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Young Merino ewes sell to $358 at the Hay sheep sale today

BIG plain-bodied young Merino ewes have generally made $250-$300 with an outstanding sale at $358 in early selling at the Hay sheep sale today…Read More

Sheep Central, September 20, 2019

AWI was paid $30,000 from $20 million-plus GIC funds

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation has been paid $30,000 from the $20 million-plus held by the now defunct grower-owned Graziers Investments Company…Read More

Terry Sim, September 20, 2019

Merino project data to flow, but too late for this year’s rams

MERINO Lifetime Productivity Project data will flow into the national genetic benchmarking service MERINOSELECT within months, but is too late for producers seeking rams with updated breeding values in the spring ram-buying season…Read More

Terry Sim, September 20, 2019

Aged mutton could be the next product on our plates

VICTORIAN research has highlighted the potential for the production and marketing of premium aged mutton products…Read More

Sheep Central, September 20, 2019

Australian wool market consolidates further after wild ride

AUSTRALIA’S wool market has consolidated this week despite a lift in the bale offering, with the benchmark Eastern Market Indicator adding 7 cents for the week to close at 1542c/kg clean…Read More

Sheep Central, September 20, 2019

Stable wool auctions prompt forward trading activity

A RELATIVELY stable week of wool auctions has delivered a better environment for the forward market, with trading activity through to June 2020…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, September 20, 2019

Recruitment: Four behaviours that define effective leadership

GLOBAL management advisory company, McKinsey & Co set out to discover what the top behaviours are that successful leaders consistently demonstrate. The survey found that just four kinds of behaviour accounted for 89 percent of leadership effectiveness. What are they?..Read More

Sheep Central, September 19, 2019

Sheep pain relief petition gets 200,000-plus signatures

PROPOSED New South Wales legislation mandating pain relief for sheep surgical procedures and the phasing out of mulesing will be supported by an international petition with more than 200,000 signatories this week…Read More

Terry Sim, September 18, 2019

Processors facing water supply issues as drought deepens

SEVERAL regional meat processing operations could soon be facing water supply challenges if there is no reprieve to the severe drought conditions gripping eastern and northern Australia…Read More

James Nason and Terry Sim, September 18, 2019

Brisbane butcher shop targeted in ‘meat is murder’ protest

AUSTRALIA’S peak meat processor body has called for tougher fines and jail terms against animal activists after police arrested a suspect following the vandalising of a Brisbane butcher shop overnight…Read More

Sheep Central, June 5, 2019

Smaller flock and strong demand to keep lamb and mutton prices up

FORECAST drops in sheep meat production and strong demand should keep lamb and mutton prices historically high throughout 2019, with potential “additional upside” if improved seasonal conditions improve, according to Meat & Livestock Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, June 4, 2019

Processor lambs hit 1200c/kg and up to $336 a head + VIDEO

TRADE, light and heavy lamb prices this week soared to extreme levels – at times above 1200c/kg –as competition for supplies intensified between domestic and export processors…Read More

Terry Sim, May 29, 2019

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