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Three years in the making

Three years in the making

It's been three years since the Mountain Cattlemen's Association of Victoria (MCAV) have held its annual Get Together, and what a return the event has made. More than 3000 people gathered at Merrijig last weekend, the muddy ground apparently no deterrent. Part of the celebration was a focus on the 40th anniversary of the Man From Snowy River movie, with Tom Burlinson – aka the Man himself -...
Nicholson’s own Valais Blacknose

Nicholson’s own Valais Blacknose

For Leanna Nunan, of Nicholson, it was love at first sight when she first saw the Valais Blacknose sheep.  Often described as the cutest sheep in the world, the Australian Department of Agriculture announced late last year that the breed had been born in Australia for the first time following the successful importation of embryos and semen from the United Kingdom. Originating in the Swiss...
Newcomen’s big bull

Newcomen’s big bull

The 2022 Talbalba Hereford Bull sale saw some huge sales on August 25, with a top price of $91,000 and a record sale average of $19,119. Barry Newcomen, from Ensay, purchased the top-priced bull, Talbalba Hoffman R131, for the top price of $91,000, which is Talbal-ba's second highest price ever.  The sale was very successful, with 63 bulls averaging over $19,000, the highest average...
Life’s sweet for honey maker

Life’s sweet for honey maker

Tambo Honey has a new home, right in the heart of Bruthen's main street. Ben and Stacey Murphy opened their new shop come cafe last week. The couple owned a vacant parcel of land in Bruthen and had been toying with "what to do with it" when they hatched a plan to build a shop that would house their honey supplies and also serve as a cafe. "We were inspired by Beechworth Honey," Mr Murphy said,...
Health students visit farm

Health students visit farm

Monash Year Two medical students visited the Bonaccord Farm near Lindenow last Thursday to learn about farm-related injury as part of their rural placement.  The visit is part of the statewide program where Year two medical students visit workplaces to get a feel for the sorts of patients they would see in a rural practice, as well as getting a snapshot of living in a rural area and some...
Kickstarting biosecurity practices

Kickstarting biosecurity practices

Following recent detections of foot-and-mouth disease and lumpy skin disease overseas, biosecurity has hit the headlines, with national and state biosecurity measures front and centre. Whether it be a dairy farm, a hobby cattle herd, a pet alpaca, or even just an irrigation paddock, biosecurity management and farm biosecurity planning can help protect your property from biosecurity...

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