Getting Started With Precision Livestock Management

Precision Livestock Management (PLM) provides huge opportunities for progressive Sheep Farmers to increase the efficiency and profitability of their sheep enterprise. Combined with enabling Software and Technology these gains can be turbocharged. Whilst these technologies support your management system and make you faster and more profitable, there is a huge knowledge gap on how this […]

EID and Precision Sheep Management In A Wool Flock

EID tags provide a number of benefits to sheep farmers, particularly those with a wool flock. The technology makes everything from fleece weighing to ram allocation more efficient. This not only leads to better results, but it also allows you to save both time and labour. Here are some of the ways EID tags can […]

EID And Precision Sheep Management In A Meat Flock

EID tags provide massive benefits for all sheep farmers, including those with meat flocks. Whether it’s recording weights, tracking pregnancy status, or getting carcass feedback, this technology provides accurate data with a much higher level of efficiency. Here are some of the ways EID tags can be used in a meat flock, combining EID tags […]

Reusable or Single Use: Which Sheep EID Tags Are Right For You?

When it comes to EID tags, all sheep farmers have two choices:  Reusable EID tags: EID tags have the ability to be removed from one sheep and placed in another sheep. Single-use EID tags: EID tags can only be used in one animal for its whole life. The tag is damaged when removed which prevents […]

What Are The Benefits Of Sheep EID Tags?

Many farmers are doing away with manual sheep identification in favour of EID tags. If you’re still on the fence about whether or not you should make the switch you’re probably wondering what the advantages of this new technology are. We’ve put together a list of the top 5 benefits EID tags provide progressive sheep […]

What Are EID Tags And How Do They Work?

Efficient Sheep identification is critical to running a profitable sheep farming business that is implementing Precision Sheep Management. The ability to identify animals individually means you can easily track data about the animal’s pedigree and performance, and use it to make better management and breeding decisions throughout its life. This allows you to see which […]

Craig Bradley And His BreedELITE Story

Meet Craig Bradley from New Armatree situated in the Northern Central West Slopes and Plains of New South Wales, Australia. They operate a mixed farm on 1800 hectares that includes cereal and pulses with commercial merino flock producing first cross ewes and they also have a Border Leicester Stud. According to Craig Bradley: “If we […]

Is Collecting Weights At Marking Worth The Time And Effort?

We are seeing a trend in the industry as well as conversations related to people wanting to start recording marking weights and using them to inform selection decisions. Before you take this on read below. Collecting marking weights and using them as part of a selection criteria is mostly a waste of time and effort, […]

Classings Classic 2020

What a pleasure it was to meet and present The BreedELITE Sheep System to the Stud Merino Breeders at The Classings Classic 2020. Here are some of the highlights of the day at Murray Bridge Racing Club.

South Australian AgTech Strategic Plan Launch

Was great to get to the South Australian Agtech Plan Launch and discuss how South Australian sheep farmers can increase productivity and profitability through greater adoption of technology. The AgTech Strategic Plan provides $2.4 million investment to encourage South Australia’s primary producers to further adopt agricultural technology. For more info on the AgTech Strategic Plan, […]

Take Advantage Of Precision Livestock Management Or You Will Be Left Behind

Are you a Sheep Farmer who is still not maximising technology in your sheep business? If yes, then you will definitely want to read this post until the end to find out what you are missing out on.. Evolving Government Regulations And Consumer Expectations Changing government regulations, consumer expectations and new technology are already disrupting […]

Four Ways Precision Livestock Management Can Boost Sheep Farm Profitability

In our previous post, we explained what Precision Livestock Management (PLM) is. Today we are going to uncover the four major benefits of PLM. There are four main ways that PLM can boost the profitability of your Sheep Enterprise: 1. Current Generation Gain Keeping the highest performing animals and culling the worst performers, means that […]