Will young Merino or crossbred ewes make up to $500 after the break?

COULD young commercial Merino and crossbred ewes make up to $500 when it rains? Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders president Peter Meyer raised the prospect at a St Arnaud field day yesterday…Read More

Terry Sim, March 22, 2019

More DEXA installations coming in lamb and beef plants

Three new contracts have been signed in recent weeks with lamb processors across Australia for the installation of Dual-Energy X-ray (DEXA) carcase scanning systems, while an additional beef system is also likely to be installed in coming months…Read More

Jon Condon, March 20, 2019

Chris Howie’s wrap on southern market trends and opportunities

Chris Howie’s wrap up on livestock market trends across Southern Australia in February and opportunities emerging in coming months. ..Read More

Chris Howie, February 28, 2019

Virtual reality lamb tour coming to NSW Hunter region + VIDEO

MEAT & Livestock Australia’s virtual reality Australian Lamb Paddock to Plate Story will be at the Newcastle Show this weekend…Read More

Sheep Central, February 28, 2019

New Australian lamb definition set for 1 July 2019

AUSTRALIA’S new definition of lamb is likely to take effect from 1 July 2019, pending amendments to federal and state legislation, the nation’s peak sheep producer body said today…Read More

Sheep Central, February 6, 2019

Selling Aussie lamb isn’t tasty for every Kiwi + VIDEO

SOME New Zealanders couldn’t bring themselves to help Australians sell more lamb when Meat & Livestock Australia asked recently…Read More

Sheep Central, January 21, 2019

Lamb and wool prices expected to hold high during rest of 2018-19

LAMB and wool prices are expected to maintain higher levels throughout 2018-19 due to supply constraints, the latest Australian Bureau of Agricultural Resource Economics and Sciences’ commodities Report said today…Read More

Sheep Central, December 11, 2018

Lamb processors search for quality as restockers get active after rain

QUALITY new season lambs and mutton sold generally dearer at saleyards early this week, with buyers chasing weight and finish among limited New South Wales and northern Victorian supplies…Read More

Sheep Central, November 28, 2018

Minister for Agriculture has signed off on new Aussie lamb definition

AUSTRALIA’S move to align its lamb definition with New Zealand gained teeth in Canberra today, with Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud declaring his support for the change at Red Meat 2018…Read More

Sheep Central, November 21, 2018

Thomas Foods International puts up meat, beef and goat grids

AUSTRALIA’S largest fully family owned meat processor Thomas Foods International has moved to increase its lamb, sheep, goat and beef price transparency by listing its weekly grids on the company’s website…Read More

Terry Sim, July 6, 2018

Australia is a red meat nation, says RMAC’s Industry Report

AUSTRALIA is the leading supplier of red meat to the world and Australians eat more red meat than anyone else, according to a report being released today. The Red Meat..Read More

Jon Condon, October 18, 2017

Retailer and processor body supports lamb definition consultation

CONSULTATION on the changing of Australia’s lamb definition has been supported by domestic retailers and processors…Read More

Terry Sim, October 5, 2017

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