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

Wool broker AWN announces expansion of its livestock business

AUSTRALIA’S largest independent wool broker AWN has announced further expansion of its livestock agency business across the country…Read More

Sheep Central, April 28, 2020

Red meat exporters seek details on $110m ag airfreight initiative

AUSTRALIA’S red meat sector has welcomed the Federal Government’s $110m funding commitment to secure secure freight flights into key export markets, but  exporters are awaiting clarification on how it will work…Read More

Terry Sim, April 1, 2020

New award to recognise quality sheep and goat meat

SUSTAINABLE and ethical sheep and goat meat producers responding to consumer demand for high quality products will be recognised by a new Australian food industry award…Read More

Sheep Central, March 2, 2020

Meat Business Women to launch national gender balance report

GLOBAL networking group, Meat Business Women, hopes to launch a global state of the nation report on current gender balance within the industry at the World Meat Congress in Cancun, Mexico on 12 June…Read More

Sheep Central, February 24, 2020

Demand and supply will keep sheep and lamb prices up

AUSTRALIAN lamb exports are forecast to break records again due to robust international demand, Meat & Livestock Australia said today…Read More

Sheep Central, February 11, 2020

MLA decides to ‘share the lamb’ after Australia Day + VIDEO

MEAT & Livestock Australia has launched its summer lamb campaign weeks later than its usual widely anticipated pre-Australia Day promotion launch, prompting criticism it has “missed the mark” for holiday sales…Read More

Terry Sim, January 28, 2020

AMG completes deal to purchase Cootamundra abattoir

VETERAN meat processor Joe Catalfamo’s Australian Meat Group has confirmed its purchase of the mothballed Cootamundra beef and sheep meat abattoir on the New South Wales south-west slopes…Read More

Jon Condon, January 22, 2020

WA online tool analyses flock composition profitability

RECENT Western Australian analysis of the profits inherent in minimising ewe mortality has underpinned the release of an innovative flock composition tool…Read More

Sheep Central, December 13, 2019

NAB survey highlights lamb strength and drought impact

LAMB and mutton sector resilience has failed to offset a flattening of agribusiness conditions due to seasonal conditions in the last quarter of 2019, according to the latest NAB Agribusiness..Read More

Terry Sim, December 9, 2019

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