NEW It’s Ewe Time! forums in Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales have been announced for early next year.
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.
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 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.
MEAT & Livestock Australia members have elected two new directors to the board with nutrition and marketing skills, at the 2018 annual general meeting.
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.
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.
GOAT meat producers feeding and finishing stock to meet market targets have been provided with a new video series by Meat & Livestock Australia.
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 from Australia in September have risen 33 percent year-on-year to 140,500 head.