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Meet Beefaholic Kylie Schuller

We are super excited our Beef Young Farming Champion Kylie Schuller will shortly be coming to visit us You can read all about Kylie here See her video here Meet Beefaholic Kylie Schuller Kylie is on the NSW Farmers Young … Continue reading

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Saving water its no laughing matter

 Australia’s unpredictable rain patterns and extended periods of drought mean that efficient water management is essential for not just our farmers but every single person in Australia Cattle and sheep farmers rely on water efficient grazing practices to make the … Continue reading

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Do you love your red meat?

Do you love your red meat. Well here is a great article that will give you the inside story Read it here  A few highlights How to speak beef A glossary of terms, hot off the grill. Dry-aged: Dry-aged meat is … Continue reading

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Bos Taurus vs Bos indicus Breeds of Cattle

Did you know we have two types of cattle in Australia Bos taurus A typical Bos indicus bull Tropical – Bos Indicus These breeds have a Zebu component, which originated in southern Asia. Zebus are distinguished from the European breeds … Continue reading

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Paddock to Plate

67% of Australians say they know very little about how their beef gets from paddock to plate and most have no idea about the difference between grass feed and grain fed. We found out here  Grass Fed Beef: Fresh Spring … Continue reading

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Have you thought about a career in agriculture

Our school in Sydney is surrounded by houses Yet we are lucky enough to have a working school farm  which has a  flock of Dorper sheep for meat production, cropping and gardens for vegetable production, both laying and meat hens, … Continue reading

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Farming aint what it used to be

Have you visited a real farm lately?  Australia is the most urbanised country in the world and surveys say only 1 in 2 Australians have had a ‘farm experience’. Having a farm experience can mean lot of different things to … Continue reading

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