ASHEEP Projects & Activities

ASHEEP uses the annual member census to determine current research priorities and applies for funding to conduct projects & trials based on those priorities.

Current

  • SafeSheds Pilot in collaboration with WA Shearing Industry Association and AWI (2022)

  • Feed365 Farm Demonstration Sites x 3 (2022-2024) - pasture productivity research project led by DPIRD

  • Shearing Interval Demonstration - 6 vs 12 months (2021 - 2024)

  • Mastering Merino Genetics (2022 - 2024)

  • Pasture Variety Trials (2020-2024) in three rainfall / soil types across Esperance region (MLA Producer Demonstration Site) 

  • Participant in Supporting Shifts to Non-Mulesed Systems (2020-2024) - run by AgPro Management (MLA Producer Demonstration Site)

  • 4-6 field days, conferences & workshops annually (these include Autumn, Winter, Spring, and Cattle Field Days, an annual livestock conference, and workshops that have recently included working dog and stock handling schools, identifying causes of lamb deaths, understanding rhizobia and maximising sheep reproduction)

  • Annual Shearing Learners School, supported by Australian Wool Innovation

  • ASHEEP annual member census 

  • Sub-Committees of ASHEEP include the Cattle Committee, Shearing Committee and Biosecurity Committee.

Past