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Victorian sheep farmer pleads guilty to cruelty

A WESTERN Victorian sheep farmers has received a two-year good behaviour bond and been ordered to pay costs of $5700 after pleading guilty to animal cruelty charges at the Horsham Magistrates’ Court…Read More

Sheep Central, May 17, 2022

Ultrafine fleece features in Zegna wool award winners

AUSTRALIA’S top superfine wool growers celebrated their farms’ best efforts at the weekend, led by a world-best 9.8 micron fleece from Victoria and a 15 micron bale from New South..Read More

Terry Sim, May 16, 2022

Wool sustainability set to bring investment

A STRONGER commitment to excellence and sustainability would lead to more brands considering direct investment in superfine wool-growing farms, Australian growers were told at the weekend…Read More

Terry Sim, May 16, 2022

Mary-Anne and the Lambassadors lamb it up

VICTORIA’S Minister for Agriculture Mary-Anne Thomas has swapped lamb preparation tips with 30 international chefs as part of Meat & Livestock Australia’s 2022 Lambassador program…Read More

Sheep Central, May 16, 2022

Declining Aussie dollar lifts export meat appeal

The Australian dollar continued to trade at well below US70 cents this morning, having deteriorated sharply over the past fortnight driven by sentiment over accelerating inflation, worries about a global recession and China’s COVID lockdowns. ..Read More

Jon Condon, May 16, 2022

Demand for lambs and joined ewes improves online

DEMAND for lambs and joined ewes improved on AuctionsPlus last week and the offering increased by four percent to 57,624 head…Read More

Sheep Central, May 16, 2022

MLA seeks applications for new director positions

MEAT & Livestock Australia has called for applications to fill three non-executive director positions on its board…Read More

Sheep Central, May 16, 2022

JBS records double digit growth in first quarter

In line with vigorous demand for animal protein worldwide as many economies continue to emerge from COVID, sector giant JBS has reported substantial growth in all key metrics for its first quarter ended March 31…Read More

Jon Condon, May 16, 2022

Merino growers hear call for more wool traceability

AUSTRALIA’S wool industry was still playing catch-up with other countries in non-mulesed wool production, growers were told at a Merino field day at Jerilderie yesterday…Read More

Terry Sim, May 13, 2022

MLA implements Sheep Genetics improvements

MEAT & Livestock Australia’s Sheep Genetics program has completed some key analysis enhancements to improve breeding value accuracy and evaluation efficiencies…Read More

Sheep Central, May 13, 2022

Wool prices strengthen with currency changes

STRONG demand and favourable currency valuations have helped the Australian wool auction market record overall gains for the third consecutive week…Read More

Sheep Central, May 13, 2022

Solid wool auction results spur on forward traders

MOST wool micron groups rose 1-2 percent in another solid week at wool auctions, creating some forward trading interest…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, May 13, 2022

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