Mutton Processing

Goat meat pricing helps TFI as sheep and lamb supplies drop

RECORD goat meat pricing has helped major meat processor Thomas Foods International maintain its usual winter slaughter schedule despite waning lamb and sheep supplies…Read More

Terry Sim, May 29, 2019

Strong appetite for red meat sector reform

A STRONG appetite for red meat industry structural reform has been highlighted in submissions published this week in response to the Red Meat Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Review Green Paper…Read More

James Nason, April 26, 2019

Victorian saleyards and abattoirs exceeding 90pc EID tag read rates

VICTORIAN saleyards and abattoirs are continuing to scan electronic sheep and goat identifications at read rates of more than 90 percent, according to Agriculture Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, May 20, 2019

Strong appetite for red meat sector reform

A STRONG appetite for red meat industry structural reform has been highlighted in submissions published this week in response to the Red Meat Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Review Green Paper…Read More

James Nason, April 26, 2019

Senators probe merit of CCTV cameras in meat processing plants

SHOULD CCTV cameras be made mandatory in Australian red meat processing plants? The question arose during Senate Estimates in Canberra last week when members of the Rural and Regional Affairs..Read More

Jon Condon, April 11, 2019

Coalition promises farmers jail term laws for activists if re-elected

EXTREME vegan activism became an election issue today, with the Coalition Government promising to introduce laws with jail terms for activists publishing details to encourage farm and business trespass if elected…Read More

Sheep Central, April 10, 2019

Animal activists arrested as protests span four states

ANIMAL activists have occupied abattoirs, protested at other processing plants across Australia and been arrested at a Melbourne demonstration as part of a series of planned actions today…Read More

Sheep Central, April 8, 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

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

Goat meat pricing helps TFI as sheep and lamb supplies drop

RECORD goat meat pricing has helped major meat processor Thomas Foods International maintain its usual winter slaughter schedule despite waning lamb and sheep supplies…Read More

Terry Sim, May 29, 2019

Saleyard trade and heavy lamb prices continue to climb

LAMB and mutton prices continued to rise in saleyards early this week putting further pressure on domestic and export processors seeking quality supplies…Read More

Terry Sim, May 22, 2019

Victorian saleyards and abattoirs exceeding 90pc EID tag read rates

VICTORIAN saleyards and abattoirs are continuing to scan electronic sheep and goat identifications at read rates of more than 90 percent, according to Agriculture Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, May 20, 2019

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