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Australian goat meat production highest ever in early 2024

MORE than 750,000 goats were processed in Australia in the first quarter 2024, yielding a record 11,777 tonnes of meat…Read More

Sheep Central, May 27, 2024

Online greenhouse gas tools for goats and feedlots

MEAT & Livestock Australia has released online web-based greenhouse gas calculators for feedlot and goat production systems…Read More

Sheep Central, February 14, 2024

Goat throughput hits highest in six years, more meat taken domestically

A Western Queensland processor says the domestic market for goat meat has taken off in the past 18 month, as throughput remains consistently high this year…Read More

Eric Barker, September 13, 2023

CBRE offers NSW rangeland goat and grazing block Wyoming

A WESTERN New South Wales property that harvests about 4000 rangeland goats annually is being offered by prominent landholder Robert McBride with price expectations of more than $7 million…Read More

Sheep Central, January 16, 2023

Goat price slide drops AuctionsPlus commercial listings

AUCTIONSPLUS commercial goat listings reduced 15 percent to 2976 head in November as prices eased…Read More

Sheep Central, December 12, 2022

Goat market comes off the boil as prices drop 15pc

AUSTRALIA’S goat meat market has seen a significant slide in recent months, with prices dropping more than 15 percent and processors working through a back log…Read More

Eric Barker, September 21, 2022

Corporate cattle companies move into goat diversifications

THE rise of Australia’s goat industry has gained the attention of corporate cattle companies, with two large Queensland-based producers recently making significant investments into small stock…Read More

Terry Sim, August 10, 2022

Goat processing to expand with Bourke abattoir opening

GOAT processing in western Queensland and New South Wales is set to significantly expand, with the re-opening of the Bourke abattoir later this year…Read More

Eric Barker, April 26, 2022

QLD small stock processor to finish $11m expansion mid-year

A REMOTE Queensland small stock processor is about to significantly increase its capacity – with the completion of an expansion at the end of May this year…Read More

Eric Barker, February 2, 2022

Tight goat supplies keep prices and clearances high

TIGHTER supply has helped goat clearance rates remain strong on AuctionsPlus in the past two week period, with 80 percent clearance achieved and 781 head sold…Read More

Sheep Central, July 26, 2021

Boer cross goats in demand in AuctionsPlus sale

BOER cross does sold for up to $257.50 a head and rangeland does made to $150 in the AuctionsPlus National Goat Sale last week…Read More

Sheep Central, June 7, 2021

Trial suggests liveweight has no affect on male goat meat quality

MEAT quality characteristics of lot-fed male Australian rangeland goats are unaffected by liveweight at slaughter, new research has indicated…Read More

Sheep Central, March 22, 2021

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