TLF ID M019429
This is a video about the Willalooka Pastoral Company in South Australia and its annual cycle of cattle and sheep production. Narrated by owner Thyne McGregor, it shows the scale of the company's operations as he describes how its 10,000 ha size came about and how its five staff are deployed. He emphasises the importance of sustainability and the need to breed and feed livestock in ways that suit the location, rainfall, soil types and weather conditions. He outlines how cattle are brought in three times a year for weaning the calves, joining, and pregnancy testing and explains why Angus cattle are best for Willalooka. The video lasts 4:37 min and in the latter part McGregor points out that his merino sheep have been carefully bred to suit the conditions and describes the cycle of shearing in October, drenching in summer, lamb marking and docking in the middle of winter, followed by weaning.