Tag: Goats

Victoria’s mandatory sheep and goat EID roll-out gets federal funds boost

DATA-DRIVEN value adding and innovation in Victoria’s sheep and goat meat supply chain will be developed through a unique agreement between the state and Meat & Livestock Australia’s Donor Company. The post Victoria’s mandatory sheep and goat EID roll-out gets federal funds boost appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Victoria’s mandatory sheep… Read more »

Queensland goat breeders' club calls to capitalise on demand

They are rebellious, funny, famous on social media, and now a new push has begun to incentivise increased livestock production of goats in Queensland. Source: ABC Livestock Queensland goat breeders’ club calls to capitalise on demand

National sheep and goat electronic tag roll-out expected within two years

GIPPSLAND abattoir owner Robert Radford expects all Australian states to roll-out mandatory electronic tagging of sheep and goats within two years. The post National sheep and goat electronic tag roll-out expected within two years appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central National sheep and goat electronic tag roll-out expected within two years

Workshops to help producers understand Farm Biosecurity Plan

From 1 October 2017, sheep, goat and cattle producers will need to complete a Farm Biosecurity Plan (FBP) to maintain or obtain accreditation under the Livestock Production Assurance program (LPA). The post Workshops to help producers understand Farm Biosecurity Plan appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Workshops to help producers understand Farm… Read more »

Goat meat demand boosting need for nutrition research

HIGH goat meat prices have opened up opportunities for producers to utilise supplementary feeding, according to CopRice nutrition and technical services manager Jess Revell. The post Goat meat demand boosting need for nutrition research appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Goat meat demand boosting need for nutrition research

More SA saleyard inspections to lift sheep and goat movement compliance

IMPROVEMENT is needed in key areas of sheep and goat identification and movement compliance in South Australia, Biosecurity SA said today. The post More SA saleyard inspections to lift sheep and goat movement compliance appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central More SA saleyard inspections to lift sheep and goat movement compliance

Queensland man charged after goat theft probe in St George area

A QUEENSLAND man has been charged with suspected goat stealing after an investigation in the Saint George area. The post Queensland man charged after goat theft probe in St George area appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Queensland man charged after goat theft probe in St George area

TFI launches goat kills at Tamworth, as prices reach stratospheric 750c/kg

Goat prices have soared to a new record, with grids hitting 750c/kg carcase weight this week, as Thomas Foods International launches a new goat kill at its Tamworth processing facility in NSW. The post TFI launches goat kills at Tamworth, as prices reach stratospheric 750c/kg appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central TFI… Read more »

Goat meat prices are rebounding after dipping in April

GOAT meat prices prices are bouncing back this month after drifting lower in April, Meat & Livestock Australia has reported. The post Goat meat prices are rebounding after dipping in April appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Goat meat prices are rebounding after dipping in April

Goat population mapping focus on New South Wales

A GOAT population modelling project is already yielding results for New South Wales producers. The post Goat population mapping focus on New South Wales appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Goat population mapping focus on New South Wales

Agreement on live export slaughter sheep and goat protocol to China

PROMOTION of a protocol for the export of Australian slaughter sheep and goats is listed among trade restrictions set to be unlocked by a joint statement signed by Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce and China’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister Wang Yi, today. The post Agreement on live export slaughter sheep and goat protocol to… Read more »