KLTT live export shipment prompts animal rights ire in South Africa

MAJOR Middle East sheep importer the Kuwait Livestock Transport and Trading Company is hitting hurdles in its attempt to supplement limited Australian supplies with a South African shipment…Read More

Sheep Central, October 9, 2019

SA livestock carrier convicted and fined $5000 for sheep cruelty

A SOUTH Australian livestock transporter who threw live and dead sheep off his truck into a pile has been convicted on animal cruelty charges and fine $5000 in the Horsham Magistrate’s Court…Read More

Sheep Central, October 8, 2019

Otways sheep farmer Alison Stone to lead meat regulator

EXPERIENCED public servant and Otways sheep farmer Alison Stone has been appointed as the new chair of state meat processing and food safety body Primesafe…Read More

Sheep Central, October 3, 2019

Processors facing water supply issues as drought deepens

SEVERAL regional meat processing operations could soon be facing water supply challenges if there is no reprieve to the severe drought conditions gripping eastern and northern Australia…Read More

James Nason and Terry Sim, September 18, 2019

Charitable drought and cyclone survivors top Tamworth lamb show

TAMWORTH’S popular spring lamb show has been won by first-time entrants Claudia Kirton and her father Angus in an impressive display of lamb finishing under trying seasonal conditions. Yesterday, after..Read More

Sheep Central, September 4, 2019

Chris Howie’s southern market wrap – August 2019

WHEN livestock, wool or grain prices are good, lock some away, writes Chris Howie in this month’s update of southern livestock market trends and opportunities…Read More

Chris Howie, September 3, 2019

From $10 a lamb to $10 a kilogram, high prices are OK – Strong

AUSTRALIAN sheep producers should not be concerned about the ability of domestic and export markets to pay the current high prices for lamb and mutton, Meat & Livestock Australia director Jason Strong said last night…Read More

Terry Sim, July 22, 2019

Australia’s first $10/kg new season lamb contract welcomed

AUSTRALIA’S first $10 a kilogram contract price for new season lambs is expected to offer security to flock owners planning lot-feeding and restocking budgets…Read More

Terry Sim, July 8, 2019

Chris Howie’s market wrap – June 2019

A PARADIGM shift is underway with lamb production set to follow the cattle lot-feeding trend in coming years, writes Chris Howie in this month’s update of southern Australian livestock market trends and opportunities…Read More

Chris Howie, July 3, 2019

Elders agents scoop SA young auctioneers competition

ELDERS Naracoorte stock agent Josh Reeves has taken out the 2019 ALPA South Australian Young Auctioneers Competition after a successful auctioneer school run by the Australian Livestock and Property Agents Association…Read More

Sheep Central, July 3, 2019

Lamb prices dip as supply lifts, and US demand and skin values falter

LAMB prices stepped back from record levels this week, as weather-disrupted supplies from Tasmania resumed, yardings at some major centres rose and export price resistance grew…Read More

Terry Sim, June 5, 2019

Chris Howie’s market wrap – May 2019

OVERALL the southern sheep and lamb job has been excellent, with prices breaking through previous thresholds in the last week of May, Chris Howie writes in his latest wrap up of sheep and cattle markets across southern Australia…Read More

Chris Howie, June 5, 2019

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