LAMB and mutton sheep prices continued to rise in saleyards early this week, as rainfall exacerbated an already tight supply situation. Recent price rises have flushed more lambs off farms and feedlots, and numbers increased at New South Wales, Victorian and Western Australian saleyards.
AN investment plan to benefit sheep, goat and cattle production across Australia’s rangelands will be developed in a project supported by Meat & Livestock Australia.
MEAT & Livestock Australia is going ahead with its campaign to install objective measurement systems across the red meat processing sector, despite an industry review of the initiative.
TOP prime lamb producers in a leading Australian benchmarking dataset achieved a $25/dry sheep equivalent profit last financial year, more than double the return of other participants. But opinions differ on what this means to other sheep producers and how they should rank the importance of benchmarking.
AUSTRALIA’S livestock and red meat quality assurance programs are to be rolled into a single streamlined management structure.
SLAUGHTER lamb prices held generally firm to dearer this week, as restocking, domestic trade and export interest in lambs remained strong.
UP to $35 million will be invested over five years in a new Australian animal welfare partnership that will target ground-breaking research into aversive practices such as branding, dehorning, and castration.
SLAUGHTER lamb prices held firm this week, despite more secondary lambs being yarded, as restockers and exporters competed across the light and trade categories, and processors fought over dwindling quality trade and heavy supplies.
THE writing could be on the plate for Australia’s first pop-up fully 3D-printed restaurant. And lamb and beef will be on the menu if Meat & Livestock Australia has anything to do with it.
A POP-UP restaurant where Sydney patrons can pay for bespoke lamb meals with any currency is the latest innovation in Meat & Livestock Australia’s ongoing efforts to promote the premium sheep meat domestically.