Farming: Records make light work of trade

A farmer hand feeds sheep at Wagga.

A farmer hand feeds sheep at Wagga.

AS tough seasonal conditions continue throughout much of the western NSW region, there is a high rate of movement of stock and products both on and off farm.

With this in mind, Western Local Land Services district veterinarians are reminding all red meat producers of the importance of keeping good records and ensuring that the appropriate paperwork accompanies these transactions so they are well placed for recovery once the drought breaks.

“We are seeing producers under a lot of strain with the increasing difficulties and expense of sourcing good quality feed for livestock, and the stress and realities of offloading stock,” district veterinarian Charlotte Cavanagh said.

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