WoolQ’s reinvention from cost analysis to selling to traceability

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation’s online wool selling service is “on hold”, but its WoolQ platform is focused on establishing itself as a “foundation piece” for traceability, a webinar was told this week…Read More

Terry Sim, September 30, 2022

Australian White lamb marketing boost with new partnership

AUSTRALIAN White lamb marketing is set for global expansion with a partnership between the Tattykeel Stud’s Margra Lamb brand and established Wagyu beef marketer Paradigm Foods…Read More

Sheep Central, September 30, 2022

New Zealand passes legislation to end live exports in 2023

NEW Zealand has passed legislation to end livestock exports by sea on 30 April 2023, with Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor claiming the move will protect New Zealand’s reputation for world-leading animal welfare standards…Read More

Sheep Central, September 30, 2022

NSW Farmers reiterates national sheep EID system demands

NEW South Wales farmers have reiterated demands that a national mandatory electronic identification system for sheep and goats be affordable, holistic and consistent between states…Read More

Sheep Central, September 30, 2022

Livestock traceability campaign to start in Western Australia

WESTERN Australian livestock producers and transporters have been warned about a livestock traceability blitz starting with a roadside checkpoint this weekend…Read More

Sheep Central, September 30, 2022

Australian wool auction prices continue to slide

THE Australian wool market continued its downward slide this week — its fifth consecutive weekly overall loss at auctions — despite a devalued currency and support from China’s largest top maker…Read More

Sheep Central, September 30, 2022

Tough times for forward wool marketing continue

IT was another tough week for the spot auction and forward wool markets, but the market is expected to find a base next week…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, September 30, 2022

Australian ICMJ team selected for American tour

FIVE university students have been selected for the Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging team to tour the United States…Read More

Sheep Central, September 30, 2022

NSW farmers encouraged to report flood damage

THE NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is encouraging farmers and landholders who have been affected by the recent severe weather and floods to report damage using the DPI’s online survey tool…Read More

Sheep Central, September 30, 2022

Sheep EID taskforce leader recognises need for quick action

SHEEP and Goat Traceability Taskforce chairman Ron Cullen recognises the need for quick action as leader of the group tasked with facilitating Australia’s mandatory national smallstock electronic identification system…Read More

Terry Sim, September 28, 2022

Tattykeel Australian White sale sets ram and ewe records

A NEW national record of $240,000 for an Australian White ram was set at the 9th annual Tattykeel sale in New South Wales today…Read More

Terry Sim, September 28, 2022

Aussie dollar slumps to three-year lows, below US65c

THE Australian dollar has plunged to three-year lows versus the US dollar this week, buffeted by international uncertainty and a gloomy global economic outlook…Read More

Jon Condon, September 28, 2022

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