TBQA News

Caterpillar Research Findings
Caterpillar Research Findings

Following is a report into research relating to processionary caterpillars on property visits conducted during October & November 2012 by Nigel Perkins. Background Processionary caterpillars (Ochrogaster lunifer), are…

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Management of Caterpillar Nests
Management of Caterpillar Nests

Management of caterpillar nests to reduce EAFL risk Background Processionary caterpillars have been identified as a cause of EAFL through experimental studies performed at University of Queensland. Other species of hairy…

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Caterpillars and Abortion
Caterpillars and Abortion

The TBQA has funded $5,500 towards a very important research project regarding the link between processionary caterpillars (Ochrogaster lunifer) and mare’s aborting. Nigel Perkins, from AusVet and one of the key researchers…

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ACB Rotation Concerns
ACB Rotation Concerns

The TBQA committee is eagerly awaiting the establishment of the new Racing Queensland Board. It’s a great structure that will be very beneficial to the industry. I do however have concerns regarding the turn-over of…

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Royalty Comes to the South East
Royalty Comes to the South East

Thoroughbred studs from across South East Queensland have rolled out the red carpet for the First Lady of Racing. It's Gai Waterhouse's seventh annual trip to the region, inspecting yearlings catalogued in the January Magic…

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EI Class Action Closing - Register Now
EI Class Action Closing - Register Now

The 2007 Equine Influenza Outbreak had a significant and disastrous impact on the breeding and racing industry. Many people are still struggling with the impact this has had on their livelihoods. A class action is being…

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