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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Meat Profit Days

Catch up on all the action from the recent Meat Profit Days in Hamilton, Victoria and Port Denison, Western Australia.

Webcasts of presentations from these events are available online now.


Featured resource

Weaner management in northern beef herds


This book describes best management practice for feeding and educating weaners and weaning of young light calves under difficult conditions to reduce mortality and improve fertility in the breeders .

MLA challenge

The MLA challengers have just finished quarter three.

In this blog Lachlan and Anna Hughes share how the last three months brought a lot of strategic decision needing to be made around dry weather in one region, wet weather in another and low prices throughout.


Featured video

Ease of operation


The basic principles of running a labour-efficient sheep enterprise is to do the necessary jobs easily, on time and efficiently, and to take a whole-of-system approach, according to producer, David Slade.

Read the case study.


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