Key Resources


Reference:
Beef stocking rates and farm size - Hunter Region (June 2006)
Agency:
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
Contact :
Locked Bag 21, Orange, NSW, 2800
02 6391 3100
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au
Comment:

A guide to the features of grazing properties and profitable cattle enterprises and identifying sustainable carrying capacities for livestock in the Hunter Region.
 

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Website:

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/livestock/
beef/management/beef-stocking-farm-size-hunter

 


Reference:
Protecting Our Wildlife: Responsible Pet Ownership
Agency:
Australian Government Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communitites
Contact :
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia
+61 2 6274 1111
Comment:

This resource outlines the responsibilities of pet ownership inlcudeing; responsible ownership is the key; the impact of domestic pets on native wildlife and what you can do to help protect wildlife.
 

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agnote

Reference :

Pastures for horses - Primefact 525 (Feb. 2007)
Water requirements for sheep and cattle - Primefact 326  (Jan. 2007)
Pigs as pets - Primefact 241 (Sept. 2006)
Fish in farm dams - Primefact 89 (Nov. 2006)

Agency:
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries - Agriculture
Contact :
Locked Bag 21, Orange, NSW, 2800
02 6391 3100
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture
Comment:
  1. Outlines feed requirements, suitable pasture species and fodder crops, pasture establishment and management, and grazing and weed management.
  2. Outlines water quality, environmental, and animal factors in relation to water requirements for cattle, sheep and horses. Also discusses watering points and foraging radius.
  3. Outlines regulations related to keeping a pet pig in NSW and factors such as feeding, shelter and health.
  4. Outlines dam characteristics, water quality, fish species, stocking rates, growth and feeding, and dealing with potential problems when stocking farm dams with fish.
     
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  1. Pastures for horses (PDF 200KB)

  2. Water requirements for sheep and cattle (PDF 104KB)

  3. Pigs as pets (PDF 92KB)

  4. Fish in farm dams (PDF 126KB)
     
Website:
  1. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/livestock/
    horses/feeding/general/pastures-horses


  2. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/livestock/
    beef/feed/publications/water-requirements-sheep-cattle


  3. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/livestock/
    pigs/husbandry/pigs-as-pets


  4. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/fisheries/recreational
    /info/fish-stocking/fish-in-farm-dams

 

agnote

Reference :
Poultry keeping on a small scale - Agnote DAI-295 (May 2003)
Agency:
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries - Agriculture
Contact :
Locked Bag 21, Orange, NSW, 2800
02 6391 3100
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture
Comment:

Overview of flock establishment and replacement, housing, space and equipment, feeding, health and husbandry for small scale poultry keeping.
 

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Website:

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/livestock/poultry
/production-small-scale/poultry-keeping-small-scale

 

agnote

Reference :

Planning for horse establishments

Agency:
Industry and Investment
Contact :

NSW DPI, Locked Bag 21, Orange NSW 2800
1800 808 095 nsw.agriculture@dpi.nsw.gov.au

Comment:

This document is part of a guideline series aimed at helping consent authorities (typically local councils) to minimise the risk of land use conflict and maintain sustainable primary industry development opportunities and production.

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Planning for horse establishments (PDF 196KB)
Website:
http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/livestock/horses/
management/general/establishments
 

 

  
   
Planning your Property
Veterinarian
Local Rural Suppliers
Stock and Stock Agents
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Livestock Health and Pest Authoritites
Local Council
 
 
 

 

 

 


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