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St George to host SCA Future Flock Forum

Sheep Central, 23 April 2017

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.

Australia’s sheep tracing not up to par, but electronic ID is not the answer

Terry Sim, 29 March 2017

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.

Sheepmeat council backs current NLIS as damaging Sheepcatcher II details leak

Terry Sim, 24 March 2017

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.

WA sheep producers throw in with sheepmeat council market study

Terry Sim, 22 March 2017

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.

Sheepmeat body notes processor reaction to $150m MLA plan

Terry Sim, 24 February 2017

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.

Sheepmeat Council lobbying for new national Q Fever program

Sheep Central, 19 January 2017

LIVESTOCK producers are uniting nationally behind the Sheepmeat Council of Australia to negotiate Federal Government action on Q Fever management.

Supporters of mob-based sheep NLIS heartened by Sheepcatcher II tidbits

Terry Sim, 09 December 2016

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.

Sheepmeat council backs MLA’s $150m carcase measurement initiative

Terry Sim, 17 November 2016

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.

WA producer Jeff Murray re-elected as national sheep meat leader

Sheep Central, 10 November 2016

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.

Deadline extended for aspiring sheep meat industry leaders

Sheep Central, 10 November 2016

ASPIRING sheep meat industry leaders have less than two weeks to apply to join the Sheepmeat Council of Australia’s new leadership development program.