Lamb Processing

Processors handle record lamb slaughter in 2023

AUSTRALIA’S sheep meat processors have managed the nation’s highest slaughter of lambs ever in 2023, according to Meat & Livestock Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, February 21, 2024

LambEx feedlot competition entrants inspect their lambs

LAMBS in Australia’s first major sheep meat feedlot competition based on full Meat Standards Australia grading have been processed at Thomas Foods International’s Stawell plant in Victoria…Read More

Terry Sim, February 16, 2024

Tasmanian Quality Meats wins bi-partisan support to stay open

THE battle to keep Tasmania’s only export accredited abattoir open has continued in the state’s parliament with bipartisan support for a motion backing its continued operation despite opposition by the Greens…Read More

Sheep Central, December 13, 2023

Tasmanian Quality Meats fights to avoid 12-month suspension

TASMANIA’S only export-accredited processor of sheep, lambs and surplus calves is fighting a potential 12-month suspension of its export licence, placing at risk about 200 jobs and the processing of 60,000 stock by mid-January…Read More

Sheep Central, December 8, 2023

Can WA processors absorb extra sheep under a live export ban?

DEPARTMENT of Agriculture advice claiming Western Australia’s meat processing sector can “readily absorb” additional sheep numbers if a live export phase out eventuates has been challenged as “total rubbish” by WA sheep industry representatives…Read More

James Nason, December 1, 2023

ABS data shows slaughter up and saleyard values down

THE latest quarterly livestock products data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics reflects the drier conditions experienced in many parts of Australia over winter and producers’ response to the forecast El Nino summer…Read More

Sheep Central, November 17, 2023

‘Negative’ lamb skin values hit processors and producers

SHEEP and lamb producers have been charged up to $5 for skin disposal as depressed global enquiry for leather products and low crossbred wool values limits marketing and cost-recovery options for meat processors…Read More

Terry Sim, August 2, 2023

Oceania beef processors poised to capitalise on beef exports

SENSORX Accuro makes meeting export regulations and consumer demands easy, with accurate fat-to-lean ratios, reliable contamination detection and product traceability. ..Read More

Sponsored Content, January 30, 2023

Meat processing research shows good return on investment

A RECENT evaluation of the Australian Meat Processor Corporation’s research and development investments from the 2021-22 financial year indicates the red meat processor R&D body is on track to deliver..Read More

Sheep Central, January 16, 2023

PALM plans to fill metro meat processor and wool jobs

METROPOLITAN meat processor access to the expanded Pacific Australia Labour Mobility scheme has been welcomed by the sector’s peak body…Read More

Terry Sim, December 16, 2022

Real meat businesses are investing in plant protein

THE Australian plant-based protein sector is experiencing exponential growth, with a most unlikely industry sector — real meat processors — leading the way in pioneering investments…Read More

Emma Alsop, March 21, 2022

Improved demand lifts saleyard trade lamb prices

SHEEP and lamb prices mostly improved at major eastern states saleyard markets today as Omicron impacts eased among processor workforces, especially in Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, January 31, 2022

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