LITTLE change is expected in Australia’s goat population and slaughter figures this financial year, the first projection from a new forecasting committee has indicated.
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.
SOUTHERN Australian livestock producers will be able to access comparative quantitative pasture data online with the new Pasture Trial Network website launched today.
MEAT & Livestock Australia is holding firm in the face of about 30 complaints against its latest spring lamb advertisement, which has offended at least one religious group.
A RISE in sheep slaughter in August and strong overseas demand has lifted mutton exports by more than 50 percent from year-ago levels, Meat & Livestock Australia has reported.
AUSTRALIAN lamb will be marketed this spring as the meat that transcends all religious boundaries.
NEW Zealand’s sheep flock is continuing to decline, although hogget numbers have increased as more young ewes are kept as replacements and trade turn-off dropped.
ELECTRONIC tag identification of saleyard lambs in Victoria should make it possible for processors to give carcase feedback, the It’s Ewe Time forum in Hamilton heard yesterday.
A NEW free electronic National Vendor Declaration for Australia’s sheep and goat meat, and beef producers has been launched by Meat & Livestock Australia subsidiary, the Integrity Systems Company.
GOAT meat prices have fallen this month, following on from the strengthening of the Australian dollar against the US currency, Meat & Livestock Australia has reported.