Sheep producers in Queensland and Northern NSW can hear from industry experts on strategies to rebuild the sheep flock at a forum planned for St George later this month.
A NATIONAL decision on electronic identification of sheep and goats has been put off for at least three years, despite Australia’s Sheepcatcher II exercise showing traceability performance standards are not being met with the current mob-based system.
AUSTRALIA’S peak federal and state meat industry body leaders are expected to decide today whether to release all or part of the long-awaited Sheepcatcher II report.
WESTERN Australian sheep producers are hoping growing disparities in lamb, sheep and skin prices between the eastern states and WA will be addressed by a new study into sheep meat marketing.
AUSTRALIA’S leading sheep meat producer body is closely monitoring the rejection by processors of Meat & Livestock Australia’s initial plan to fast-track objective carcase measurement into abattoirs across the nation.
LIVESTOCK producers are uniting nationally behind the Sheepmeat Council of Australia to negotiate Federal Government action on Q Fever management.
SUPPORTERS of Australia’s visual tag mob-based National Livestock Identification System for sheep and goats have been boosted by the first glimpses of the Sheepcatcher II exercise report.
AUSTRALIA’S peak sheep meat producer body has joined its beef industry counterpart in supporting Meat & Livestock Australia’s commitment to roll-out objective carcase measurement technology nationally.
WESTERN Australian producer Jeff Murray was re-elected president of the Sheepmeat Council of Australia at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting in Hahndorf, South Australia, yesterday.
ASPIRING sheep meat industry leaders have less than two weeks to apply to join the Sheepmeat Council of Australia’s new leadership development program.