Live Export

Live sheep trade to continue reform after Coalition election win

THE Coalition Government’s federal election win has been met with relief, but not complacency, by supporters of Australia’s live sheep export trade…Read More

Terry Sim, May 20, 2019

Long-haul animal shipment risks too high, says animal welfare professor

LONG-HAUL live export of sheep and cattle represents too high a risk to the animals’ welfare and should not be conducted, a leading world animal welfare expert has claimed…Read More

Sheep Central, May 17, 2019

Live sheep vessel tours and research aim to help save trade

AUSTRALIA’s live sheep trade has continued its battle to regain community trust this week with an organised tour of the vessel the Al Messilah in Fremantle this week…Read More

Terry Sim, May 10, 2019

WA farmers contest live sheep export ban as NFF hedges bets

WESTERN Australian farmers have again rejected the Australian Labor Party’s plan to ban the northern summer live sheep export trade if elected in the May 18 Federal Election…Read More

Sheep Central, May 1, 2019

Live exporters will continue reform agenda under a Labor Government

AUSTRALIA’S peak live animal exporter body will continue the sector’s reform agenda even if a proposed phase-out of sheep exports gains political momentum after next month’s Federal Election…Read More

Terry Sim, April 12, 2019

Federal Government to fund $2.2 million research into making sheep ships cooler

AUSTRALIA’S Federal Government will grant the live export industry $2.2 million into dehumidification research to reduce heat stress on livestock vessels…Read More

Sheep Central, March 22, 2019

Labor matches Coalition’s $25 million SA dog fence commitment

BI-PARTISAN support for a $25 million upgrade to South Australia’s 100 year-old dog wild fence has been achieved just days before the Federal Election…Read More

Sheep Central, May 15, 2019

Petition seeks mandatory sheep pain relief for mulesing

A GERMAN filmmaker has launched a petition calling for mandatory use of pain relief for mulesing and other operations, and government intervention to phase out the flystrike prevention practice in Australia…Read More

Terry Sim, May 13, 2019

Sheep CRC claims $317 million net benefit to meat sector

AUSTRALIA’S sheep meat industry has $317 million of benefit from the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation over the last 19 years, a new assessment has found…Read More

Sheep Central, May 13, 2019

Victorian sheep and goat producers get EID tag rules reminder

VICTORIAN sheep producers and traders have been reminded of their electronic tagging responsibilities as the lambing season gets underway in the state…Read More

Sheep Central, May 13, 2019

Meat & Livestock Australia seeks three new board members

MEAT & Livestock Australia has called for applications to fill three non-executive director positions on its board…Read More

Sheep Central, May 13, 2019

Numnuts collaborators sought for expanded trials

AUSTRALIAN sheep producers are being invited to participate in expanded on-farm commercial trials of the lamb marking pain relief system Numnuts in 2019…Read More

Sheep Central, May 10, 2019

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