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.
Common sheep diseases and correct vaccination techniques
Fiona Macarthur speaks with Dr Tim Goll, principal consultant with For Flock's Sake in Dubbo discussing the correct way to vaccinate sheep and also some common sheep diseases that are causing producers a bit of angst in 2022.
AWI Project Update: Wool Eco Credentials
Today our guest on It's Time For Ewe is AWI's Angus Ireland. program manager for fibre advocacy and eco credentials - his role within AWI si to undertake research that shines as light on the wonderful attributes of wool. We talk about Wool's carbon footprint and some investment opportunities as a result of that as well as an update on some of AWI's work.
Wet wool with AWEX's Fiona Raleigh
In today's episode Fiona Macarthur speaks wool classer registrar at AWEX, Fiona Raleigh to learn more about how our seasonal conditions are effecting our wool clip. This episode has been set up in response to requests from our listeners, so we thank you for the feedback!
Campylobacter in sheep with Dr Joan Lloyd
Over the break, host of It's Time For Ewe, Fiona Macarthur has been busy going through your feedback.
A popular area of feedback was Campylobacter in sheep and so to find out more about this zoonotic disease, Fiona speaks with Dr Joan Lloyd in this episode.
Joan completed her veterinary training at the Veterinary College of Western Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada in 1986.
She also has post graduate training in immunology and veterinary pathology at the University of Sydney, Since completing her training she has worked extensively in research roles for the NSW Department of Primary Industries within the pharmaceuticals and livestock industries.
Preparing worm free paddocks with Dr Matt Playford
Today we will be joined on It's Time For Ewe by Dr Matt Playford to talk about preparing clean pastures and preparing lambing and weaning paddocks for stock vulnerable to parasites.
Optimising lambing this season with Rob Inglis
Today we are joined by Rob Inglis of Elders to talk all about optimising lambing this season. Rob is the livestock production coordinator for Elders as well as being heavily involved with many research projects with Australian Wool Innovation.