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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.

Lamb gets set to transcend all with MLA’s new spring campaign + VIDEO

Terry Sim, 04 September 2017

AUSTRALIAN lamb will be marketed this spring as the meat that transcends all religious boundaries.

New Zealand flock declines in 2016-17, but more trade and ewe hoggets retained

Sheep Central, 04 September 2017

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.

EID should aid saleyard lamb feedback, but a warning on processor capacity

Terry Sim, 01 September 2017

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.

Free eNVD launched to integrate sheep, goat, beef declarations

Sheep Central, 25 August 2017

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 fall in August following stronger Australian dollar

Sheep Central, 23 August 2017

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.