A cattle designed to perform in tough conditions and against the odds, so it probably comes as no surprise that they're launching a beer in Australia's most competitive beer industry.
Pain relief is an essential part of the cattle industry, says leading Hereford breeder Adrian Spencer.
Josh and Denae Phelps, a Tambo couple who are well-known buyers in the saleyards at Blackall, have taken out the inaugural Barcoo Beef Challenge feedlot competition.
The heavy March rain in NSW, and the knowledge there will be autumn feed in many regions, put a sudden stop to the bulk of fodder sales.
The importance of strict biosecurity laws was backed up during a quarantine blitz that found disturbing evidence of animal and plant pests.
The new chief executive at the Victorian Farmers Federation is looking to bring the general public closer to its food production systems.