Other resources

Ross Ballard

Cattle numbers map – June 2019 – Natural Resource Management Region, Meat and Livestock Australia


Sheep numbers map – as at June 2019 – Natural Resource Management Region, Meat and Livestock Australia


Australian Wildlife Conservancy footage of a Dingo hunting a feral pig


Ecological Society of Australia, Hot Topics: Demise of the Dingo


Continental patterns in the diet of a top predator: Australia’s dingo. Mammal Review, Oct 2018.

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Average occurrence of eight food types in the diet of dingoes. Values represent the percentage of droppings/stomachs that contained each food type.


‘Calf Alive’ symposium notes from the FutureBeef website.  The herd discussion relating to Dingoes and calves on page 8 of the symposium notes might be of interest.

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Symposium videos:

  1. The prevalence of calf loss across northern Australia with Kieren McCosker, Beef Production Scientist, Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Resources
  2. The makings of a strong week-old calf with Tom Kasari, Veterinary Epidemiologist, Colorado
  3. Dehydration in newborn calves in the tropics with Jarud Muller, Animal Production Scientist, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
  4. Cost of calf loss in northern Australia with Dan Lynch, North Australian Beef Producer
  5. Managing infectious and non-infectious causes of calf wastage with Michael McGowan, Professor of Livestock Medicine, University of Queensland
  6. Causes and management of beef calf losses in North America with Frank Garry, Extension Specialist (Veterinarian), Colorado State University
  7. Defining the level of calf loss and identifying causes in your herd with Kieren McCosker, Beef Production Scientist, Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Resources
  8. What we can do about calf loss with Kylie Schooley, Veterinarian and North Australian Beef Producer
  9. Calf Alive symposium panel Q&A day 1
  10. Calf Alive symposium panel Q&A day 2
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