Handling and Management
Lamb identification requirements
Lamb Description and Identification Requirements Options Paper (September 2009)
Transport and care of sheep
Having bought sheep from the saleyard or through a private sale you need to ensure that you are prepared and able to provide adequate transport to the new property.
Managing sheep in times of drought
This booklet is a practical guide on sheep feeding and management during a drought to help producers break the daunting planning phase down into manageable steps and then to see the plan realised as a successful way of combating the drought.
Read more about Managing sheep in times of drought.
Guidelines for the provision of shelter for sheep
Farmers, managers and those in charge of livestock have a responsibility to provide adequate shelter for their sheep. The provision of shelter allows sheep to better cope with the varying climatic extremes that can occur throughout the year and can increase their productivity.
Assessing sheep after a bushfire
Sheep are common victims of bushfires in Victoria. After a fire, teams are assigned properties to assess damage and animal and human welfare needs.
Find out more about Assessing sheep after a bushfire.