Little Correllas

Little Correllas like to play. They often form large flocks, especially along watercourses and where seeding grasses are found. Little Corellas feed in large noisy flocks. The birds feed mainly…

Boiling the Billy

What does boiling the billy mean? It’s Australian for ‘put the kettle on’ or boil some water for tea! A billy is a small metal can used for boiling water…

Horse Plant

#Didyouknow that a group of horses used in stock camps are ‘plant horses’ and the person who looks after the horses is called a tailer? And ‘tailing’ is the word…

Water for cattle

Water sources for livestock in the pure heart of Australia include surface water (dams, rivers, creeks, channels) and groundwater (bores, wells). The daily water requirements and intake by livestock varies…