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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.

On-farm sheep meat and grass-fed beef project proposals sought

Sheep Central, 05 October 2017

PRELIMINARY funding proposals for on-farm research, development and adoption projects in 2018/19 that benefit sheep meat and grass-fed beef producers are being sought by Meat & Livestock Australia.

More goats behind fences — is cluster fence funding an option for NSW?

Sheep Central, 02 October 2017

A LIFT in infrastructure investments across western NSW has resulted in a growing proportion of goats being semi-managed, according to Meat & Livestock Australia.

MLA lamb ad survives religious complaints to advertising regulator

Sheep Central, 19 September 2017

MORE than 200 complaints against Meat & Livestock Australia’s 2017 ‘You Never Lamb Alone’ spring campaign have been dismissed by the Advertising Standard’s Bureau.

Religious festivals boost August live sheep shipments

Sheep Central, 18 September 2017

RELIGIOUS festivals have boosted Australia’s live sheep exports in August to the highest level of any month this year, Meat & Livestock Australia has reported.

Little change expected in Australian goat population and slaughter

Sheep Central, 11 September 2017

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.

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.

MLA launches pasture trial website at Grassland Society conference

Sheep Central, 08 September 2017

SOUTHERN Australian livestock producers will be able to access comparative quantitative pasture data online with the new Pasture Trial Network website launched today.

Hindus lead complaints against latest MLA spring lamb ad

Terry Sim, 06 September 2017

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.

Mutton shipments jump in August to exceed five-year average

Sheep Central, 06 September 2017

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.