Category: Sheep

WoolProducers seeks new Foot and Mouth Disease trainees

PEAK wool grower body WoolProducers Australia is seeking nominations from industry people interested in real-time Foot and Mouth Disease training in Nepal. Source: Sheep Central WoolProducers seeks new Foot and Mouth Disease trainees

NZ shearer sets new crossbred lamb shearing record in NSW

NEW Zealand shearer Aiden Copp on Saturday became the latest shearer to set world records on both sides of the Tasman Sea with a new record for Merino crossbred lambs achieved in a Riverina shed. Source: Sheep Central NZ shearer sets new crossbred lamb shearing record in NSW

Sheep and lamb prices lift for reduced AuctionsPlus offering

PRICES improved for a reduced online sheep and lamb offering on AuctionsPlus last week, with numbers falling 9000 to 49,800 head. Source: Sheep Central Sheep and lamb prices lift for reduced AuctionsPlus offering

Elders wool co-ordinator Sam Wan takes service to new level

ELDERS wool technical co-ordinator and auctioneer Samantha Wan has undertaken an array of industry roles while taking her company service role to new levels in technological development. Source: Sheep Central Elders wool co-ordinator Sam Wan takes service to new level

AWI CEO McCullough condemned for wool sale mechanism comment

WOOL growers, brokers and exporters have condemned comments by Australian Wool Innovation chief executive officer Stuart McCullough that the industry might consider an emergency strategy or mechanism to manage bale sales. Source: Sheep Central AWI CEO McCullough condemned for wool sale mechanism comment

Red meat white paper: Where does Government stand?

A big unknown surrounding the red meat MoU review process currently underway is where the Federal Government stands. Source: Beef Central Red meat white paper: Where does Government stand?

Wool market drop leaves forward marketers faltering

THE wool forward market could provide no solace for buyers nor sellers this week, with the rate of auction price decline leaving sellers out of range and buyers unable to establish an offshore basis. Source: Sheep Central Wool market drop leaves forward marketers faltering

Russell blends innovation and skills to market wool and sheep

AUSTRALIAN Wool Network’s Russell Macgugan has taken a forward-looking approach to wool marketing in his eight years as a broker, with a strong focus on innovative development of the Merino… Source: Sheep Central Russell blends innovation and skills to market wool and sheep

Wool sellers balk at auction price drops of up to 200 cents

MORE than half the wool scheduled to sell at Australian auctions this week went unsold as growers balked at the biggest market downturn in more than 10 years. Source: Sheep Central Wool sellers balk at auction price drops of up to 200 cents

Agriculture Victoria canvasses sheep and goat duty options

VICTORIAN sheep and goat producers are being asked to have their say on potentially increasing the 12-cent sale duty or levy they are charged when an animal is sold. Source: Sheep Central Agriculture Victoria canvasses sheep and goat duty options

Australia’s wool production tipped to hit lowest level in 95 years

AUSTRALIA’S wool production is forecast to hit its lowest level in almost 100 years this financial year, with market and seasonal conditions not indicating a quick turn-around. Source: Sheep Central Australia’s wool production tipped to hit lowest level in 95 years

Meat Business Women network heads to Brisbane

On the back of a successful launch event in Melbourne in April, organisers of the Australian chapter of Meat Business Women have announced the network’s second event this year, to be held in Brisbane in October. Source: Beef Central Meat Business Women network heads to Brisbane

JBS in mood for growth, as 2Q pre-tax earnings hit record A$1.89b

Global meat protein giant JBS is in a mood for growth, shareholders were told as the company delivered record pre-tax earnings for its second quarter of R$5.1 billion – the equivalent of $1.89b in Australian currency. Source: Beef Central JBS in mood for growth, as 2Q pre-tax earnings hit record A.89b

Wool growers suffer as trade war crashes prices, drought bites

Australia’s wool growers are on the front line of the trade war between the US and China, with falling demand and crashing prices coinciding with a crippling drought. Source: ABC Livestock Wool growers suffer as trade war crashes prices, drought bites

Market to expand national sheep and goat electronic tag uptake

NATIONALISATION of Victoria’s electronic ear tag system for sheep and goats is expected to occur through processor-imposed ‘no tag buy’ policies, saleyard managers were told last week. Source: Sheep Central Market to expand national sheep and goat electronic tag uptake

TFI’s new livestock certification program aims to “build global appetite for quality Australian meat”

Beef and sheepmeat processor TFI has launched a new livestock certification program aiming to protect and build on Australia’s reputation for the highest quality, ethically and sustainably-raised beef, lamb, mutton and goat products, including claims around antibiotic and HGP use, ‘humanely-raised’ and ‘sustainable.’ Source: Beef Central TFI’s new livestock certification program aims to “build… Read more »

MLA members urged to return levy notices for voting rights

MEAT & Livestock Australia members are being encouraged to return their levies notice to ensure they secure their full voting entitlement for any ballots and board elections held by MLA in 2019-20. Source: Sheep Central MLA members urged to return levy notices for voting rights

Practical skills and innovation have put wool into Matthew’s store

Sheep Central today publishes the first of three profiles of the finalists in the 2019 National Council of Wool Selling Brokers of Australia Wool Broker Award — Landmark’s Matthew Chambers who has used experience and innovation to establish a new wool store. Profiles of the other award finalists — Australian Wool Network’s Russell Macgugan and… Read more »

Lambs Alive climate-smart farming coming to Victoria

SHEEP producers succeeding at climate-smart farming will be featured in a series of forums across Victoria over the next four weeks. Consultant and producer Dr Jason Trompf through his program… Source: Sheep Central Lambs Alive climate-smart farming coming to Victoria

Ewe buyers and processors active in AuctionsPlus online sales

DEMAND for processing sheep and in-lamb ewes were features in the AuctionsPlus’ online sheep and lamb offering last week. Agents offered 58,751 head online last week, 1286 down, but prices fell slightly in all categories except scanned in-lamb Merino ewes. Source: Sheep Central Ewe buyers and processors active in AuctionsPlus online sales

New forward lamb contracts offered as NSW lambs come early

RECENT forward lamb contracts from major exporters have been welcomed by stock agents advising clients to secure price certainty for some of their 2019 production. Source: Sheep Central New forward lamb contracts offered as NSW lambs come early

GPS tracking devices help underpin animal production claims

GPS tracking devices aren’t just revolutionising livestock monitoring and offering up a solution to cattle theft – they’re also delivering guaranteed best practice certifications for consumers. Farming technology company IDS Australasia’s ‘GFARM’ tracker, which works hand-in-hand with livestock management tools to draw on real-time information, is now commercially available to producers. Source: Beef Central … Read more »

IPCC report – Red meat vital to global food security

Despite sparking a rash of mainstream headlines claiming a new report is urging the world to eat less meat or even ‘to go vegetarian’, an IPCC report published online overnight contains no mention of meat. Source: Sheep Central IPCC report – Red meat vital to global food security

Wool growers hold bales as auction prices drop sharply

AUSTRALIAN wool growers refused to sell almost a third of the bales offered at auction this week, as the market suffered a large correction in the first sale series since a three-week recess. Source: Sheep Central Wool growers hold bales as auction prices drop sharply

Tehan advises sheep industry caution on China

SHEEP and wool producers were told there will be “serious ups and downs” in Australia’s relationship with China, but also huge opportunities for trade of goods and services. Source: Sheep Central Tehan advises sheep industry caution on China

Wool exporter Fox & Lillie investigates supply contracts

MAJOR wool exporter Fox & Lillie is negotiating a forward pricing scheme with one of the world’s largest processors as industry concerns about supply and price volatility increase. Source: Sheep Central Wool exporter Fox & Lillie investigates supply contracts

Wool buyers sought finer lines online during auction break

WOOL buyers sought finer lines in online bale sales during the three-week recess of physical auctions in Australia. Source: Sheep Central Wool buyers sought finer lines online during auction break

WoolProducers offers growers assistance for 2019 AWI election

PEAK wool grower body WoolProducers Australia is offering sheep producers assistance to nominate and to register to vote for the 2019 Australian Wool Innovation director election. Source: Sheep Central WoolProducers offers growers assistance for 2019 AWI election

Sheep breeder seeks government commitment on AWI governance

AUSTRALIA’S Federal Government was sent a strong message to commit to full implementation of governance changes within Australian Wool Innovation, during an ANZ Agribusiness lunch panel session at Hamilton’s Sheepvention rural expo this week. Source: Sheep Central Sheep breeder seeks government commitment on AWI governance

Eight month shearing works for top Elders wool growers

A SWITCH to eight-monthly shearing and containment yard use has helped Tatyoon’s sixth generation fine wool operation Roseville Ridge take out the prestigious Elders Southern Clip of the Year award… Source: Sheep Central Eight month shearing works for top Elders wool growers

Magnificent Merinos: From designer clothing to Sunday roast

  FROM the catwalk to dinner tables, the Merino has proved to be a flexible and versatile breed, and new research has confirmed its versatility can be boosted to improve… Source: Sheep Central Magnificent Merinos: From designer clothing to Sunday roast

Bird-loving former ballerina wins 2019 Australasian Young Designer Award

FORMER Chinese ballerina Feng Feng Wang designed her way onto the fashion stage with a win in the 2019 Australasian Young Designer Wool Awards at Hamilton’s Sheepvention today. Source: Sheep Central Bird-loving former ballerina wins 2019 Australasian Young Designer Award

AWEX appoints new SustainaWOOL program manager

RESPECTED wool industry consultant Dr Paul Swan has been appointed inaugural manager of the SustainaWOOL program by its new owner the Australian Wool Exchange. Source: Sheep Central AWEX appoints new SustainaWOOL program manager

Southern restockers and processors dominate AuctionsPlus sheep sales

ONLINE sheep and lamb clearances increased in Australia last week as restockers and processors competed strongly on increased offerings in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia. Source: Sheep Central Southern restockers and processors dominate AuctionsPlus sheep sales

Rocky roads coming for Australian wool industry – Colley

AUSTRALIA’S wool industry has some “rocky roads” coming on its way to a long-term sustainable future, growers were told a Hamilton Sheepvention session yesterday. Source: Sheep Central Rocky roads coming for Australian wool industry – Colley

Meat processors condemn illegal abattoir operation

The operators of an alleged illegal slaughterhouse outside Melbourne should face the harshest available penalties, the Australian Meat Industry Council says…Read More Source: Beef Central Meat processors condemn illegal abattoir operation

Historic outback woolshed gets Scottish stonemasons' touch

Scottish stonemasons with experience in restoring castles, restore a historic woolshed in South Australia’s outback — with quite a bit of help from the locals. Source: ABC Livestock Historic outback woolshed gets Scottish stonemasons’ touch

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

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

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

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

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 »

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

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

Feedback drives Gundagai Meat Processors’ move into DEXA

While some large red meat processors see DEXA scanning technology’s financial payback as being contingent on the application of robotics and automation, lamb processor Gundagai Meat Processsors is approaching adoption of DEXA scanning solely for performance feedback and plant efficiency purposes…Read More Source: Beef Central Feedback drives Gundagai Meat Processors’ move into DEXA

Sheep and lamb prices lift as AuctionsPlus offerings drop

SHEEP and lamb numbers on the AuctionsPlus online platform dropped sharply last week, but prices in most categories increased…Read More Source: Sheep Central Sheep and lamb prices lift as AuctionsPlus offerings drop

World’s first digital ram at Bendigo meets his real world forerunner

THE world’s first augmented reality Merino ram sale took its first steps on the show ring floor at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show yesterday…Read More Source: Sheep Central World’s first digital ram at Bendigo meets his real world forerunner

From $10 a lamb to $10 a kilogram, high prices are OK – Strong

AUSTRALIAN sheep producers should not be concerned about the ability of domestic and export markets to pay the current high prices for lamb and mutton, Meat & Livestock Australia director Jason Strong said last night…Read More Source: Sheep Central From a lamb to a kilogram, high prices are OK – Strong

Glenpaen Merino stud dominates show ring and tops sale at Bendigo

VICTORIAN Merino stud Glenpaen was all victorious at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show at the weekend, topping the ram sale yesterday and besting all-comers in the show ring…Read More Source: Sheep Central Glenpaen Merino stud dominates show ring and tops sale at Bendigo

From dust bowl to green flush: What a difference some decent rain makes

The green vista that now stretches to the horizon is in stark contrast to the dust wall that shrouded paddocks not too long ago on this western NSW sheep station. Source: ABC Livestock From dust bowl to green flush: What a difference some decent rain makes

Recruitment: Three ways to ensure an employee prospect is the right fit

One of the keys to retaining valuable employees is to hire the right resources in the first place. It sounds simple, but it can often be more difficult than not to find someone that is not only properly qualified for the role but also fits into the work culture and works well with your other… Read more »

Finalists announced for Australia’s wool broker awards

THREE of nation’s top young wool marketers have been selected as finalists in the 2019 National Council of Wool Selling Brokers of Australia Wool Broker Award…Read More Source: Sheep Central Finalists announced for Australia’s wool broker awards

Merino breeder sticks to his guns to win national fleece award

CENTRAL Victorian Merino breeder Stephen Glen has won the nation’s premier Australian Fleece Competition grand champion award for the first time after 19 years of trying…Read More Source: Sheep Central Merino breeder sticks to his guns to win national fleece award

Should ewe restock the flock sooner than later?

LAMB price and flock dynamics are adding urgency to sheep producers’ restocking decisions, according to international meat broker and analyst Simon Quilty…Read More Source: Sheep Central Should ewe restock the flock sooner than later?

New domain looms for beef and lamb prices, Grasslands Society conference told

International meat broker and trade analyst Simon Quilty told delegates at the 60th annual Grassland Society of Southern Australia conference at Creswick VIC yesterday that Australian lamb and beef prices were “entering a new domain.”..Read More Source: Beef Central New domain looms for beef and lamb prices, Grasslands Society conference told

Movement at the Station – Recent property listings

Riverina history up for grabs, in the $11-$12m range | First class Darling River country on offer | NSW lotfeeding opportunity relisted | Breeding aggregation for cattle or sheep | Good grass on Waterview | Diversity on offer on the Barcoo..Read More Source: Beef Central Movement at the Station – Recent property listings

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 17 July 2019

Several strong cold fronts generated moderate to heavy falls in southeast Australia, and snow in Alpine regions. Showers produced moderate falls along the north tropical coast and in central Queensland…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 17 July 2019

Tom Bull at ICMJ: Lessons from a livestock leader

Tom Bull didn’t have a farm to go home to when he graduated from ag college, and knew he would have to find his own way to succeed in agriculture. 20 years later, it seems safe to say he found it…Read More Source: Beef Central Tom Bull at ICMJ: Lessons from a livestock leader

Forget the Tour de France, what about the Tour de Fleece?

In Australia, they are the late-night spinners — a global network of Tour de France television spectators who sit at their spinning wheels creating yarn. Source: ABC Livestock Forget the Tour de France, what about the Tour de Fleece?

Rainfall lifts Riverina sheep and lamb buying confidence

MORE than 12,000 sheep bought online moved back into the Riverina region of New South Wales last week as buying confidence lifted after good rainfall over the past six weeks…Read More Source: Sheep Central Rainfall lifts Riverina sheep and lamb buying confidence

Australia’s top sheep show is hands-on and in virtual reality

AUSTRALIA’S largest sheep and wool show starts in Bendigo on Friday with more than 3000 sheep from 30 breeds, the nation’s largest fleece display and the opportunity to shear a..Read More Source: Sheep Central Australia’s top sheep show is hands-on and in virtual reality

Agtech: Cattle sales using immersive technology on the horizon

Immersive technology can be used as a tool to build trust between livestock buyers and sellers, AuctionsPlus chief executive officer Angus Street told a conference in Melbourne on Thursday. AuctionsPlus is planning to hold livestock sales using immersive technology within 12 months, but not initially for commercial sheep or cattle sales…Read More Source: Beef… Read more »

Webinar: Smarter finance for smart farmers

A free webinar discussing a suite of attractive low-interest farm business loan options launched recently by the Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) will be held on Thursday, August 1…Read More Source: Beef Central Webinar: Smarter finance for smart farmers

Rabobank award winner manages transition from Queensland to Victoria

A QUEENSLAND wool grower’s son working in Victoria has taken out the 2019 Rabobank Business Development Prize from a field of some of Australia and New Zealand’s leading young farmers…Read More Source: Sheep Central Rabobank award winner manages transition from Queensland to Victoria

Wool growers urged to trade forward to counter global conditions

WOOL growers would be prudent to consider forward marketing into the New Year as global conditions and market indicators point to a continued decline in prices…Read More Source: Sheep Central Wool growers urged to trade forward to counter global conditions

NSW to enter race with Victoria to mandate pain relief for mulesing

COULD the race to be the first Australian state to mandate pain relief for mulesing sheep be the next State of Origin contest between Victoria and New South Wales?..Read More Source: Sheep Central NSW to enter race with Victoria to mandate pain relief for mulesing

Adelaide Uni student claims top meat judging prize, as ICMJ celebrates 30 years

More than 150 students from tertiary institutions across Australia and overseas, 38 coaches, multiple industry sponsors, supporters and alumni attending the 2019 Inter-Collegiate Meat Judging annual event in Wagga last week. Individual overall champion was Kate Werfel from the University of Adelaide, and runner-up, Kieran Smith from University of New England…Read More Source: Beef… Read more »

Why the Sunday lamb roast is off the table

Lamb and mutton prices skyrocket into uncharted territory, thanks to three years of drought diminishing supply. Source: ABC Livestock Why the Sunday lamb roast is off the table

Australian wool prices lift in sale sales before mid-year recess

AUSTRALIAN wool prices have managed to lift by up to 40 cents in the last week of auctions before the annual mid-year three-week recess…Read More Source: Sheep Central Australian wool prices lift in sale sales before mid-year recess

Trade lamb prices surge and Ballarat sets $354 Victorian record

LAMB prices continued to surge in saleyards this week, despite lower numbers being offered for fewer active buyers at some centres…Read More Source: Sheep Central Trade lamb prices surge and Ballarat sets 4 Victorian record

Tips to improve MSA compliance for Queensland producers

As Queensland beef producers targeting Meat Standards Australia requirements face what is historically the most challenging time of the year for meeting compliance, some timely tips to help improve compliance have been compiled for producers…Read More Source: Beef Central Tips to improve MSA compliance for Queensland producers

ICMJ: Consumer focus ‘biggest change in 30 years’

Addressing a room full of university and college students in a conference marking 30 years of the Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association in Australia on Wednesday, Dr David Pethick spoke of the incredible opportunities young meat scientists in Australia now have at their feet…Read More Source: Beef Central ICMJ: Consumer focus ‘biggest change in 30… Read more »

Immersive Technology shifting community understanding of red meat industry

More than 50,000 people around the country have an improved understanding of Australia red meat production system for Beef and Lamb now thanks to the devleopment of the MLA’s Paddock to Plate virtual reality campaign in 2017…Read More Source: Beef Central Immersive Technology shifting community understanding of red meat industry

Growing NSW shearing school gets hands-on with politicians

N inspiring shearing school in New South Wale’s New England region introducing rural youth to a career in the wool industry is looking for new students…Read More Source: Sheep Central Growing NSW shearing school gets hands-on with politicians

Former live sheep exporter is closing its South Australian office

DISGRACED former live sheep exporter Emanuel Exports has decided to close the eastern states offices of its subsidiary EMS Rural Exports…Read More Source: Sheep Central Former live sheep exporter is closing its South Australian office

Wool market lift continues with early online AuctionsPlus sales

A LIFT in Australia’s wool auction market last week has translated into rejuvenated demand for lines offered online, AuctionsPlus has reported…Read More Source: Sheep Central Wool market lift continues with early online AuctionsPlus sales

Sheep Producers Australia backs mandatory pain relief for mulesing

A CONTROVERSIAL WoolProducers Australia policy initiative to mandate pain relief for surgical mulesing in Australia has been supported by the nation’s peak sheep producer body…Read More Source: Sheep Central Sheep Producers Australia backs mandatory pain relief for mulesing

Red Meat MoU white paper: Ag Minister, cattle groups respond

Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie says she is considering the recommendations contained in last Thursday’s Red Meat Memorandum of Understanding Review White Paper, but has stopped short of passing comment on whether she supports or opposes the chosen restructure path identified…Read More Source: Beef Central Red Meat MoU white paper: Ag Minister, cattle groups… Read more »

UN report predicts global meat consumption growth

Global demand for agricultural products is projected to grow by 15 percent over the coming decade, while agricultural productivity growth is expected to increase slightly faster, causing inflation-adjusted prices of the major agricultural commodities to remain at or below their current levels, according to an annual report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development… Read more »

New Zealand heading dog tops PGG Wrightson sale at $NZ10,000

A NEW Zealand heading dog sold for a record NZ$10,000 at the PGG Wrightson 63th annual Ashburton Sheep and Cattle Dog Sale at the Mayfield A&P showgrounds last week…Read More Source: Sheep Central New Zealand heading dog tops PGG Wrightson sale at $NZ10,000

Wales and New Zealand dominate at world shearing and wool titles

SOUTH Australian blade shearer Johnny Dalla was the star performer for the nation at the 18th World Shearing and Woolhandling championships held at Le Dorat, in western France last week…Read More Source: Sheep Central Wales and New Zealand dominate at world shearing and wool titles

SA Dog Fence repair work to start in autumn next year

LONG-TIME South Australian Dog Fence campaigner Geoff Power will head up a $25 million project to repair the ailing pest barrier, with work starting next autumn…Read More Source: Sheep Central SA Dog Fence repair work to start in autumn next year

New-look farm biosecurity website

Sourcing information on how to secure your farm against diseases, pests and weeds has been made easier, with land and livestock managers now having improved access to a vast suite of resources on the Farm Biosecurity website…Read More Source: Sheep Central New-look farm biosecurity website

First cross ewes with lambs sell to $390 on AuctionsPlus

A 30 percent lift in AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb offerings was supported by strong restocker and processor demand last week…Read More Source: Sheep Central First cross ewes with lambs sell to 0 on AuctionsPlus