Animal Agriculture

TARA uses science and economic expertise to optimise business potential. 

Our company offers a wide array of specialty services in animal agriculture including:

  • Provide nutritional technical assistance across species
  • Assist in production management
  • Bring technical expertise to the practical environment
  • Conduct performance analysis of business
  • Prepare and present seminars, workshops and lectures to train staff and clients
  • Evaluate potential assets for purchase
  • Conduct economic and decision risk analysis studies
  • Provide ongoing data management and statistical analysis of the operation

Specific services offered in Agriculture include:

Nutritional Support

  • Ration formulation.
  • Formulation of premixes and products
  • Feed budgeting for future needs of Dairy, Feedlots and Pastoral supplementation. Allows decisions to be made on what is bought and/or planted
  • Pasture supplementation to meet specific weight or reproductive goals

Economic Support

  • Forage matrix
  • Economic sensitivities of commodities
  • Monthly ration costing as related to predicted performance for animal type
  • Sent first day of each month
  • Weekly P & L of enterprise

Data Management and Statistical Analysis

  • Software development
  • Statistical analysis of performance data
  • By animal type
  • By source
  • Advanced statistical analysis is run on key performance indicators
  • Parameters can be added to meet a clients needs
  • Total feedlot, and/or pastoral data management, including
  • Feed entry or feed growth rates
  • Feed inventory
  • Animal entry and exit
  • Health and sick reports with statistics
  • Bench marking against other feedlots

Commodity Support

  • Tracking and ordering commodities
  • Sourcing commodities that meet specific clients needs
  • Commodity vendor declaration tracking for audit needs
  • With each new ration or feeding regime a prediction of feed commodity use rate and performance cost is given

General Support

  • Staff training
  • Research and Development
  • Project management

Work can be done in all areas of ruminants including feedlot, stud breeders, pastoral, dairy, sheep and goats.