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Middle East conflict cuts airfreight options and lamb prices

LIGHT lamb prices dropped by up to $40 a head in Bendigo today as the Iran-Israel conflict interrupted air travel and associated airfreight into the Middle East…Read More

Sheep Central, April 15, 2024

Australia manages more than half global sheep meat trade in 2023

AUSTRALIAN sheep meat made up more than half of total global trade for the first time in 2023, according to Meat & Livestock Australia global supply analyst Tim Jackson…Read More

Sheep Central, April 8, 2024

Australia’s January sheep meat exports were highest on record

AUSTRALIAN lamb and mutton exports for January were the highest on record, helped by strong demand in North America, China and the Middle East, according to Meat & Livestock Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, February 9, 2024

MOU to boost WA sheep meat and grain-fed beef shipments

EXPORTS of high quality Western Australian grain-fed beef, and lamb and mutton, are expected to be boosted under a $40 million trading partnership between WA processor V&V Walsh and the High Hope Group in Nanjing China…Read More

Sheep Central, January 29, 2024

Red Sea crisis puts pressure on container rates, availability

CONTAINER shipping service providers have added further costs to Australian red meat exporters seeking to consign product to the Middle East and Europe, as a result of the ongoing Red Sea Crisis…Read More

Jon Condon, January 19, 2024

Peak US sheep body decides against action on lamb imports

AMERICA’S peak sheep body has decided not to pursue a trade case against lamb importers after receiving legal advice recommending against trade law violation or anti-dumping action…Read More

Sheep Central, December 13, 2023

ABARES forecasts 12pc fall in value of livestock production

ABARES’ December Agricultural Commodities Report released yesterday has forecasted a 12 percent fall in the value of production of livestock and livestock products in 2023-24 to $31.9 billion. The official..Read More

Sheep Central, December 6, 2023

Lift in global animal protein production likely in 2024

ANIMAL protein production growth will slow as margins remain tight in 2024, with producers and processors needing to adapt to sustain success, according to Rabobank’s annual Global Animal Protein Outlook..Read More

Terry Sim, December 6, 2023

‘Left wing woke’ climate-conscious consumers are an opportunity

LIVESTOCK producers were told they needed to treat the “left wing woke” section of the community as customers at the Meat & Livestock Australia Update at Bendigo yesterday…Read More

Terry Sim, November 24, 2023

Most red meat exports go into free trade agreement countries

ALMOST all Australia’s red meat exports are being realised into countries the nation had free trade agreements with, producers were told at the Meat & Livestock Australia Update in Bendigo yesterday…Read More

Terry Sim, November 24, 2023

Sheep and grain exporters support port reform savings

INCREASED productivity at Australia’s container ports is achievable and could save businesses and consumers $605 million each year, according to a Productivity Commission report released this week…Read More

Sheep Central, January 13, 2023

Behind Australia’s record lamb export year of 2022

AUSTRALIA could be set for another record lamb export result in 2023 after a big year in 2022, but global versus domestic demand, workforce capacity and lamb carry-over are expected to be key factors…Read More

Sheep Central, January 11, 2023

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