Whether you use our on-farm consulting services or take one of our online courses we will help you breed better and more profitable livestock.
With a choice between our online courses, on-farm consulting or our monthly access plan, with us you can choose your most convenient way to improve your livestock.
We are not a big corporate, we care about you, your farm and your livestock. Our promise is that we will always listen, support and help you make educated and profitable decisions.
At the heart of neXtgen Agri is innovation and research and we are proud to lead projects on behalf of the industry and in universities and industry organisations.
neXtgen Agri and the Head Shepherd Academy are very proud to bring you the Growing Ewe Masterclass - 13 weeks of tips, tricks, guidance and support all within the comfort of your ute, office or lounge. We are humbled to be collaborating with some of the best brains in the business to bring you the latest information on the important topics in sheep management as well as guidance on bringing about change within your enterprise. Hear from a stimulating speaker every week and have the opportunity to ask them questions, carry out the activity set each week, participate in the group discussion and get to know like minded producers all over the world and get 24/7 access to the course forum where you can pose your questions or message presenters or other participants. This really is our best offering yet!more info
Below are our most recent articles covering a range of topics from ongoing research, industry developments, new learnings and client case studies. We are always adding something new, so check back regularly and visit the articles page.
Almost without exception, if I ask a sheep producer what they would like to improve in their sheep they tell me they would like to wean more lambs. Sometimes they are keen to improve the scanning percentage but mostly they are keen to improve lamb...
Getting a good lambing result out of maiden ewes remains as a challenge for many producers. The traditional maiden ewe is one that goes to the ram for the first time at 19 months of age. However, in a maternal composite, first cross ewe...
The trait ‘susceptibility to footrot’ is quoted as FR. FR describes a sheep’s susceptibility to footrot using it’s genetic difference in footrot score. This score measures how well a sheep retains foot health under a challenge with virulent footrot.