Mustering on a Cattle Station

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jul 12, 2018 2:14:31 PM

Written by Anna Nunn 

As the sun makes its way over the ranges the stockman’s day has well and truly already begun. A cuppa or two and a hearty breakfast while discussing plans for the day around the table, waiting for just enough light to get going.

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Topics: Australia, Rural, Australian Beef, Cattle, Industry, Insider, Livestock, Stations, Outback, cattle station

Fast Facts About 8 Common Australian Crops

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 29, 2018 8:00:00 AM
How much do you know about some common broadacre crops? Can you recognise them as you drive past on country roads? Do you know what they are all used for?
 
We decided to put together a list of 8 common Australian crops that can be seen in many regional areas and some of their characteristics .
 
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Topics: Agriculture, Farming, Producers, Australian, South australia, Cropping, Crop, Hay, Australia, Feedlots, Crops

How are producers becoming more resourceful?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 15, 2018 2:09:03 PM
 
In one of our recent articles, why we need to do more with less, we explained that the global population's demand for food is estimated to grow by a third between 2009 and 2050, or by 2.3 billion people to a total of 9.1 billion people . (High-Level Expert Forum, 2009)
 
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Topics: Agriculture, Farming, Producers, Australian, sustainability

Are the Job Opportunities in Agriculture Limitless?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 1, 2018 8:11:15 AM
 
We often have students and young people interested in farming, livestock and agriculture visit us . They seem eager to learn about the opportunities that the industry presents.
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Topics: Agriculture, jobs, employment, Producers, Australian

15 Facts You Didn’t Know About Cattle

Posted by Princess Royal Station on May 18, 2018 9:02:25 AM
For our latest article, we have decided to pump out some facts about the humble cow.
 
Test your knowledge to find out how many of our fast facts you already knew.
 
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Topics: Facts, cows, cow, Cattle

How has Australian Agriculture Changed?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on May 4, 2018 12:22:43 PM
Australian farms have come a long way in Australian agricultures very short history.
 
The ABS published that there were 85,681 farms in Australia with a gross value of production of  $60.8 billion in 2016-17 (ABS, 2017 These figures are made even more impressive by the fact that our Aussie farmers are so good at what they do that they can not only provide for the Australian population but export a significant amount to other countries, further supporting the Australian economy .
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Topics: Australians, Agriculture, Productivity, Technology, History, Farmers, Farming, Australia

Low-Stress Cattle Handling

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Apr 20, 2018 8:52:54 AM
 

It can take many years of experience to master the art of cattle handling. Animal welfare is a priority in the livestock and feedlot industries and a big part of that is how people interact and handle livestock.

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Topics: Productivity, Cattle, cattle handling, Feedlot, Safety, Welfare

6 Emerging Technologies in Agriculture

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Apr 6, 2018 12:47:02 PM
 

Australian farmers time is precious. Farmers are racing against a clock in one way or another, trying to work with uncompromising weather phenomena.

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Topics: Australia, Technology, Agriculture, Industry, Productivity

The Reasons to Love Our Rural Emergency Services

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Mar 23, 2018 9:02:00 AM
No one goes to work looking to get hurt, but accidents do happen and help is usually on hand within minutes at most worksites . On a cattle station, things are a little different.
 
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Topics: Australia, Australians, Outback, Country, Regional, Health, Country Life, Rural, CommunitySupport

What is a Rumen?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Mar 9, 2018 9:35:00 AM

For beef cattle feedlots such as ours, the rumen is very important. Cattle are ruminant animals, meaning that they have a four-chambered stomach.

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Topics: Australia, Welfare, Grain Fed Beef, Beef Cattle, Beef, Livestock, Australian Beef

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