Drought drops New Zealand lamb drop and flock

NEW Zealand’s lamb turn-off is expected to be down more than four percent this year after drought conditions impacted the country’s flock…Read More

Sheep Central, September 28, 2020

South American giant eyes off Australian sheep meat investment

SHEEP meat is the first target of South American processing giant Athena Foods’ investment in Australian red meat processing as part of an expansion move driven by a planned public listing on the New York Stock Exchange. ..Read More

Jon Condon, September 23, 2020

Dear pork in China expected to benefit beef and lamb

PREDICTED high prices for Chinese pork at retail are expected to lead to increased opportunities for Australian lamb and mutton, according to Rabobank’s China-based senior animal proteins analyst Chenjun Pan…Read More

Sheep Central, September 23, 2020

Mecardo’s Herrmann to join Sheep Producers Australia board

SHEEP Producers Australia’s newest board candidate Robert Herrmann has stepped up to take a new role in the industry he grew up in, loves and works for…Read More

Sheep Central, September 22, 2020

Wool and sheep meat industries should diversify market reach

AUSTRALIA’S levy-funded wool and sheep meat marketing bodies should escalate development efforts to diversify offshore processing and market access options, a leading thinktank director believes…Read More

Terry Sim, August 31, 2020

Recent fall in lamb prices is a worry – NAB

THE fall in Australian saleyard trade lamb prices over recent months has reflected concerns about the resilience of international demand, according to NAB’s latest Rural Commodities Wrap…Read More

Sheep Central, August 31, 2020

Cropping identified as an ongoing risk to WA sheep meat production

THERE is a risk of a continued move away from wool and sheep meat production towards cropping in Western Australia, leading industry analyst Mecardo has found…Read More

Sheep Central, August 26, 2020

Sheep meat candidate needed for MLA board selection committee

A SHEEP meat candidate is being sought for producer representative positions on Meat & Livestock Australia’s board selection committee at its annual general meeting on 19 November 2020…Read More

Sheep Central, August 14, 2020

Two directors sought for Sheep Producers Australia board

SHEEP Producers Australia has opened nominations for two board positions, to be decided at this year’s annual general meeting in November…Read More

Sheep Central, July 3, 2020

Western Queensland to get 20,000-head sheep feedlot

A NEW 20,000-head capacity sheep feedlot will be built in in western Queensland with the help of a $250,000 State Government grant announced today…Read More

Sheep Central, May 22, 2020

COVID-19 sheep meat and wool impacts continue

AUSTRALIA’S sheep meat and wool exports have continued to be impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic…Read More

Sheep Central, May 13, 2020

Big drops in Australian sheep meat prices not forecast with COVID-19

AUSTRALIAN sheep meat prices are not expected to drop dramatically unless large numbers of processors close due to reduced margins or a COVID-19 outbreak, according to Rabobank analyst Angus Gidley-Baird…Read More

Sheep Central, May 8, 2020

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