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New ewe forums planned for eastern Australian states in New Year

Sheep Central, 21 December 2018

NEW It’s Ewe Time! forums in Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales have been announced for early next year.

AWI and MLA agree on MLP project data analysis terms

Terry Sim, 17 December 2018

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation and Meat & Livestock Australia have agreed on the terms to allow analysis of Merino Lifetime Productivity Project data for inclusion in the national genetic benchmarking service MERINOSELECT.

Australian goat meat industry performs in mid-term strategic review

Sheep Central, 13 December 2018

AUSTRALIA’S goat meat industry is proceeding with projects on eating quality, kid loss and breeding doe management after a mid-term review showed it was making good progress under its strategic plan.

Australia set for record year of lamb exports to the United States

Sheep Central, 10 December 2018

AUSTRALIA is still on track for a record year of lamb exports to the United States, despite fewer shipments in the past two months and high cold store inventories.

MLA members elect two new directors and Norton urges collaboration

Sheep Central, 22 November 2018

MEAT & Livestock Australia members have elected two new directors to the board with nutrition and marketing skills, at the 2018 annual general meeting.

Wild Dog Alert system offers hope for automated pest animal control

Terry Sim, 25 June 2018

A WILD Dog Alert system that sends real-time messages to a farmer’s mobile phone could also be linked to a drone for post-alert monitoring or modified to detect other invasive animal species.

Seasonal difficulties underpin Australian sheep meat export record

Terry Sim, 25 June 2018

AUSTRALIA’S sheep meat market had a record May last month, with export demand and tightening supply helping it remain strong despite poor seasonal conditions, Meat & Livestock Australia said.

New nutrition and feed budget videos for goat meat producers

Sheep Central, 25 May 2018

GOAT meat producers feeding and finishing stock to meet market targets have been provided with a new video series by Meat & Livestock Australia.

Live sheep shipments to Turkey lift February exports

Sheep Central, 03 April 2018

TURKEY is emerging as a growing live export destination for Australian sheep. The Eurasian country was the single largest importer of live Australian sheep in February this year, taking just under 73,000 head.

Live sheep exports lift in September, but goat numbers dropped

Sheep Central, 20 October 2017

LIVE sheep exports from Australia in September have risen 33 percent year-on-year to 140,500 head.