Livestock Branch Technical Information Circulars

Published 1970 - 1981

From 1970 to 1981 the Department of Agriculture (to 1975) and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (1975–1979) Livestock Branch issued a series of 58 Information Circulars. These contain a wide range of research, extension and study reports associated with livestock breeding, feeding, and industry development.
After 1981, livestock research papers were published in a broad range of national and international refereed scientific journals.

Number

Livestock Branch Technical Information Circulars

Year

Author/s

1

Non-Protein nitrogen for ruminants

1970

P.M. Carr

2

Breeding ram replacements

1970

C.H.S. Dolling

A.L. Brown

3

Beef cattle crossbreeding observations on an Adelaide Hills property

May 1972

D.R. Gifford

P.C. Stephens

4

Sheep husbandry in South Australia

Abstracts of research results published to Dec 1970

Jun 1972

Various authors

5

Cattle breeding observations on Turretfield Research Centre

Cattle crossbreeding results from Turretfield Research Centre

Jul 1972

D.R. Gifford

H.R. Day

P.C. Stephens

6

Charolais crossbreeding in the Adelaide Hills and the Meningie area of South Australia

Beef production from Friesian and Friesian cross steers in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia

Aug 1972

D.R. Gifford

A.L. Pullman

P.C. Stephens

D.R. Gifford

P.C. Stephens

7

The use of lupins as a stock feed

Oct 1972

T.J. Clark

8

Selection of breeding stock for sheep meat production

A report of progress in South Australia

Oct 1972

J.E. Stafford

M.L.H. South

M.R. Heysen

9

Meat-line birds at the Parafield Poultry Research Centre

Jan 1973

R.W. Polkinghorne

10

Charolais and Friesian cross breeding in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia

Feb 1973

D.R. Gifford

11

Animal nutrition – a study tour in New South Wales and Queensland

Jun 1973

A.D. Hughes

12

Measuring the elements of the environment in poultry houses

Jun 1973

P.F. Mannion

13

The requirements of barley for non ruminant animals

Oct 1973

R.L. Davies

14

A modified colorimetric method for estimating starch and soluble sugar in grain

Nov 1973

B.F. Halton

R.L. Davies

15

Observations on various irrigated fodder crops and their suitability for feeding as green chop to yearling steers and heifers

Jun 1974

W.A. Hawthorne

16

A comparison of autumn and winter calving on Kangaroo Island 1968-1972

Jul 1974

A.L. Pullman

P.C. Stephens

B.A. Ninnes

17

Random sample testing at Parafield Poultry Research Centre

Jul 1974

R.W. Polkinghorne

18

Pig research in Australia – Abstracts of research results published up to February 1974

Aug 1974

B.A. Stone

19

A case study ram replacement breeding scheme for a commercial wool producer

Oct 1974

W.M. Synnot

C.J. Mc Gowan

20

The quality of eggs from retail stores in the Adelaide metropolitan area in January and July 1971 and January 1972

Dec 1974

R.J. Hughes

21

Beef cattle management and fertility survey, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia 1973-74 season

A survey of reproduction rates and management practices in beef producing herds, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia 1973-74 season

Mar 1975

Jul 1975

S.W. Inglis

S.W. Inglis

22

Residues of p,p’-DDT, o,p’-DDT and DDE in eggs from hens given technical grade DDT in the diet

Jul 1975

R.J. Hughes

23

Residues of 2-(thiocyanomethylthio) benzothiazole (TCMTB) in eggs and poultry tissues

Feb 1976

R.J. Hughes

D.B. Wellington

24

A case study – bull replacement scheme for a commercial beef producer

Mar 1976

W.M. Synnot

T.J. Clark

25

In vitro digestibility, nitrogen and mineral content of wheat and oat stubbles grazed by beef cattle at Minnipa Research Centre during January to May 1974

Jul 1976

M.H. Round

J.M. Jacka

26

Phosphorus status and supplementation of grazing beef cattle

Jul 1976

M.H. Round

27

Mechanical and chemical treatment of cereal straw to improve its feed value for ruminants

Jul 1976

M.H. Round

28

Production response to urea supplements by ruminants consuming low quality forages in Australia and factors affecting response

Oct 1976

M.H. Round

29

On Merino breeding

Oct 1976

J.R.W. Walkley

J.E. Stafford

30

Poll Dorset’s for the 80’s – Proceedings for the 1971 workshop

1977

J.E. Stafford

C.H.S. Dolling

31

The effect of replacing fish meal with meat and bone meal in a diet fed to broiler chickens

Mar 1978

P.F. Mannion

32

Marketing of beef cattle from two regions in South Australia – a comparison of outlets 1975-76

Apr 1978

S.W. Inglis

S.J. Wright

D.L. Little

B.A. Ninnes

T.R. Leske

33

The effects of pre and post weaning nutrition on heifer puberty, fertility and lifetime calf production

May 1978

I.D. Johnsson

34

Fodder conservation and fodder crops – their effects on animal production

May 1978

W.A. Hawthorne

35

The reproductive performance of ewes grazing oestrogenic pastures and the feasibility of improvement by crossing with Booroola Merinos

Jun 1978

J.R.W. Walkley

S.K. Walker

36

A survey of egg consumption, purchasing habits and egg quality preferences of people living in the Adelaide metropolitan area

Jul 1978

R.J. Hughes

37

Bibliography of articles in research journals, technical information circulars and these on sheep, cattle for beef, poultry and pigs 1970-1977

Aug 1978

Various

38

Beef production recording – proceedings of a refresher conference on 5th October 1978

Nov 1978

R.D. Williams

39

Electric and non electric fences – a bibliography up to September 1978

Jan 1979

D.R. Gifford

D.O. Kleeman

40

Angora and feral goats in Australia

1. Abstracts of research and results published up to September 1978

2. A bibliography up to September 1978

Jan 1979

D.R. Gifford

41

On the inheritance of horse coat colour

Jan 1979

C.H.S. Dolling

42

National seminar on horse coat colour – genes and how they work

Inheritance of colours in the Icelandic Toelter horse

Jan 1979

J.R. Walkley

S. Adalsteinsson

43

The potential for genetic modification of sheep characteristics which may facilitate various wool removal techniques – a review

Mar 1979

E.N. Maher

B.C. Jeffries

44

Hand feeding of sheep and cattle – energy and protein requirements

Mar 1979

A.D. Hughes

L. Burdon

45

Seminar on Angora goat breeding and genetics

Genetic principles and the Angora goat industry in South Australia

The application of genetic principles in the selection of Angora goats for breeding

Mar 1979

R.W. Ponzoni

D.P. Gifford

46

Performance recording of breeding stock for sheep meat production – progress to 1978 in South Australia

Mar 1979

J.E. Stafford

47

On Angora goats and the mohair industry in South Australia

Apr 1979

D.R. Gifford

48

Sheep production model

May 1979

J.R. Pauley

P.J. Barber

49

Wool fibre diameter variability – its importance in worsted manufacture

Jun 1979

M.R. Fleet

50

Angora goats and mohair production – a study tour of New South Wales and Victoria

Jul 1979

D.R. Gifford

51

A manual for the operation of the sheep production model

Mar 1980

J.R. Pauley

P.J. Barber

52

Reproduction rate and lamb growth in the flock of Bungaree strain Merino ewes at the Minnipa Research Centre

Mar 1980

S.J. Wright

B.M. Dubois

53

Goat research in South Australia. Proceedings of a goat research workshop held at Waite Agricultural Research Institute on 14 December 1979

Jul 1980

D.R. Gifford

C.H.S. Dolling

54

Dam breeds and efficiency of lamb production

Nov 1980

D.O. Kleeman

55

Lamb marking percentages in South Australia

Feb 1981

S.K. Walker

56

Studies on selection objectives and indices for Australian Merion sheep

Mar 1981

R.W. Ponzoni

57

An automated multi-calorimeter and physiological monitoring system for poultry

Aug 1981

P.C. Glatz

R.W. Polkinghorne

58

Triticale screening – supplementary data 1976-1980

Nov 1981

R.L. Davies


Prepared by:  Barry Philp
Date:  August 2014