Live sheep trade to continue reform after Coalition election win

THE Coalition Government’s federal election win has been met with relief, but not complacency, by supporters of Australia’s live sheep export trade…Read More

Terry Sim, May 20, 2019

Ballarat lambs set new Victorian saleyard record of $300 + VIDEO

BALLARAT stock agency TB White and Sons has set a new Victorian record price for lambs of $300 as competition intensified among export processors for quality supplies…Read More

Terry Sim, May 15, 2019

Sheep and restocker lamb prices surge in eastern saleyards

LAMB and sheep prices surged in eastern Australian saleyards this week, with mutton rates reaching record levels nationally…Read More

Terry Sim, May 3, 2019

Coles offers 830c/kg in July forward lamb contract

SUPERMARKET giant Coles has released a July forward contract price of 830c/kg contract price for 18-26kg lambs, but analysts are already asking will it be enough to attract supplies…Read More

Terry Sim, April 26, 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

MLA aims to show how easy, sharing and unwasteful lamb can be

MEAT & Livestock Australia’s new Autumn Lamb campaign has been launched this week, with a new focus on limiting food waste within an overall theme of  highlighting easy preparation methods and the ‘share the lamb’ concept of bringing people together…Read More

Sheep Central, April 15, 2019

Australian Lamb Paddock to Plate Story to star at Sydney show + VIDEO

SYDNEY Royal Easter Show visitors will be told the Australia Lamb Paddock to Plate Story through a 360-degree virtual reality experience with Meat & Livestock Australia this week…Read More

Sheep Central, April 8, 2019

Aussie Farms website set to go under Privacy Act restrictions

ANIMAL activist website Aussie Farms might have to be removed or changed after the Coalition Government moved to bring the site under the jurisdiction of the Privacy Act…Read More

Terry Sim, April 5, 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

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

Tough decisions needed as farm production slumps 4pc to $58 billion

AUSTRALIA’S farm production is expected to decline by 4pc to $58 billion in 2018-19 and tough decisions were needed to lift this to $100 billion by 2030, the ABARES Outlook 2019 conference in Canberra was told today…Read More

Sheep Central, March 5, 2019

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