Lamb Production

Top working dogs to compete for $20,000 in Carcoar challenge

AUSTRALIA’S top sheep and cattle working dog handlers will compete for the nation’s biggest prize purse of $20,000 in a series of trials at Carcoar in November…Read More

Sheep Central, October 5, 2021

Victorian farmer disqualified from owning sheep

A VICTORIAN sheep farmer has been disqualified from owning sheep for ten years after he pleaded guilty to three charges of animal cruelty…Read More

Sheep Central, July 23, 2021

Emerging talent sought for Helen Newton Turner awards

A NEW award to encourage emerging talent has been added to the prestigious Helen Newton Turner awards this year…Read More

Sheep Central, July 21, 2021

AWI WoolPoll supplementary levy rate of 2.5pc is ‘unnecessary’

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation’s inclusion of 2.5 percent as the supplementary rate in the coming WoolPoll levy ballot has been branded as unnecessary and unjustified…Read More

Terry Sim, July 16, 2021

No turning back from Nudies to wool for the Mitchells

IF Merino wool prices doubled Glenthompson sheep producers Russell and Fiona Mitchell would not turn back from their flock’s progression away from Merinos, to composites and now to Nudie shedding sheep…Read More

Terry Sim, July 14, 2021

Top young meat sheep judges head to Brisbane’s Ekka

TOP young meat sheep judges from across Australia and New Zealand will compete at Queensland’s Ekka show next month…Read More

Sheep Central, July 7, 2021

Grassland society offers ‘green gold’ insights in virtual conference

‘GREEN Gold’ is the theme of the Grassland Society of Southern Australia’s second virtual conference since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic later this month…Read More

Sheep Central, July 7, 2021

Better collaboration call on sheep research and development

AUSTRALIAN rural research and development corporations need to do better on collaborating on sheep projects, Meat & Livestock Australia managing director Jason Strong told the MerinoLink conference last week…Read More

Terry Sim, June 21, 2021

Livestock producer input wanted on south-east RD&A agenda

WANTED – sheep, cattle and goat producers who want to help direct the red meat and livestock research, development and adoption agenda in south-eastern Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, June 21, 2021

WA moving to optional ear marking and branding by 2022

EAR marking of sheep, and the ear marking and branding of cattle, are set to become optional in Western Australia in 2022, following consultation with WA producers and industry stakeholders…Read More

James Nason, June 17, 2021

Hoover’s $35,200 price sets world record at Casterton auction

EDENHOPE livestock contractor David Lee has set a new world and Australian record price for Kelpie dog when he was paid $35,200 for 26 month-old Eulooka Hoover at the Coprice Casterton Working Dog Auction on Sunday…Read More

Terry Sim, June 16, 2021

Latest sheep and goat research insights at MeatUp forums

SHEEP, goat and beef producers will get the latest regionally relevant insights from research, development and adoption (RD&A) programs funded by Meat & Livestock Australia at upcoming MeatUp forums.  ..Read More

Sheep Central, May 24, 2021

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