Live Export

Exporters welcome new livestock shipment standards, WA graziers urge caution

SHEEP and cattle exporters have welcomed the final report into a review of the Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL) via sea, but Western Australian graziers believe its recommendations should not be implemented without considering economic impacts…Read More

Sheep Central, March 20, 2019

New conditions on Middle East live sheep exports proposed

LIVE sheep exports from Australia to the Middle East would be formally banned in June, July and August this year in a new law, as part of proposed conditions released for comment by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources…Read More

Sheep Central, March 18, 2019

Live sheep export image can improve to be acceptable, says WAFarmers leader

NEW Western Australian farmer leader Rhys Turton believes the live export of sheep can improve its image and become acceptable to the community…Read More

Terry Sim, March 15, 2019

No live cattle export closure under Labor, pledges Fitzgibbon

LABOR’s agriculture minister-in-waiting, Joel Fitzgibbon has shut down speculation that his party’s intention to close live sheep exports out of Australia within three or four years will inevitably lead to similar actions on live cattle…Read More

Jon Condon, February 11, 2019

RSPCA Australia unconvinced by live export transparency initiative

A LIVE sheep export transparency initiative launched yesterday to promote trust in the trade has been branded a PR stunt and “desperate industry propaganda” by RSPCA Australia…Read More

Terry Sim, February 6, 2019

Government under pressure over live sheep export observer reports

INDEPENDENT live sheep and cattle observer reports released by the Australian Government are under question after the RSPCA released details of heavily redacted documents this week…Read More

Sheep Central, February 1, 2019

Lower lamb prices, exclusion fencing and light rain spells opportunity for some

FALLING sheep and lamb prices, exclusion fencing growth and an expected short season providing short-term grazing has prompted limited sheep purchases by Queensland producers…Read More

Terry Sim, March 8, 2019

Swan Hill sheep farm put under quarantine after anthrax is detected

A SWAN Hill sheep farm has been quarantined after the bacterial disease anthrax was confirmed in the flock by authorities…Read More

Sheep Central, March 5, 2019

Monaro sheep and beef producers to learn new skills for profitability

SHEEP meat and beef producers in New South Wales’ Monaro region will get tips on improving farm productivity at a free Meat & Livestock Australia workshop at Nimmitabel next week…Read More

Sheep Central, March 5, 2019

New leader sows his grassland agenda for southern livestock producers

NEW Grassland Society of Southern Australia president, Hamilton livestock consultant Steve Cotton, says farmers should consider themselves first and foremost as grass growers…Read More

Sheep Central, September 11, 2017

Stocking rate challenge at Grasslands conference this week

NORTH-EAST Victorian farmers will be challenged to increase their stocking rates to improve profitability, at the Grassland Society of Southern Australia’s annual conference at Nagambie this week…Read More

Sheep Central, September 4, 2017

Scanning powers planning for Victorian prime lamb producer

LOWER rainfall in two of the past three years has forced Heywood district prime lamb and beef producer Georgina Gubbins to increase forward management planning…Read More

Sheep Central, August 21, 2017

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