August 2016 archive

Aug 09

Border Leicester Sheep

“Border Leicester sheep (1,2) were imported to Australia in 1871, where they now have a large number of stud flocks. Border Leicester rams are used for mating with Merino ewes to breed the first-cross mothers that are so valuable for the production of prime lambs. Border Leicester Merino cross ewes produced in this way offer the …

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Aug 08

Hazards Ratio

“In survival analysis, the hazard ratio (HR) is the ratio of the hazard rates corresponding to the conditions described by two levels of an explanatory variable. For example, in a drug study, the treated population may die at twice the rate per unit time as the control population. The hazard ratio would be 2, indicating …

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Aug 08

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Aug 06

Feeding Cattle

Coming out of winter, the cattle will begin to calve.  Supplementary feeding with lucerne hay.  At this time of the year, there is a risk of grass tetany.  For this reason, the hay is supplemented with causmag (1). Lick blocks are also put out. (1) Anon, Grass tetany in cattle | NSW Department of Primary Industries. Available …

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Aug 06

Merino ewes after shearing

Aug 06

Drenching

Merino ewes sheared on 28 July,  being drenched, prior to lambing later this month.

Aug 06

Inverness

A 1996 model Toyota Landcruiser LC 80,  probably the best car ever made 🙂 Will go anywhere with BF Goodrich Mud terrain tyres. This season the terrain has been pretty slippery on Inverness.

Aug 06

Merino Ewes

Aug 06

Myanga Open Day

Aug 06

Shearing at Inverness

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