The Strength of Relationships Within the Feedlot Industry

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Mar 22, 2019 3:40:14 PM

Written by Chris Howie

Due to the nature of livestock production, enterprises all of those involved are very busy. This, in turn, causes producers to focus on the day to day operation and management of their property to ensure livestock have water, feed, animal health applications, calf marking, shearing and the fences are escape proof; As well as getting ready for seeding, hay baling or harvest, having a holiday and weekend sport for the kids.

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Topics: Feedlots, Feedlot, Suppy Chain, Country, South australia, Productivity, Feeding

Burra's Mining Foundations

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Feb 22, 2019 1:44:15 PM
 
 

South Australia was founded in 1834 to uphold the ideals of religious tolerance and personal freedom. The first colonists came to Adelaide expecting to make a living with business, pastoral investments, and agriculture, but their eyes soon turned to South Australia's rich natural resources. Lead was discovered in 1838 near Adelaide, and a copper mine was founded in 1842. Adelaide soon had carts full of rich copper ore trundling down its streets to be shipped off around the world. South Australia's wealth of minerals spurred Australians all over the continent to explore for natural resources.

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Topics: History, Burra, Country, South australia

What do farmers do during a heat wave?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jan 25, 2019 7:06:00 AM
 
 
The last couple of weeks have been uncomfortable for many around Australia as wave after wave of long hot days set in. Temperatures have reached over 40 degrees across the country, in many areas of inland Australia well above for days in a row, but everything can’t stop for the weather.
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Topics: Animal Welfare, Production, Country, Outback, risk, Australian, South australia, cattle station

Wild Dogs

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 16, 2018 8:50:36 AM

 

 
Written by Anna Nunn 
 
It’s a moment as you are driving along that you feel like you need to rub your eyes or blink a few times quickly… crossing vast outback and in the distance, you spot a dog. It seems totally out of place.
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Topics: Australia, Environment, Country, Outback, Stations, Australian, Australians, Drought, cattle station

Isolated Shouldn't Mean Alone

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 2, 2018 1:41:29 PM

 

Rural mental health is a topic that needs to be discussed , frequently . The issue is often pushed into the spotlight after a life is tragically lost to suicide or an extreme weather event strangles parts of the country . However , we believe that it is a topic that needs to be brought up in the nation’s conversation more often.
 
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Topics: Australia, Mental Health, Health, City Life, Country, Outback, Australians

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, CommunitySupport, Rural, Country Life, Health, Regional, Country, Outback, Australians

The Problem with Drought

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Feb 23, 2018 8:51:00 AM
Drought and prolonged periods of low rainfall can have a profound impact on vital ecosystems and the people rely on the land to make a living .
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Topics: Australia, Farming Families, Welfare, Environment, Regional, Country, Outback, Australian, Australians, Drought

Australia's Outback Stations

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 17, 2017 8:33:00 AM

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Australia’s outback stations are truly unique. Pastoral land in Australia is vast, often unforgiving and strikingly beautiful. The men and women that live and work on isolated cattle and sheep stations, work some of the biggest properties in the world.
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Topics: Cattle, Livestock, Industry, Facts, Regional, Country, Outback, Stations

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