The success and efficiency of Australia’s multi-billion dollar livestock industries are built upon the quality and performance of their animals. Farmers are continually striving to improve the productivity, meat and wool quality and reproductive quality of their herds.
However, the pressure is now really on farm businesses to even further improve efficiencies in water and nutrient use and environmental impacts, and demonstrate good animal welfare practices. All this with heightened volatility in markets, input costs and the climate, and complexity in the business operating environment.