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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

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

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