Lamb Production

Livestock carriers urge loading ramp assessments

LIVESTOCK producers and yard managers have been urged to undertake safety assessments of their loading ramps with the release of a new standard developed by Standards Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, November 23, 2020

Livestock feed makers reminded on imported ingredient approvals

ANIMAL food manufacturers are being reminded to check the approval status of any imported biological ingredients intended for livestock products…Read More

Sheep Central, November 23, 2020

Sam and Andrew are back for more MLA sheep and lamb action

SAM Kekovich’s return and the re-election of South Australian sheep producer Andrew Michael were among the sheepy highlights at the Meat & Livestock Australia annual general meeting yesterday…Read More

Terry Sim, November 20, 2020

Feedback sought on Australian Sheep Sustainability Framework

AUSTRALIA’S proposed sheep sustainability framework will improve industry transparency and build consumer trust in wool and sheep meat, according to the project’s leader…Read More

Sheep Central, November 20, 2020

Lambex organisers drop plans for 2021 event

AUSTRALIA’S premier sheep and lamb conference, LambEx, has been cancelled for the second consecutive year to retain the event’s position as the industry’s leading face-to-face gathering…Read More

Sheep Central, October 2, 2020

Former Sheep CRC CEO calls for more research collaboration

AUSTRALIA’S agricultural research and development sector was not short of money, but needed more collaboration to tackle the industry’s big opportunities and issues, according to former Sheep CRC chief executive officer James Rowe…Read More

Terry Sim, September 30, 2020

Churchill fellows to study livestock ID and regenerative ag

WESTERN Australian government officers will investigate livestock identification and regenerative agriculture practices overseas to fulfil their 2020 Churchill Fellowship obligations…Read More

Sheep Central, September 30, 2020

New fodder industry leader is focused on year-round quality

AUSTRALIA’S fodder industry needed to focus on producing better products year-round for livestock producers, according to the sector’s new leader…Read More

Sheep Central, September 28, 2020

Sheep industry needs people with diverse knowledge and skills

GREATER alignment between education and career path development in the sheep industry is necessary to ensure people with a diverse range of knowledge and capabilities are attracted, according to Nuffield..Read More

Terry Sim, September 28, 2020

Search on for NSW growers mulesing sheep without pain relief

NEW South Wales wool growers who mules sheep without pain relief are being sought to test current animal cruelty legislation, following the failure of a bill aimed at regulating mulesing in the state…Read More

Terry Sim, September 25, 2020

ICMJ webinar to outline the red meat path to carbon neutrality

PRACTICAL steps for Australia’s red meat industry to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030 will be laid out at the next Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association (ICMJ) webinar on September 30…Read More

Sheep Central, September 23, 2020

Australian sheep health project monitoring increases

A RECORD number of sheep and lambs has been inspected in abattoirs under the National Sheep Health Monitoring Project…Read More

Sheep Central, September 21, 2020

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