‘Calf Alive’ symposium notes from the FutureBeef website. The herd discussion relating to Dingoes and calves on page 8 of the symposium notes may be of interest.
- The prevalence of calf loss across northern Australia with Kieren McCosker, Beef Production Scientist, Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Resources
- The makings of a strong week-old calf with Tom Kasari, Veterinary Epidemiologist, Colorado
- Dehydration in newborn calves in the tropics with Jarud Muller, Animal Production Scientist, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
- Cost of calf loss in northern Australia with Dan Lynch, North Australian Beef Producer
- Managing infectious and non-infectious causes of calf wastage with Michael McGowan, Professor of Livestock Medicine, University of Queensland
- Causes and management of beef calf losses in North America with Frank Garry, Extension Specialist (Veterinarian), Colorado State University
- 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
- What we can do about calf loss with Kylie Schooley, Veterinarian and North Australian Beef Producer
- Calf Alive symposium panel Q&A day 1
- Calf Alive symposium panel Q&A day 2
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
Ecological Society of Australia Hot Topics: Demise of the Dingo
Australian Wildlife Conservancy footage of a Dingo hunting a feral pig
Continental patterns in the diet of a top predator: Australia’s dingo. Mammal Review, Oct 2018.
Average occurrence of eight food types in the diet of dingoes. Values represent the percentage of droppings/stomachs that contained each food type.
Images copyright to Angus Emmott