Month: July 2019

XE Market Analysis: North America – Jul 31, 2019

Narrow ranges have been prevailing into the Fed’s policy announcement later. EUR-USD settled lower, back under 1.1150, after earlier edging out a four-session high at 1.1162. The 25-month low seen last week at 1.1101 remains in scope. USD-JPY continued to ply a relatively narrow range in the mid 108.00s, while Sterling has settled above yesterday’s… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Europe – Jul 31, 2019

The Dollar majors have settled in narrow ranges ahead of the Fed’s policy announcement later today (14:00 ET, or 19:00 GMT), although EUR-USD managed to eke out a four-session high at 1.1162, putting in a little extra space from the 25-month low seen last week at 1.1101. AUD-USD saw some chop, rebounding to near 0.6900… Read more »

AA Co remains upbeat, despite past year’s drought and flood challenges

The world’s largest beef producer, the Australian Agricultural Co, remains upbeat about its future prospects, despite the ravages of drought and flood across the company’s far-flung northern operations so far this year. Chairman Don McGauchie told shareholders at this morning’s AGM that 2019 had been a year of ‘progress and great challenges,’ but the company… Read more »

AGIC brings together 500 delegates to navigate the future + PICS

The Australian Grains Industry Conference kicked off in Melbourne today as the national forum for those in the supply chain to gather with international visitors and analysts to talk about what lies ahead…Read More Source: Grain Central AGIC brings together 500 delegates to navigate the future + PICS

SA family buys Red Centre station for almost $10 million

After three generations on the property, Mt Skinner Station north of Alice Springs has left family hands for the first time in its history. Source: ABC Livestock SA family buys Red Centre station for almost million

Reputation, resilience feature in NFF’s drought-hit picture: AGIC

The NFF has launched the ‘Telling Our Story’ initiative to build a better connect between rural Australia and urban communities and encourage a multi-tiered approach from government to help farmers build resilience and a bright future for agriculture…Read More Source: Grain Central Reputation, resilience feature in NFF’s drought-hit picture: AGIC

Sheepvention adds Super Sunday program

VICTORIA’S top rural expo Sheepvention has organised an expanded Sunday program for the three-day event at Hamilton from August 4-6 next week…Read More Source: Sheep Central Sheepvention adds Super Sunday program

Roma store sale 30 July 2019: Firm market for 8147 head

Cattle numbers remained steady with another larger yarding off the back of the stronger market in recent weeks…Read More Source: Beef Central Roma store sale 30 July 2019: Firm market for 8147 head

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 31 July 2019

Cold fronts brought moderate rainfall to far southeast Australia at the start of the week, while a cloudband and cold front tracked over the southeast and produced moderate falls in western Tasmania at the end of the week…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 31 July 2019

Wellard ship sale to Heytesbury may be in doubt

Wellard Limited has told the Australian Stock Exchange this morning it is actively negotiating the sale of its ship, the M/V Ocean Swagman, with another potential buyer, after the previously announced buyer, Heytesbury Holding Company Pty Ltd, did not complete due dilligence by an agreed deadline…Read More Source: Beef Central Wellard ship sale to… Read more »

NFF, MLA launch initiative to share Aus Ag’s story

Leading Australian voices have come together to better connect farmers with consumers through the Telling Our Story Initiative. ..Read More Source: Beef Central NFF, MLA launch initiative to share Aus Ag’s story

Australian beef to power 2020 Paralympic Team

Australia’s 2020 Paralympic Team will be fuelled by Australian Beef, with Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) signing a new sponsorship deal with Paralympics Australia…Read More Source: Beef Central Australian beef to power 2020 Paralympic Team

New Marcus Oldham scholarship for Qld/NT students

A new undergraduate scholarship backed by Queensland graziers, Currawong, will enable Queensland and Northern Territory residents the unique opportunity to study at Marcus Oldham College in 2020…Read More Source: Beef Central New Marcus Oldham scholarship for Qld/NT students

One of the great cattle kings of northern Australia dies, aged 88

At one point Peter Sherwin was the largest private landowner in the country, with about 300,000 head of cattle, spanning across 17 cattle stations. Source: ABC Livestock One of the great cattle kings of northern Australia dies, aged 88

Vale Peter Sherwin

Enigmatic Northern Australian pastoral legend Peter Sherwin has died in Brisbane, aged 88. At the height of his career, Mr Sherwin’s cattle empire covered a claimed 300,000 head of cattle on 17 northern properties. ..Read More Source: Beef Central Vale Peter Sherwin

XE Market Analysis: Asia – Jul 30, 2019

The Dollar advanced slightly through the N.Y. morning session on Tuesday, taking its cue from better U.S. personal earnings, consumption and confidence data. The Greenback eased back slightly after the London close, with position squaring interest noted ahead of Wednesday’s FOMC announcement. A 25 basis point cut is widely expected, though with the Fed likely… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: North America – Jul 30, 2019

The Dollar has traded mixed, seeing fresh highs against the underperforming Pound, holding steady versus the Euro while losing ground to the Yen, which firmed up after the BoJ left policy settings changed, as expected, while maintaining its existing policy bias, which disappointed some who had been looking for something a more specific. Cable printing… Read more »

Weekly genetics review: Finding replacement F1 breeders in crossbred programs

In this second examination of issues surrounding the adoption of crossbreeding, genetics editor Alastair Rayner says while some producers are keen to maximise the impact of hybrid vigour through a terminal sire program, a restriction for many is issues associated with producing F1 females to join with a terminal sire. This week’s report examines some… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Europe – Jul 30, 2019

The Dollar majors have been plying narrow ranges in early-week, pre-risk event trading. The resumption of person-to-person dialogue between the U.S. and China this week, and the FOMC, which starts tomorrow and concludes on Wednesday, are keeping market participants sitting on their hands for now, who are taking a circumspect view on the chances for… Read more »

Weekly kill: Qld cow grids continue to edge higher

Some eastern states slaughter grids, especially for cows, have advanced another 10c/kg this week, as slaughter cattle supply prospects for the months ahead start to further tighten. The latest changes mean upwards price movements in Queensland grids have continued into a fifth straight week, at the same time that the eastern Young Cattle Indicator has… Read more »

Producers tap into ag innovation at livestock forum

Livestock producers have tapped into new research to improve productivity, profitability and animal welfare on their farms at the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation’s Livestock Forum…Read More Source: Beef Central Producers tap into ag innovation at livestock forum

Red Meat White Paper: Producer control of grassfed levies remains key issue

A strong belief that grassfed cattle producers must retain control over their levy dollars in any future red meat industry structure has been a prevailing theme of industry feedback received by Beef Central in the three weeks since the red meat industry Memorandum of Understanding review white paper was released…Read More Source: Beef Central … Read more »

Wagga Sale 29 July 2019: Market rises on tighter supply

Limited numbers of well finished stock impacted on prices with most types of export and domestic cattle recording dearer trends…Read More Source: Beef Central Wagga Sale 29 July 2019: Market rises on tighter supply

GrainPro trades on under voluntary administration

Wagga Wagga-based grain-trading company GrainPro is continuing to trade now that it has entered voluntary external administration…Read More Source: Grain Central GrainPro trades on under voluntary administration

Qld abattoir death sparks investigation

A Queensland man has been killed while working at the Western Meat Exporters goat and mutton abattoir near Charleville…Read More Source: Beef Central Qld abattoir death sparks investigation

Australia joins lab-grown meat industry

Australia has become the latest country to join the emerging lab-grown meat industry, which so far has been dominated by food-tech start-ups in Europe, Israel and California’s Silicon Valley. Source: ABC Livestock Australia joins lab-grown meat industry

RTI documents contained allegations against wrong dairy

Documents containing allegations of animal cruelty were incorrectly released by Tasmania’s Primary Industries Department as part of a right to information request related to Australia’s largest dairy. Source: ABC Livestock RTI documents contained allegations against wrong dairy

Biosecurity boss 'not aware' of cruelty investigations at Chinese-owned dairy giant

Serious allegations of animal cruelty against Australia’s largest dairy company — including “eye gouging” of cows and the use of claw hammers to kill calves — have been repeatedly probed by Tasmania’s Biosecurity agency, however its boss tells a parliamentary estimates hearing he is “not aware of any complaints”. Source: ABC Livestock Biosecurity boss… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Asia – Jul 29, 2019

The Dollar index rallied to near two-month highs of 98.16 in N.Y. morning trade on Monday, later easing back to 98.05 into the London close. There was little in the way of incoming U.S. data, with the only item on the docket being the Dallas Fed index, which improved slightly as expected. There was no… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: North America – Jul 29, 2019

EUR-USD settled above the 25-month low seen last week at 1.1101, which was seen before the ECB policy announcement last Thursday, with its refrain from easing having buoyed the Euro somewhat. The big focus this week is on the Fed, with the two-day FOMC gathering concluding on Wednesday. With a 25 bp easing fully baked… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Europe – Jul 29, 2019

The Dollar majors have been plying narrow ranges in early-week, pre-risk event trading. The resumption of person-to-person dialogue between the U.S. and China this week, and the FOMC, which starts tomorrow and concludes on Wednesday, are keeping market participants sitting on their hands for now, who are taking a circumspect view on the chances for… Read more »

Lotfeeder files application to wind-up Chinese-backed Harmony Agriculture & Food Co

New South Wales feedlot operator and custom-feeder JHW Paterson & Son has filed an application in the Federal Court to wind-up Chinese-backed Australian beef supply chain, Harmony Agriculture and Food Co, over non-payment of debts totalling $5.4 million…Read More Source: Beef Central Lotfeeder files application to wind-up Chinese-backed Harmony Agriculture & Food Co

Feedgrain Focus: Trade tightens as eastern crop prospects split

The illusion of green crops could fade quickly as worsening conditions creep southward, growers nervous about committing further grain sales and export buyers adding impetus to the rise in new crop prices…Read More Source: Beef Central Feedgrain Focus: Trade tightens as eastern crop prospects split

ACCC calls for consultation on Landmark’s proposed rural store divestments

The ACCC is seeking views on a proposed undertaking offered by Nutrien – which operates in Australia under the Landmark brand – in relation to its proposed acquisition of Ruralco…Read More Source: Grain Central ACCC calls for consultation on Landmark’s proposed rural store divestments

New meatworks deal could see northern beef shipped to China

An agreement with a Chinese company to develop an export processing facility for north Queensland and Northern Territory beef has been signed with a local council. Source: ABC Livestock New meatworks deal could see northern beef shipped to China

Big Ampi aiming to take goats to next level

A large scale collaborative family-owned grazing operation in western New South Wales is having a red hot crack at changing the Australian goat industry…Read More Source: Sheep Central Big Ampi aiming to take goats to next level

Hides market spirals to unprecedented depths

The global market for cattle hides continues to plummet to new depths, driven by a range of powerful supply and demand factors – the latest of which is the trade standoff between the US and China. The trend could start to impact on livestock prices, sources suggest ..Read More Source: Beef Central Hides market… Read more »

Developing countries key to future beef growth

Half the world is eating more meat, while the other half is eating less, says Professsor David Hughes, the keynote speaker at this year’s Livexchange live export industry conference, being held in Townsville in October..Read More Source: Beef Central Developing countries key to future beef growth

Milk processors compete for farmers in dairy heartland

For the first time, dairy farmers in the Bega Valley could have the opportunity to supply the fresh milk market as Lactalis and Saputo look to secure new suppliers. Source: ABC Livestock Milk processors compete for farmers in dairy heartland

Bull selection decisions in the south linked to profit drivers

Be clear on what drives profit in your business and match your bull selection to those profit drivers. That’s the message from MLA genetics program manager Hamish Chandler, who says this should underpin how every producer uses genetic selection tools such as EBVs and indexes. Source: Beef Central Bull selection decisions in the south… Read more »

Southern operators continue to dominate AuctionsPlus buyer market

Light steer and heifer categories trended down, while heavier categories were firm or stronger in AuctionsPlus trading this week. Southern operators continue to dominate with plenty of interstate buying, as lines of stock were purchased up to 1700km away…Read More Source: Beef Central Southern operators continue to dominate AuctionsPlus buyer market

XE Market Analysis: Asia – Jul 26, 2019

The Dollar advanced in N.Y. trade on Friday, buoyed by a slightly better preliminary read on Q2 GDP. Word from White House adviser Kudlow, that the U.S. would not intervene to weaken the USD likely helped the unit higher. Trump has been concerned that trading partners may be manipulating their currencies to gain trade advantages…. Read more »

XE Market Analysis: North America – Jul 26, 2019

The Euro has been in consolidated mode after rallying on the ECB’s refrain from cutting rates yesterday’s, though the central bank still shifted to an explicit easing bias, laying the groundwork for a comprehensive set of easing measures in September. EUR-USD, after rallying to a 1.1187 high in the wake of the ECB announcement yesterday,… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Europe – Jul 26, 2019

The Dollar majors have become entrenched in narrow ranges after some choppy trading yesterday. The Euro has consolidated after rallying on the ECB’s refrain from cutting rates yesterday’s, though the central bank still shifted to an explicit easing bias, laying the groundwork for a comprehensive set of easing measures in September. The Dollar also found… Read more »

Ag Dept concludes probe into livex “cash for cruelty” claims

The Department of Agriculture says its investigation into allegations that live export workers had been offered money by animal rights groups to obtain and leak footage of animal cruelty on export vessels has found no evidence to support the claims. ..Read More Source: Beef Central Ag Dept concludes probe into livex “cash for cruelty” claims

Recruitment: Four handy tips for improving employee engagement

Labour retention and relevant skills continue to be a concern for the industry, so how can agri-business owners and managers engage their current workers to ensure they have the human capital necessary to deliver on each business’s potential? Here’s four handy tips…Read More Source: Sheep Central Recruitment: Four handy tips for improving employee engagement

Allworth leading sheep sustainability framework process

RESPECTED sheep industry consultant, producer and researcher Professor Bruce Allworth will lead the consultation on the Australian Sheep Sustainability Framework…Read More Source: Sheep Central Allworth leading sheep sustainability framework process

Big Ampi aiming to take goats to next level

A large scale collaborative family-owned grazing operation in western New South Wales is having a red hot crack at changing the Australian goat industry…Read More Source: Beef Central Big Ampi aiming to take goats to next level

Finalists chosen for 2020 Rising Champions Initiative

With a focus on developing the leadership, negotiation and business skills of emerging beef industry leaders, the Cattle Council of Australia and National Australia Bank have announced seven state finalists for the 2020 Agribusiness Rising Champions Initiative…Read More Source: Beef Central Finalists chosen for 2020 Rising Champions Initiative

Peak sheep and wool bodies to oppose mulesing ban bill

AUSTRALIA’S peak sheep and wool producer bodies have come out strongly against plans by Animal Justice Party member Mark Pearson to introduce legislation to ban mulesing from 2022 in New..Read More Source: Sheep Central Peak sheep and wool bodies to oppose mulesing ban bill

Superfine wool grower to join AWI board nomination committee

TASMANIAN superfine wool grower Simon Cameron’s appointment as the grower representative on the revised Australian Wool Innovation board nomination committee has been welcomed by WoolProducers Australia…Read More Source: Sheep Central Superfine wool grower to join AWI board nomination committee

Australia’s sheep and wool bodies’ discuss merger options

AUSTRALIA’S sheep and wool producers within three months could be considering potential models for merging their two peak bodies into a new single entity…Read More Source: Sheep Central Australia’s sheep and wool bodies’ discuss merger options

Standard to ramp up livestock loading safety

It took a tragedy to instigate but six years later work is progressing to develop a national standard to improve livestock loading ramp safety…Read More Source: Beef Central Standard to ramp up livestock loading safety

'Slow, lingering death': Reward offered after wallabies shot with bow and arrow

One wallaby has been euthanased and another is yet to be found after the pair were spotted shot with arrows at separate locations near Hobart, with wildlife advocates offering a cash reward for information. Source: ABC Livestock ‘Slow, lingering death’: Reward offered after wallabies shot with bow and arrow

Spotlight on large scale solar developments on farmland

NSW Farmers has called for a more stringent oversight of planning approvals, and better compliance and enforcement with respect to the development of large-scale solar on agricultural lands…Read More Source: Grain Central Spotlight on large scale solar developments on farmland

Sediment is causing the Great Barrier Reef significant harm, but a fix is contentious

New laws are before Queensland Parliament to protect the Great Barrier Reef from harmful nutrient and sediment run-off, with a voluntary scheme not working fast enough according to the Environment Minister. Source: ABC Livestock Sediment is causing the Great Barrier Reef significant harm, but a fix is contentious

Dubbo Sale 25 July 2019: Young cattle to restockers dearer

Once again southern restockers provide a solid base for the large numbers of young cattle in store condition…Read More Source: Beef Central Dubbo Sale 25 July 2019: Young cattle to restockers dearer

XE Market Analysis: Asia – Jul 25, 2019

The Dollar firmed early in the session, led by EUR-USD’s decline to two-year lows of 1.1102. The move came following the ECB announcement, which revised forward guidance to say that rates will be at “present or lower levels”, at least through the first half of 2020, as widely expected. Later, the Euro rallied back to… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Europe – Jul 25, 2019

The Dollar majors have settled in narrow ranges into the ECB’s policy meeting, with markets giving about 50% odds for the central bank producing a 10 bp rage cut today following yesterday’s manufacturing PMI disappointments in the Eurozone. The Euro went into a consolidation after declining sharply yesterday. EUR-USD settled in the lower-to-mid 1.1100s, holding… Read more »

Mustering cattle one day, Mongol Derby the next

Sam Chisholm, who grew up on Napperby Station in the NT, is getting ready for the world’s longest and toughest horse race — the Mongol Derby. Source: ABC Beef Cattle Mustering cattle one day, Mongol Derby the next

SustainaWOOL deal offers market credibility to all Aussie wool

AUSTRALIA’S wool industry has gained its first independent industry-owned sustainability program for Merino and crossbred producers with the gifting of the respected SustainaWOOL Integrity Scheme to the Australian Wool Exchange…Read More Source: Sheep Central SustainaWOOL deal offers market credibility to all Aussie wool

Farmers uncertain of implications of large scale solar operations

NSW Farmers has called for a more stringent oversight of planning approvals, and better compliance and enforcement with respect to the development of large-scale solar on agricultural lands.  ..Read More Source: Beef Central Farmers uncertain of implications of large scale solar operations

Dalby sale 24 July 2019: Market firm to stronger

The market was strong to firmer on last week with the best cows up to 262.2c and the top bullocks up to 328.2c…Read More Source: Beef Central Dalby sale 24 July 2019: Market firm to stronger

ANZ Terminals’ planned buy of GrainCorp arm sparks ACCC concerns

ANZ Terminals divestment of its Osborne storage in South Australia has not allayed Australia’s consumer watchdog’s concerns about a reduction in competition resulting from the company’s proposed buy of GrainCorp’s oil storage arm. ..Read More Source: Grain Central ANZ Terminals’ planned buy of GrainCorp arm sparks ACCC concerns

One Tasmanian feed plant opens, another on its way

Ridley has officially opened its extrusion plant at Westbury, and Tasmanian Stockfeed Services has announced plans to build a new feedmill at its Devonport site…Read More Source: Grain Central One Tasmanian feed plant opens, another on its way

Cotton’s high achievers recognised at awards + PICS

The excellence and achievements of the Australian cotton industry over the past year were recognised at the 2019 Australian Cotton Industry Awards last night…Read More Source: Grain Central Cotton’s high achievers recognised at awards + PICS

NAPCo’s Five Founders beef extends brand claim boundaries

After 144 years tagged as a ‘cattle producer,’ the North Australian Pastoral Co is moving down a new path this week, adding carbon neutrality to its first branded beef program launched today…Read More Source: Beef Central NAPCo’s Five Founders beef extends brand claim boundaries

US burger chain refuses to go down fake meat path

One fast food chain in the United States has refused to join the rush of burger selling rivals to add fake meat to their menus, staking a claim it is and will remain proudly 100 percent about real meat…Read More Source: Beef Central US burger chain refuses to go down fake meat path

XE Market Analysis: Asia – Jul 24, 2019

The Dollar was range bound in N.Y. trade on Wednesday, leaving the DXY inside of a 97.56 to 97.68 trading band. Incoming U.S. data saw mixed flash manufacturing and services PMI , and softer new home sales, though neither had much lasting impact on the USD. Wall Street and Treasury yields were lower, with earnings… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: North America – Jul 24, 2019

The Dollar has traded mixed, but broadly underpinned after rallying for three consecutive days. The Euro took a hit on Eurozone PMI misses, which drove EUR-USD to a seven-week low at 1.1127 and EUR-JPY to a new near-seven-month low at 120.21. EUR-CHF also declined, though the cross has remained above the 24-month low seen yesterday… Read more »

Weekly property review: Aussie buyback of foreign-owned grazing land – is it a new trend?

This week’s property review looks back over recent transactions to determine whether a new ‘buyback’ trend is emerging in grazing land ownership. Based on the transactions identified, Australians have bought back close to 2.2 million hectares of grazing country from foreign owners in the past nine months…Read More Source: Beef Central Weekly property review:… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Europe – Jul 24, 2019

The Dollar has consolidated recent gains for the most part, having been buoyed in recent sessions by a relatively more measured view in markets of Fed easing potential, along with the deal to end the U.S. budget impasse and amid the evident easing bias of other major central banks. In the mix has been news… Read more »

Cattle truck effluent spills a ‘terrible advertisement’

Concerns about the potential for livestock effluent spills from trucks onto city streets, traffic and pedestrians has again created headlines after a Melbourne City councillor called for cattle and sheep trucks to be banned from using a key arterial road in the city…Read More Source: Beef Central Cattle truck effluent spills a ‘terrible advertisement’

Webinar opportunity for stakeholders to contribute to Meat Industry Strategic Plan

As part of the development of a bold new Meat Industry Strategic Plan 2030, a digital consultation process is being held next week via webinars, providing all industry stakeholders with the opportunity to contribute to, and provide feedback about the process…Read More Source: Beef Central Webinar opportunity for stakeholders to contribute to Meat Industry… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 24 July 2019

A PAIR of cold fronts brought moderate falls to western Tasmania at the start of the week, while a cold front tracked across south-west Western Australia, producing moderate falls mid-week…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 24 July 2019

August 30 deadline for Producer Demonstration Site applications

Livestock producer groups interested in running local projects to validate the on-farm benefits of research and development findings have until the end of August to apply for funding…Read More Source: Beef Central August 30 deadline for Producer Demonstration Site applications

Lamb feedback, efficiency and consumer needs drive Gundagai

GIVING sheep producers meaningful feedback, processing and carcase optimisation, and meeting consumer needs is leading New South Wales’ Gundagai Meat Processors into robotics and automation…Read More Source: Sheep Central Lamb feedback, efficiency and consumer needs drive Gundagai

Government and industry bodies urge farm safety vigilance

INDUSTRY groups and governments are reminding farmers to be vigilant about their safety practices as part of National Farm Safety Week. National Farm Safety Week is running from July 21-26..Read More Source: Sheep Central Government and industry bodies urge farm safety vigilance

Temple Grandin’s fingerprints on new WA beef project

World renowned animal behaviourist Professor Temple Grandin visited Western Australia last week, providing guidance over animal handling facilities for a major new integrated beef supply chain project currently in its early stages of development…Read More Source: Beef Central Temple Grandin’s fingerprints on new WA beef project

MLA’s National Goat Roadshow is returning to Victoria first

MEAT & Livestock Australia’s National Goat Roadshow will return with a series of events starting in Victoria next month…Read More Source: Sheep Central MLA’s National Goat Roadshow is returning to Victoria first

Future Drought Fund legislation gets bi-partisan support

AUSTRALIA’S National Farmers Federation has welcomed the bi-partisan support for the $100 million a year Future Drought Fund in the House of Representatives on Monday…Read More Source: Sheep Central Future Drought Fund legislation gets bi-partisan support

Would you like to know if your sheep smell right for flies?

A GLOBAL research project has raised the prospect of sheep producers being able to test and breed animals for fly-resistance based on wool odour…Read More Source: Sheep Central Would you like to know if your sheep smell right for flies?

Former AWI chairman Merriman to seek re-election

FORMER Australian Wool Innovation chairman Wal Merriman will seek re-election at this year’s director election and has ignored an opportunity to rule out re-standing for the body’s top role…Read More Source: Sheep Central Former AWI chairman Merriman to seek re-election

Mulesing law bill to follow NSW support for mandatory pain relief

NSW Farmers has supported the industry-led mandating of local anaesthetic or analgesia when mulesing sheep, potentially increasing the likelihood of state government support. In a move aimed at retaining sheep..Read More Source: Sheep Central Mulesing law bill to follow NSW support for mandatory pain relief