ACCC internet sweeps will target ‘greenwashing’ and online reviews

SHEEP meat and wool businesses making misleading sustainability claims in selling goods directly to consumers may be picked up by internet sweeps launched by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission this week…Read More

Sheep Central, October 5, 2022

Survey shows most sheep owners don’t manage lamb marking pain

A NATIONAL sheep producer survey indicates most Australian sheep producers don’t use pain management for castration or tail docking, despite readily available options…Read More

Terry Sim, October 5, 2022

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 5 October 2022

EARLIER in the week, a low pressure system that developed over the south-eastern Australia brought showers, rain and isolated thunderstorms to Victoria, Tasmania and much of New South Wales…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, October 5, 2022

Meat Business Women conference to reconnect the industry

AMERICAN animal scientist and autism advocate Dr Temple Grandin heads up the speakers at the Meat Business Women Conference in Sydney on Wednesday 26 October…Read More

Sheep Central, October 5, 2022

WA WorkSafe agency investigates second farm death in three weeks

WESTERN Australia’s WorkSafe agency is investigating the death of a man on a farm on Monday, the second farm-related fatality in the state in less than three weeks…Read More

Sheep Central, October 5, 2022

Rainfall expected to complicate livestock transport across NSW

A TIGHTENING of lamb and sheep supplies to processors on Australia’s east coast is expected if forecast rainfall this week worsens the condition of roads across central west New South Wales…Read More

Terry Sim, October 4, 2022

NSW landowners urged to enact farm emergency plans

NEW South Wales landowners have been urged to review and enact their farm emergency plans as forecast rain is set to fall into already full dams and waterways. Severe weather..Read More

Sheep Central, October 4, 2022

ParaBoss webinar to outline AWI flystrike workshops

SHEEP producers will get an insight into the workshops underpinning Australian Wool Innovation’s flystrike extension program in a webinar on 18 October…Read More

Sheep Central, October 5, 2022

McIntyre and REDI.E team win well at NZ Merino championships

NEW South Wales shearer Daniel McIntyre from Glen Innes has won the New Zealand Merino Championships open final at Alexandra in New Zealand’s South Island at his first attempt over the weekend…Read More

Doug Laing, Shearing Sports New Zealand, October 3, 2022

Young lambs boost AuctionsPlus listings to more than 90,000

AUCTIONSPLUS’ commercial sheep and lamb listings increased 14 percent to 90,920 head last week, with more than half being new season lambs…Read More

Sheep Central, October 3, 2022

Clearance rates improve for reduced online goat offering

CLEARANCE rates improved for a 60 percent drop in AuctionsPlus goat listings to 1932 head in September, with prices varying around quality…Read More

Sheep Central, October 3, 2022

Final Merino field days to be held at Temora and Pingelly

NEW South Wales and Western Australian wool producers will this month get their last opportunity to view ewes in the Merino Lifetime Productivity Project trials at Temora and Pingelly…Read More

Sheep Central, October 3, 2022

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