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Director search for new Sheep Producers Australia body begins

Sheep Central, 13 September 2017

AUSTRALIA’S national sheep meat producer body is calling for non-executive director nominations as it transitions to a new company structure.

Sheepmeat council calls for industry leadership program applications

Sheep Central, 04 September 2017

SHEEP producers and industry workers have less than two months to apply to attend the second round of Sheepmeat Industry Leadership program.

Sheep producers and exporters insist on live export welfare standards during Eid + VIDEO

Sheep Central, 01 September 2017

AUSTRALIAN sheep meat producers have insisted on the maintenance of live export animal welfare standards as the annual Festival of the Sacrifice or Eid al-Adha started across the Middle East today.

Sheepmeat Council of Australia members vote to transit into new body

Terry Sim, 08 August 2017

AUSTRALIAN sheep meat producers will soon be represented by a new body with a skills-based board offering engagement, financing and partnership opportunities, the Sheepmeat Council of Australia announced today.

Redefining lamb is first step and will lead to greater carcase feedback

Sheep Central, 04 August 2017

REDEFINING Australian lamb is the first step in a comprehensive review of the meat and livestock specific language for sheep and lamb, according to the Sheepmeat Council of Australia.

Sheepmeat council to vote on Australian lamb definition change

Terry Sim, 02 August 2017

AUSTRALIA’S leading sheep meat producer body will next week consider seeking a change to the AUS-MEAT lamb language to align with New Zealand’s definition, which includes lambs who have erupted their first permanent incisors.

Sheep meat governance scholarship deadline approaching

Sheep Central, 24 July 2017

SHEEP meat producers have a week to apply for industry governance scholarships being offered by the Sheepmeat Council of Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia.

Industry support for Australian Sheep Sustainability Framework

Terry Sim, 21 July 2017

AUSTRALIAN sheep meat leaders are reviewing strategies to manage a range of risks to the sector, including mulesing, before starting work on an industry-wide sustainability framework.

Sheep meat leader welcomes MLA’s new $14 million DEXA contribution

Sheep Central, 12 July 2017

AUSTRALIA’S sheep meat producers have welcomed a new $14 million Meat & Livestock Australia contribution toward installation of DEXA objective measurement systems in red meat processing plants.

Sheep meat body states mulesing policy, with pain relief as best practice

Terry Sim, 06 July 2017

AUSTRALIA’S peak sheep meat body has re-iterated its “established” policy that mulesing be phased out as soon as practical, after its producers were recently told they were “very exposed” on the issue.