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Indian government joins world religious leaders’ protest to MLA lamb ad + VIDEO

Sheep Central, 11 September 2017

AMERICAN-BASED religious leaders protesting to Meat & Livestock Australia’s latest ‘You Never Lamb Alone’ video advertisement have received the backing of the Indian Government.

Goat meat prices and exports continue to gain ground

Sheep Central, 12 July 2017

AUSTRALIAN goat meat exports during June totalled 1489 tonnes, up 59 percent year-on-year, according to Department of Agriculture statistics released last week.

World markets love Australian lamb as exports finish on record note for 2014-15

Sheep Central, 13 July 2015

AUSTRALIA has shipped a record quantity of lamb in 2014-15, about a quarter of the tonnage leaving as whole carcases, mostly to the Middle East, the United States, China and South East Asia. Meat and Livestock Australia said Department of Agriculture figures showed Australian lamb exports finished strongly at 241,562 tonnes, up 7 percent on the previous financial year.

$1.35m injection into Wild Dog Action Plan for continuity and co-investment

Sheep Central, 19 June 2015

AN extra $1.35 million will be injected into implementation of the National Wild Dog Action Plan over the next two years, Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce, said in NSW today. Mr Joyce made the announcement at ‘Black Flat’ near Michelago NSW this morning.

RSPCA Australia hits out at minimised live export reports

Terry Sim, 23 February 2015

Sheep producer groups should be very concerned with the minimisation of recent reports into alleged breaches of the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System, the RSPCA said today. RSPCA Australia Chief Scientist. Dr Bidda Jones said the latest ESCAS regulatory performance reports have been “drained of all meaningful information and this new format is clearly intended to present the live export industry in the best possible light.”