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Large line of live export steers offered by tender

The strength of pre-Ramadan demand for export feeder cattle and a shortage of suitable stock has prompted a Northern Territory livestock agent to use a sale-by-tender process to market one of the few remaining large lines of sought-after high-grade steers for shipment in the coming weeks. Source: Beef Central Large line of live export… Read more »

Meat wholesalers’ chillers look threadbare, in face of beef supply chain challenges

Wholesale meat prices have risen dramatically in the early stages of 2022, as the big supply-side shortage caused by COVID sickness among meatworkers and transport operators echoes on through the meat supply chain. Source: Beef Central Meat wholesalers’ chillers look threadbare, in face of beef supply chain challenges

Livestock rail company wins contract for third western Qld line

Dedicated livestock rail company, Watco East West, has been awarded the contract for a third line in Queensland – meaning it will now be operating on all lines from the west to the east. Source: Beef Central Livestock rail company wins contract for third western Qld line

Laporan Pasar : Industri Daging Sapi Asia Tenggara – Desember 2021

Edisi ke-97 : Desember 2021: Harga sapi Australia terus memecahkan rekor | Ekspor sapi dari Darwin ke Indonesia mengalami pelonjakan ketika musim hujan datang. Source: Beef Central Laporan Pasar : Industri Daging Sapi Asia Tenggara – Desember 2021

Donated heifers to beef up prostate cancer awarness at Warrnambool

Penshurst Angus breeder Roland Cameron will do his bit to raise awareness of prostate cancer at the Warrnambool Annual Premier Weaner Sale this Friday. Source: Beef Central Donated heifers to beef up prostate cancer awarness at Warrnambool

SE Asia Report: Aus cattle prices continue to break all records

Australian cattle prices continue to break all records, exports to Indonesia surge out of Darwin as the monsoon approaches, Vietnam suffering more from the ravages of the pandemic, plus meet Scotland’s Luing breed – Dr Ross Ainsworth’s South East Asia Report. Source: Beef Central SE Asia Report: Aus cattle prices continue to break all… Read more »

Still can't find chicken in your supermarket? Here's why

Despite assurances from chicken producers that supplies would remain available at major supermarkets, empty shelves in the poultry section are proving otherwise. Source: ABC Livestock Still can’t find chicken in your supermarket? Here’s why

Roma sale 18 Jan 2022: Mixed quality as yarding doubles

Light weight restocker steers and heifers were of a mixed quality this week and could not maintain the averages of the previous sale. Source: Beef Central Roma sale 18 Jan 2022: Mixed quality as yarding doubles

Producer appeals for biological control of Heliotrope

SHEEP and beef producer Peter Wallis is hoping biological control of the annual broadleaf plant Heliotrope will be given a higher priority for recent weed and pest funding. Source: Sheep Central Producer appeals for biological control of Heliotrope

Weekly rainfall update + outlook 19 January 2022

TROPICAL cyclone Tiffany produced widespread rainfall across northern and central Australia, while troughs brought showers and thunderstorms to eastern Australia. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall update + outlook 19 January 2022

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 19 Jan 2022

Tropical cyclone Tiffany produced widespread rainfall across northern and central Australia, while troughs brought showers and thunderstorms to eastern Australia. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 19 Jan 2022

Call for talks on weed and pest project priorities

AUSTRALIA’S peak farmer body has called on state and territory governments to consult with farmers on pest and weed projects after the Federal Government announced $20 million in further funding yesterday. Source: Sheep Central Call for talks on weed and pest project priorities

Roland acts to raise awareness of prostate cancer

PENSHURST Angus breeder Roland Cameron will do his bit to raise awareness of prostate cancer at the Warrnambool Annual Premier Weaner Sale this Friday. Source: Sheep Central Roland acts to raise awareness of prostate cancer

New petition to fight Victorian dingo proposals

A NEW petition opposing the re-introduction of dingoes across Victoria has been launched by a south-west Victorian wool-growing family. Source: Sheep Central New petition to fight Victorian dingo proposals

WorkSafeWA investigates death of sheep shearer

WorkSafeWA said it is investigating the work-related death of a shearer at Katrine, between Northam and Toodyay. Source: Sheep Central WorkSafeWA investigates death of sheep shearer

Belalie Station to move from wool into goats

A DECISION to transition the Oldfield family’s Belalie Station Merino operation near Bourke into goat production has created wide discussion in the wool industry. Source: Sheep Central Belalie Station to move from wool into goats

Kelpie who survived three-hour, 250km trip in engine bay dies

Cassie seemed happy and healthy after her ordeal and was expected to make a full recovery, but last night things took a turn for the worst. Source: ABC Livestock Kelpie who survived three-hour, 250km trip in engine bay dies

Federal, state govts add $40M to pest, weed control budget

The Federal Government has pledged $20M, being matched dollar for dollar by state and territory governments, to help manage pests and weeds, Source: Grain Central Federal, state govts add M to pest, weed control budget