TFI breaks ground on new Murray Bridge sheep-beef plant

THE first sods have been turned on Thomas Foods International’s new multi-species plant at Murray Bridge that aims to process up to 15,000 sheep and lambs, and 1200 head of beef, daily…Read More

Sheep Central, December 16, 2020

Lamb and wool demand to stay steady into 2021 – Rural Bank

DEMAND for Australian sheep meat is expected to remain steady and wool prices are expected to steadily recover, in the first half of 2021, according to Rural Bank’s Australian agriculture outlook 2021…Read More

Sheep Central, December 16, 2020

Wool set for boost from cotton-synthetic price ratio comparison

RECENT wool price levels compared to synthetic and cotton fibre values should support demand for Australian wool by garment markers, weavers and knitters, according to leading industry consultant Chris Wilcox…Read More

Sheep Central, December 14, 2020

Victorian lamb plants seek resumption of China exports

AUSTRALIA is seeking the resumption of sheep meat exports from two Victorian abattoirs to China, as trade tensions between the two countries continue…Read More

Terry Sim, December 9, 2020

Wagga Wagga saleyards reign, in year of throughput falls

SALEYARD sheep and lamb throughput decreased in all states in 2019-20, led by major centres in New South Wales’ drought-affected New England area, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s annual survey…Read More

Sheep Central, December 9, 2020

Sheep meat trade will adapt to Qatar import subsidy decision

AUSTRALIA’S sheep meat processing and export sector would adapt to any interruptions to the trade into the Persian Gulf country Qatar, according to Sheep Producers Australia chief executive officer Stephen Crisp…Read More

Sheep Central, December 2, 2020

Dispute prompts review of wool trading terms and conditions

A DISPUTE between Chinese top maker Redsun and Australian Merino Exports has prompted a proposal to review wool trading terms and conditions under the International Wool Textile Organisation…Read More

Terry Sim, November 27, 2020

Australian Merino Exports rejects Chinese top maker claims

WOOL exporter Australian Merino Exports is continuing to trade into China despite accusations being circulated by Chinese trade bodies on behalf of disgruntled top maker Redsun Wool…Read More

Terry Sim, November 25, 2020

National wool broker award postponed till 2021

AUSTRALIA’S prestigious wool broker award has been postponed until next year due to COVID-19 pandemic travel restrictions…Read More

Sheep Central, November 25, 2020

Lamb Legends muster for MLA Summer campaign + VIDEO

AUSTRALIANS will be asked to enjoy Aussie lamb with friends and families this Christmas in a new Summer campaign launched by Meat & Livestock Australia…Read More

Terry Sim, November 23, 2020

MLA surveys indicate positive consumer attitudes to red meat

THROUGH this year’s challenging times, the red meat industry has been able to maintain or grow positive perceptions about its product among consumers, and is starting to hear more positive messages about the industry, a webinar was told this afternoon…Read More

Jon Condon, November 18, 2020

RCEP agreement to deliver tariff reduction for processed wool

THE new Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement is expected to bring some benefits to the Australian wool industry value chain and for sheep meat exports…Read More

Sheep Central, November 18, 2020

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