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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

Consumers enlisted to flesh out goat meat quality parameters

GOAT meat quality parameters and consumer preferences will be fleshed out with a new research study at the University of New England…Read More

Sheep Central, March 5, 2021

MeatUp forums to deliver sheep and goat meat insights

SHEEP and goat meat marketing, strategic industry and breeding insights will be shared in a series of MeatUp forums set to start in South Australia and New South Wales next month…Read More

Sheep Central, February 5, 2021

Goat fertility study estimates cost of kid losses

KID loss is a significant cost to Australia’s growing farmed goat meat sector, an on-farm and desktop research study has found.  ..Read More

Sheep Central, January 27, 2021

Goat breeders needed to test new assessment app

TESTING of a new visual assessment app for goats is being expanded to involve interested breeder groups, breed societies and individual breeders…Read More

Sheep Central, November 30, 2020

On-farm breakthrough in goat worm testing

GOAT producers can undertake rapid on-farm worm egg count testing without having to send dung samples away to laboratories, a study of a new diagnostic technology has found…Read More

Sheep Central, November 27, 2020

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