Livestock production

MLA is involved in a broad range of research and development (R&D) activities on-farm to provide practical information for Australian red meat and livestock producers. 

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More lambs, more profit


This booklet breaks the breeding calendar into six discreet management periods in order to highlight the critical management techniques and production level targets that boost flock fertility.

Featured resource

Rainfall to pasture growth outlook tool

This online tool presents actual rainfall and indices of soil moisture and pasture growth for the past nine months and an outlook for the next three months for over 3,300 locations across southern Australia.


Watch these video tutorials to learn more

Producer Demonstration Sites

Find out more about recently completed Producer Demonstration Site projects. 

Rotations to improve stocking rate 

Holbrook sheep producer John Keogh is one of a group of farmers who has been experimenting with rotational grazing.

Yard weaning of lambs 

Victorian woolgrower Andrew Kirk is tackling the traditional challenges of weaner management by embracing a new approach to lamb weaning.

Featured resource

Winning against seeds


Minimising the impact of grass seeds will increase daily liveweight gain and reduce carcase downgrading.

This booklet provides a wide range of information about managing seeds including identifying what seeds are on the property and control options.

Find out more about grass seeds


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