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No clarity on sheep EID system milestones in AMM communique

KEY milestones and timelines in the implementation of a mandatory national electronic identification system for sheep and goats remain unclear after a meeting of Australia’s agricultural and primary industries ministers on Wednesday…Read More

Terry Sim, December 9, 2022

Sheep EID changes should follow cattle tag colouring system

MAJOR tag manufacturer Leader Products wants the sheep sector to adopt the same electronic tag colour code system as operates in the cattle industry…Read More

Terry Sim, December 5, 2022

World-first free satellite pasture imagery launched for MLA members

EVERY sheep, goat and cattle producer in Australia can have free access to satellite maps showing weekly changes in ground cover and pasture biomass on their properties – provided they are registered members of Meat & Livestock Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, December 2, 2022

World-first for Ceres Tags – reusable satellite smart ear tags

CERES Tag – the company that developed the world’s first direct to satellite smart ear tag has now created another first – a re-usable satellite smart ear tag…Read More

Sponsored Content, November 28, 2022

Agtech conference features labour-saving ideas + PICS

LABOUR-SAVING innovations such as electronic identification, in-paddock weighing and water trough monitoring were featured at the Big Tech, Big Ideas conference in Dubbo this week…Read More

Eric Barker, June 23, 2022

New AgTech to measure meat quality in lamb  

A TEAM of medical engineers and livestock researchers has been awarded a $1.5 million grant to develop an instant, high-resolution scan of intramuscular fat in lamb carcases…Read More

Sheep Central, September 27, 2021

National Biosecurity Committee receives key sheep EID report

A REPORT on how sheep and goat electronic identification could be implemented nationally has been presented to Australia’s National Biosecurity Committee…Read More

Sheep Central, July 16, 2021

Red meat R&D works toward greater sustainability in water use

RED meat processors have reduced water intensity by nine percent in their operations since 2009, mostly through water efficiency actions. The next big challenge is advanced water recycling, using reverse osmosis principles…Read More

Sheep Central, July 9, 2021

Expert plugs smart tag spend in national biosecurity budget

A LEADING agriculture expert from CQUniversity Australia has urged government not to ignore digital technologies in their budget commitment to national biosecurity initiatives…Read More

Sheep Central, May 17, 2021

Could bullet train technology be the shot for lamb processing?

RED meat researchers are looking at how the magnetic conveying technology used in bullet trains to get millions of Japanese commuters home safely might be used in the lamb processing sector…Read More

Sheep Central, April 16, 2021

Will our sheep dogs need to learn how to fly? + VIDEO

FARM quality assurance programs could one day specify the use of drones rather than dogs or motorbikes to muster livestock, after research showing mustering with an unmanned aerial vehicle was less stressful for sheep and goats…Read More

Sheep Central, April 12, 2021

WA sheep and cattle owners to have a say on ear marks

WESTERN Australian sheep and cattle owners, industry and the community are encouraged to provide feedback on a proposal to make earmarking and branding of stock optional…Read More

Sheep Central, November 18, 2020

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