Fox & Lillie joins opposition to AWEX on sheep freeze branding

THE Australian Wool Exchange’s inclusion of sheep freeze branding within its non-mulesed category on the National Wool Declaration is unlikely to be reviewed until next year, despite exporter Fox & Lillie joining calls for a re-think…Read More

Terry Sim, June 24, 2020

Live export exemption for Al Kuwait not granted

The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment has made the decision to not grant Rural Export and Trading (WA) Pty Ltd an exemption to export livestock after 1 June…Read More

Sheep Central, June 3, 2020

WA farmers and RSPCA face off over live sheep export exemption

WESTERN Australian farmers and the RSPCA today faced off over a proposed export exemption for a shipment of sheep delayed by a COVID-19 outbreak on a vessel docked in Fremantle…Read More

Terry Sim, May 28, 2020

Exemption option for WA sheep shipment delayed by COVID-19

A WESTERN Australian live sheep exporter could gain an exemption for an impending shipment despite an approaching Middle East moratorium deadline and an outbreak of COVID-19 on a vessel berthed in Fremantle…Read More

Terry Sim, May 27, 2020

Six crew members on livex vessel test positive to COVID-19

Six crew members from a livestock export vessel docked in Fremantle have tested positive for COVID-19…Read More

Sheep Central, May 26, 2020

Sheep meat and wool risk concern with China trade issues

AUSTRALIA’S Federal Government risked escalating its agricultural trade issues with China into wool and sheep meat if they were not handled diplomatically, a wool exporter said today…Read More

Terry Sim, May 22, 2020

Success for this NSW family is Outback Lamb on a roll

A NEW South Wales farming family has stayed viable by expanding vertically rather than horizontally to bring their Outback Lamb to regional and city consumers…Read More

Sheep Central, May 18, 2020

Queensland academic used outdated live export data – ALEC

UNIVERSITY of Queensland Professor of Animal Welfare Clive Phillips has used outdated and obsolete data to cast doubt on the live export trade’s future, according to Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council chief executive officer Mark Harvey-Sutton…Read More

Australian Livestock Exporters' Council CEO Mark Harvey-Sutton, May 12, 2020

Most Cedar Meats staff expected to be cleared of COVID-19

MELBOURNE lamb, mutton and veal exporter Cedar Meats is expecting most of its staff will be cleared from COVID-19 quarantine before its scheduled re-opening on 18 May…Read More

Terry Sim, May 12, 2020

COVID-19 sheep meat and wool impacts continue

AUSTRALIA’S sheep meat and wool exports have continued to be impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic…Read More

Sheep Central, May 13, 2020

Live sheep and cattle vessel’s first voyage with new owner lauded

MIDDLE East importer Kuwait Livestock Transport & Trading has reported zero cattle deaths and sheep mortality of 0.1 percent during the first voyage of its new vessel the MV Al Kuwait, despite wet bulb temperatures reaching up to 31 degrees Celsius…Read More

Sheep Central, May 11, 2020

Lamb and beef brand owners get MLA support during COVID-19

MEAT & Livestock Australia (MLA) has introduced extra short-term financial support measures via its CoMarketing program for lamb and beef brand owners during the difficult COVID-19 trading conditions…Read More

Sheep Central, May 11, 2020

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