Resources and Factsheets

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Resources and Factsheets

For all Cattle, Sheep & Goats. Learn what you need to ensure the welfare of your livestock and run a biosecurity safe farm.

Small farms, big farms, hobbyists, lifestylers, and all in between.

Factsheets can be downloaded as a PDF*

New to Farming?

Thinking of buying livestock and unsure where to begin? Stock Sense have created this booklet with some key resources and information on how to get prepared.

Peri-urban packs can be mailed out upon request. Contact the Stock Sense team for more information.

Sheep & Goats

Introducing New Livestock

Each time you introduce new animals onto your property there is a risk of introducing pests or diseases. The time and effort put into biosecurity when buying new stock greatly outweighs the cost of managing it later.


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