Animal Id and Traceability

Victorian saleyards and abattoirs exceeding 90pc EID tag read rates

VICTORIAN saleyards and abattoirs are continuing to scan electronic sheep and goat identifications at read rates of more than 90 percent, according to Agriculture Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, May 20, 2019

NSW Police charge Brewarrina man over sheep theft and firearm offences

A BREWARRINA man has been charged over the alleged theft of sheep from a neighbouring property…Read More

Terry Sim, May 15, 2019

Victorian sheep and goat producers get EID tag rules reminder

VICTORIAN sheep producers and traders have been reminded of their electronic tagging responsibilities as the lambing season gets underway in the state…Read More

Sheep Central, May 13, 2019

Rural crime prevention and pasture set to steal the show at Stawell

RURAL crime and how to steal some benefit from the tough dry season will be addressed at a Perennial Pasture Systems update at Stawell in Victoria next week…Read More

Sheep Central, March 27, 2019

Queensland stock agent wins national young auctioneers competition

QUEENSLAND stock agent Anthony O’Dwyer has won the 2019 ALPA National Young Auctioneers Competition at his first attempt as the state’s representative at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Anthony, 25,..Read More

Sheep Central, April 15, 2019

Young sheep industry leaders join director course intake

YOUNG sheep industry leaders are among the latest intake in the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Foundations of Directorship program…Read More

Sheep Central, April 10, 2019

Animal activists arrested as protests span four states

ANIMAL activists have occupied abattoirs, protested at other processing plants across Australia and been arrested at a Melbourne demonstration as part of a series of planned actions today…Read More

Sheep Central, April 8, 2019

Farmer leaders welcome a Federal Budget that Labor calls “a con”

THE Morrison Government’s conditional pre-election Federal Budget for 2019-20 has been welcomed by the nation’s farming bodies with some reservations, but condemned by the Opposition as “a con” and indicating no strategic plan by the Liberal-Nationals Coalition for the sector…Read More

Sheep Central, April 3, 2019

Hamilton’s cattle saleyards to be roofed and sheep-proofed with federal funding

PEAK lamb capacity at Hamilton’s saleyards will be boosted with the planned roofing and sheep-proofing of the centre’s cattle sale pens…Read More

Terry Sim, March 27, 2019

Rural crime prevention and pasture set to steal the show at Stawell

RURAL crime and how to steal some benefit from the tough dry season will be addressed at a Perennial Pasture Systems update at Stawell in Victoria next week…Read More

Sheep Central, March 27, 2019

SA Govt commits $7.5m to red meat supply chain reforms

THE South Australian government plans to inject $7.5 million into the state’s red meat sector in a bid to grow productivity in the industry and strengthen biosecurity. The investment, from..Read More

Sheep Central, March 25, 2019

Applications called for second round of Smart Farming Program grants

SMART Farming Partnership grants of up to $4 million are now available for projects that improve the sustainability of Australian agriculture…Read More

Sheep Central, March 22, 2019

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