Domestic Lamb

Elders Kingston SE claims AuctionsPlus sheep award double

ELDERS Kingston South East branch in South Australia has scored a double in the annual AuctionsPlus throughput awards – winning the top sheep assessor and agency awards for 2011-2022…Read More

Sheep Central, December 8, 2022

Near-record ag production forecast prompts NFF support call

AUSTRALIA’S gross value of agricultural production is forecast to be a near-record $85 billion in 2022-23, driven mainly by crop values, with the livestock sector holding steady as flocks and herds rebuild…Read More

Terry Sim, December 6, 2022

Chris Howie: Livestock contracts trump rainbows and unicorns

CHRIS Howie puts the case for livestock contracts and queries the results of the latest Sheep Producers Intension Survey in his latest market wrap…Read More

Chris Howie , December 7, 2022

Saleyards are still most popular sheep selling pathway

SALEYARDS continue to be the dominant selling route for sheep and lambs in Australia, according to the first Sheep Producer Intentions survey…Read More

Sheep Central, November 28, 2022

Kinross lamb at almost $100/kg ‘not rocket science’

INTEGRATING lamb eating quality genetics with consistent feeding and high-end retailing has enabled cutlets to sell for almost $100/kilogram in Australia’s oldest continually run butcher shop in Sydney…Read More

Terry Sim, February 2, 2022

MLA leader calls for red meat unity to lift profits and productivity

AUSTRALIA’S red meat and livestock industry must continue to unite along the supply chain to improve sector profitability and productivity, Meat & Livestock Australia managing director Jason Strong said this week…Read More

Sheep Central, October 6, 2021

Ouyen saleyards upgrade set to lift capacity

VICTORIAN Mallee town Ouyen expects to increase its sheep saleyard throughput after a $111,000-plus upgrade that was officially opened yesterday…Read More

Sheep Central, April 16, 2021

Sheep meat prices to track delayed African Swine Fever recovery

A DELAYED Chinese recovery from African Swine Fever, strong ongoing global lamb and mutton demand, and higher beef prices point to continued high prices for Australian sheep meat producers this decade, according to independent analysts…Read More

Terry Sim, March 5, 2021

Woolworths restructures red meat business across Australia

Australia’s largest supermarket retailer, Woolworths, is restructuring its red meat business, forming a stand-alone business called GreenStock. The move is designed to better organise the company’s end-to-end meat supply chain, it said…Read More

Jon Condon, February 26, 2021

Search is on for Australia’s best branded lamb and beef

QUEENSLAND’S annual search for Australia’s best branded lamb and beef products is on again despite market disruption and the COVID-19 pandemic. Entries opened yesterday for the Royal Queensland Food and..Read More

Sheep Central, February 3, 2021

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

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

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