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Not all fences are equal

Not all fences are equal

There is no denying that fences are an essential infrastructure on any farming property and to most farmers they can be a significant investment. However, if farmers choose the right fence, they can reap the increased productivity benefits that withstand the test of time as well as seeing a return on their investment.

Sheep farmer grateful for $20k tax write-off to improve farm productivity

Sheep farmer grateful for $20k tax write-off to improve farm productivity

Wagga Wagga sheep producer, Peter Belling, has capitalised on the Federal Government's highly popular tax write off for equipment purchases valued up to $20,000, by purchasing a Clipex Sheep Handler before the end of financial year.

Prevention the Best Way for Protection

Prevention the Best Way for Protection

Every year farm related deaths and injuries account for more than a quarter of all work related deaths in the Australian workforce. However most of these deaths and injuries are preventable. The agricultural industry has been deemed one of our most dangerous, so how can Australia combat against these preventable accidents?

The Hard Work Now Taken Out of Sheep Handling

The Hard Work Now Taken Out of Sheep Handling

Modern technology in sheep handling does not just mean saving you time and money - it also means saving you a lot of the physical hardships that come with sheep handling work. With the average age of the farmer being 53, the labour involved with sheep handling work equates to some serious tolls on the health of many.

Revolutionising the livestock industry, one fence at a time

Revolutionising the livestock industry, one fence at a time - Featuring Ashley Olsson, Clipex Founder

With demand for exclusion fencing at historic levels, Australian family-owned and run company Clipex is leading the challenge to make it easier and more cost effective to install – and further, its innovative range of livestock handling products is revolutionising the industry.

Accurate weighing of ewes critical to improve profits

Accurate weighing of ewes critical to improve profits

Like most experienced sheep producers, Damon Soster has a good eye for judging the weight of a moving merino ewe, but he says his farm profitability has increased dramatically since using the Clipex Sheep Handler to weigh his flock.

Vet's Test Unearths Impact of Kangaroo Scourge

Vet's Test Unearths Impact of Kangaroo Scourge - Featuring Angus McKinnon, VIC

VETERINARIAN Angus McKinnon always knew there were kangaroos around his property in the hills near Euroa, Victoria. But it wasn't until he conducted a simple test that he realised the extent of the impact they were having on his pastures.

35km Roo Exclusion Fence on Queensland Cattle Property Saving Pasture from Kangaroos

35km Roo Exclusion Fence on Queensland Cattle Property Saving Pasture from Kangaroos

With kangaroos and wild dogs now costing Australian farmers between $66-$100 million per year, let alone other pests which seem to be growing in numbers each year, more and more farmers are realizing the value of controlling boundaries through exclusion fencing.

The Battle Against Wild Dogs - Featuring Will Roberts, QLD

The Battle Against Wild Dogs - Featuring Will Roberts, QLD

The battle against wild dogs, has taken a big step forward with the construction of a 1.8 metre-high fence around 50 properties covering a total area of about 400,000 hectares in the Morven district.

Keeping Track Now a Breeze - Featuring Matt McKenzie, NSW

Keeping Track Now a Breeze - Featuring Matt McKenzie, NSW

Keeping up with the latest sheep handling technology has improved Matt McKenzie's sheep enterprise, while saving him time.Mr McKenzie, purchased a Clipex Sheep Handler to help with things like drafting and recording on his mixed farming property, "Loyola", Coonamble.

Fencing Out Wild Dogs - Featuring Nigel and Rosemary Brumpton, QLD

Fencing Out Wild Dogs - Featuring Nigel and Rosemary Brumpton, QLD

A MAJOR wild dog and kangaroo fencing program has helped Mitchell stud and commercial Merino breeder, Nigel Brumpton, significantly boost his annual lambing rates.

Technology is a Life Saver for Farmers - Featuring Paul, Gai and Tamara White

Technology is a Life Saver for Farmers - Featuring Paul, Gai and Tamara White

IN THIS day and age, when technology is an ever-present part of our lives, automatic sheep handling is the way of the future. At a come and try day hosted by the White family just south of Surat, sheep farmers were able to get a live demonstration and an up close look at the newest technologies on the market.

The Clipex Crush Pulls it's Weight

The Clipex Crush Pulls it's Weight

Working hard to bring innovation to the agricultural industry, Clipex cattle crushes have been designed to consider the safe and easy handling of livestock with genuine features that last longer such as hot dip galvanising to ensure the durability of the crushes and squeeze entry angle providing a smooth path for small animals with limited and reduced light paths.