Sheep meat

Young Aussie shepherds selected for world competition

TWO Aussies have been selected to represent the nation in the sheep industry in the sector’s Olympic-style event – the World Young Shepherds Competition – from this weekend…Read More

Terry Sim, May 22, 2024

Vic food supply inquiry goes public on Friday

A LOWER House inquiry into the impact of urban sprawl and population growth on farming and food manufacturing on the peri-urban fringe starts in Melbourne on Friday 3 May…Read More

Sheep Central, May 1, 2024

WA sheep producer says $8.6m package is ‘a drop in the ocean’

AN $8.6 million Western Australian government assistance package for the state’s struggling sheep industry would not go far and was a “drop in the ocean” to what would be needed,..Read More

Terry Sim, April 29, 2024

Innovative WA sheep farmer makes ‘serious cry for help’

THE frustrations of Western Australian sheep farmers battling with low prices and the proposed live export trade phaseout has been highlighted in the recent social media posts of struggling WA farmer Wayne Smith…Read More

Terry Sim, April 19, 2024

Sam’s ICMJ success story: No ag background? No problem

AAM’s SAM Turner grew up in Brisbane. but is living proof that if you’re interested in agriculture and a have passion to learn, there are no limits to what you can achieve in the sector…Read More

James Nason, April 10, 2024

Australia manages more than half global sheep meat trade in 2023

AUSTRALIAN sheep meat made up more than half of total global trade for the first time in 2023, according to Meat & Livestock Australia global supply analyst Tim Jackson…Read More

Sheep Central, April 8, 2024

The Weekly Grill: Celebrating the ICMJ program, with Peter McGilchrist

ON the eve of the annual Inter-Collegiate Meat Judging northern conference in Rockhampton this week, Weekly Grill podcast host Kerry Lonergan chats with ICMJ chairman Peter McGilchrist, on how the education body began, its role in the beef and sheep meat industry and its players over the years…Read More

Sheep Central, April 3, 2024

Combined sheep and lamb slaughter surges to record level

COMBINED sheep and lamb slaughter has surged week-on-week to reach 687,772 head, to reach its highest level on record, Meat & Livestock Australia reported today…Read More

Sheep Central, March 28, 2024

Free attendance to Lambex 2024 on offer in Neogen initiative

YOUNG people in the sheep industry are being encouraged to take up an offer to attend Lambex 2024 free of charge as part of the FutureFlock Program…Read More

Sheep Central, March 27, 2024

Sheep leadership program applications extended

SHEEP Producers Australia is offering two lucky young industry people the opportunity to participate in the Next Generation Sheep Producers Forum program at Lambex 2024 in Adelaide in August…Read More

Sheep Central, March 20, 2024

Modern Merino producers seek a fair deal for their lambs

MERINO breeders are hoping full eating quality and carcase assessment industry-wide will improve the standing of their lamb carcases among processors who discount them in saleyards and over the hooks…Read More

Terry Sim, March 8, 2024

Lamb and mutton prices to recover in 2024-25 – ABARES

AVERAGE saleyard sheep and lamb prices in 2023-24 are expected to be lower than in 2022-23, but rise in 2024-25, the latest ABARES Agricultural Conmmodities report has concluded…Read More

Sheep Central, March 6, 2024

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