastoral zone

    Optimising nutrition in the pastoral zone has been a podcast suggestion from some of our listeners, so to cover off on this topic in this episode of It's Time For Ewe, Fiona Macarthur is joined by Denish Shields, senior land services officer for agriculture with Western Local Land Services in Baranald and Rob Inglis from Elders.

    • 28 min
    Autumn lambing and its consequences; A CSIRO research project

    Autumn lambing and its consequences; A CSIRO research project

    In today's podcast we are speaking about a research project being undertaken by the CSIRO with support from CSIRO and Meat and Livestock Australia. We are going to be talking about autumn lambing and the consequences it may have for animal health. Fiona Macarthur speaks with CSIRO Dr Peter Hunt, co-lead of the agriculture health team with CSIRO and Dr Lucy Watt, CSIRO agriculture and food research scientist.

    • 28 min
    Stubble management with Rob Inglis

    Stubble management with Rob Inglis

    History tells us that many mixed farmers use stubbles for longer than they are providing adequate energy for the sheep that are utilising them. This often results in a decreased condition score in breeding ewes and an underperformance in young stock. In this podcast Fiona Maccarthur is joined by Rob Inglis to discuss how to calculate how long stubble will last and also discuss successful management of this important resource in mixed farming enterprise.

    • 21 min
    Pre-joining nutrition for ewes with Nicole Logg

    Pre-joining nutrition for ewes with Nicole Logg

    Following on from our podcast with Associate Professor Simon De Graaf last week, today Fiona Macarthur is joined by Livestock Nutritionist Nicole Logg to look at ways to optimise pre joining ewe nutrition to maximise breeding success this season.

    • 25 min
    Basic reproduction in Sheep with Associate Professor Simon De Graaf

    Basic reproduction in Sheep with Associate Professor Simon De Graaf

    In this episode of It's Time for Ewe, Fiona Macarthur is joined by Associate Professor Simon DeGraaf to gain some insight into the oestrous cycles of ewes. Simon is recognised as an expert in the reproduction and artificial breeding of sheep. He has published over 75 journal articles papers and three book chapters on animal reproduction and has trained over 2,500 veterinary medicine, animal science and agricultural university students.

    • 25 min
    Sheep Connect NSW's Megan Rogers explains its flagship program Winning with Weaners

    Sheep Connect NSW's Megan Rogers explains its flagship program Winning with Weaners

    Weaners have long been a problematic cohort of animals for sheep producers to manage. Many years of research has been conducted to improve performance and productivity of weaners. Australian Wool Innovation has reviewed this research and given the sheep industry one of Sheep Connect NSW's flagship workshops, Winning With Weaners which is now available online as a webinar which can be accessed from our website www.sheepconnectnsw.com.au.

    In this episode we are joined by Sheep Connect NSW manager Megan Rogers to speak about Winning With Weaners.

    Many of you would recognise Megan in this role. She is the principal of her agricultural consulting business Megan Rogers Pty Ltd incorporating SheepSmart Solutions and provides a range of consulting services to farmers and corporate clients. Megan has been at the helm of her business after establishing it in 2013 after a career spanning some 16 years with the NSW Department of Primary Industries.

    • 23 min

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