Hardcopy newsletters

Sheep Connect Tasmania produces hardcopy newsletters with timely content in line with industry issues raised by our Producer Advisory Panel and other stakeholders.

Browse through previous newsletters below (from 2011 onwards) to read case studies, technical articles, and other sheep and wool industry-related information.

Edition 12 – December 2015
– Thank you!
– Big turnout for sheep handling field day
– Dedication is required to eradicate footrot
– Footrot – eradication inspections
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Edition 11 – February 2015
– Clear evidence producers are making changes
– Vaccine offers hope for footrot control
– Scoring for profit poster
– Grazing management delivers productivity increases
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Edition 10 – August 2014
– Selecting profitable pasture species
– Safe and effective vaccination maximises production potential
– OJD – a snapshot
– Work smarter, not harder; with smartphone apps
– Prototype Lifetime Ewe Management app launched
– Savvy investments yield significant returns
2014_2_Aug

Edition 9 – April 2014
– New footrot project underway
– Tasmanian sheep industry – 2014 survey
– Lamb survival the key to reproductive success
– Step-by-step guide to the National Sheep Health Statement (SHS)
– Ewe nutrition boosts fertility rates
– Simple biosecurity measures provide cost-effective protection
2014_1_Apr

Edition 8 – October 2013
– New OJD plan in action
– Tasmanian sheep industry; the big issues
– Savvy selection drives persistent profits
– Shearing shed design – careful consideration boosts shearing efficiency
2013_3_Oct

Edition 7 – April 2013
– Tasmanian sheep industry; the big issues
– New website!
– Cats create havoc with carcase contamination
– Tasmanian worms prove tough to tackle
– Mineral supplements; filling the gaps
– Mineral supplements; proceed with caution
2013_2_Apr

Edition 6 – February 2013
– New project coordinator appointed
– Improved vaccination cuts cheesy gland impacts
– Perennials offer security in mixed farming system
– Better labour efficiency lifts more than just profits
2013_1_Feb

Edition 5 – September 2012
– Progress underway on footrot eradication
– Ewe condition drives lamb survival
– Clean slate offers perennial opportunity
– Collaborative approach tackles sheep disease impacts
2012_2_Sep

Edition 4 – March 2012
– OJD revision reduces red tape
– Burlington grazing trial update
– An objective approach makes for faster gains
– Objective measurement; it simply makes cents
– Tasmania joins sheep measles investigation
2012_1_Mar

Edition 3 – December 2011
– What’s new
– Proactive approach to OJD proves a winner
– Better grazing management within easy reach
– Group approach boosts lambing results
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Edition 2 – June 2011
– What’s new
– Breeding program produces perennials with potential
– OJD; it’s coming to a property near you
– OJD; a snapshot
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Edition 1 – March 2011
– What’s new
– AWI growers’ forum
– Maximising reproduction opportunities
– Benham Tasmania; case study
– Lifetime Ewe Management program
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