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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

Australian lamb exports set to reach new peak

LAMB export volumes from Australia are expected to reach an historical peak this year, buoyed by increased demand from China…Read More

Sheep Central, December 16, 2019

WA sheep and cattle fund releases grants for wild dog control

GAPS in wild dog control activities within Western Australia’s dog-fenced areas will be addressed by industry-funded grants announced today…Read More

Sheep Central, December 11, 2019

Goat research project offers subsidised pregnancy scanning

AUSTRALIAN goat meat producers are working with researchers to boost productivity and meet growing export demand as they measure herd reproduction rates in local production systems…Read More

Sheep Central, September 9, 2019

Dubbo goats sell $10-$15 cheaper with less restocker demand

GOATS sold up to $10-$15 cheaper at Dubbo’s quarterly goat sale last week as continued dry conditions limited restocker activity…Read More

Sheep Central, August 19, 2019

Agriculture Victoria canvasses sheep and goat duty options

VICTORIAN sheep and goat producers are being asked to have their say on potentially increasing the 12-cent sale duty or levy they are charged when an animal is sold…Read More

Terry Sim, August 16, 2019

Queensland police seek goat musterers chased from property

QUEENSLAND police are seeking public assistance to identify people involved with the alleged unauthorised mustering of goats on a property in the state’s south-west…Read More

Sheep Central, June 3, 2019

Bourke council is confident goat abattoir closure is short-term

DROUGHT and recent rain have been blamed for the closure of the Bourke goat abattoir in western New South Wales, but its operators have refused to speculate when it could resume operations…Read More

Terry Sim, May 31, 2019

Goat meat pricing helps TFI as sheep and lamb supplies drop

RECORD goat meat pricing has helped major meat processor Thomas Foods International maintain its usual winter slaughter schedule despite waning lamb and sheep supplies…Read More

Terry Sim, May 29, 2019

TFI offers record $10/kg goat meat price

LEADING Australian meat processor and exporter Thomas Foods International has announced it will pay a record $10 a kilogram for goat meat to supply a new value-adding initiative in the United States…Read More

Terry Sim, May 17, 2019

Goat meat prices lift as rainfall limits market supplies

GOAT meat prices have gained further momentum recently as supply levels tighten following recent rainfall in the eastern states…Read More

Sheep Central, May 10, 2019

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