Upper Hunter Valley beef producer Andrew Melville says the use of pain relief is increasing productivity.
Daryl, Kaye and Sean Jenkins were thrilled with the excellent total clearance of bulls and heifers at their 11th Violet Hills Charolais stud sale, Rydal, on Thursday, with bulls heading to four states.
Australia's Clare Valley is known for a lot of things. Wineries and cellar doors are often the first that spring to mind, and others might know of its growing reputation for hay. But dairy cows are not what you are likely to see.