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TFI releases new forward lamb contracts up to 880c/kg

MAJOR export processor Thomas Foods international has finalised new late Winter/Spring forward lamb contracts and kill space availability as it plans plant maintenance and upgrades at its Tamworth and Lobethal facilities…Read More

Terry Sim, June 17, 2021

Tattykeel Certified red tags work for record $988 Aussie White ewes

A UNIQUE red Tattykeel Certified ear tag has potentially added more than $300 to the price of the most expensive commercial ewes sold in Australia…Read More

Terry Sim, June 18, 2021

WA moving to optional ear marking and branding by 2022

EAR marking of sheep and earmarking 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

Pooginook Merino to share its journey to no breech modification + VIDEO

THE journey of New South Wales Pooginook Poll and Merino studs to no breech modification will be outlined in a webinar next week…Read More

Sheep Central, June 18, 2021

Wool prices surge as buying strength diversifies

MORE wool sold for more money in Australian auctions this week, as evidence of a broader cross-section of buyers continued a record run of price benchmark rises in recent weeks…Read More

Sheep Central, June 18, 2021

Recruitment: Top 10 tips for getting the best out of your employees

MOST companies claim that their employees are important, yet many fail to fully utilise the intelligence and creative talents of their people…Read More

Sheep Central, June 18, 2021

Food labelling inquiry to meat synthetic proteins head on

SHEEP Producers Australia has welcomed a Senate Inquiry into food labelling labelling laws, in a push for minimum standards to protect red meat brands against plant-based and synthetic proteins…Read More

Sheep Central, June 18, 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

Australian sheep meat duty-free access boosted in UK FTA

AUSTRALIA‚ÄôS sheep meat exporters will have immediate access to a duty-free quota of 25,000 tonnes, rising to 75,000 tonnes in 10 year, on the signing of the proposed Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement…Read More

Sheep Central, June 16, 2021

Ag visa issue heats up with farmers and the AWU

EASTERN states farmer bodies have welcomed an expansion of the working holiday visa for British backpackers under the proposed Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement, including new ag visa developments…Read More

Sheep Central, June 16, 2021

Merino wether lambs and joined ewes lift online offering

SHEEP and lamb throughput on AuctionsPlus increased for the second consecutive week last week, with large offerings of Merino wethers and joined Merino ewes…Read More

Sheep Central, June 16, 2021

Ag achievers recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday honours list

PROMINENT bush advocate and agribusiness lawyer, the late Bill Loughnan, and agricultural educator and co-founder of Resource Consulting Services, Terry McCosker, are among the rural achievers recognised in the 2021 Queen Honours List announced this morning…Read More

Sheep Central, June 14, 2021

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