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Coronavirus outbreak keeps red meat workers in China

CHINESE workers from Australian red meat processing plants who returned to China for the country’s Lunar New Year holiday period have been unable to return due to the coronavirus outbreak…Read More

Terry Sim, February 12, 2020

Australian lamb exports set to reach new peak

LAMB export volumes from Australia are expected to reach an historical peak this year, buoyed by increased demand from China…Read More

Sheep Central, December 16, 2019

NAB survey highlights lamb strength and drought impact

LAMB and mutton sector resilience has failed to offset a flattening of agribusiness conditions due to seasonal conditions in the last quarter of 2019, according to the latest NAB Agribusiness..Read More

Terry Sim, December 9, 2019

TFI releases $8-plus crossbred lamb contract for Tamworth

AUSTRALIA’S first 2019/20 summer lamb and mutton contracts were released today by Thomas Foods International as the company moves to secure future supplies for its Tamworth plant…Read More

Terry Sim, October 31, 2019

Growth in airfreight shipments for Australian red meat exports

SHEEP meat and beef exporters have recorded substantial growth in the use of airfreight as a means of moving product in recent years. Sheep meat exports by air have grown by 45 percent in the past five years, while beef exports by air have risen 42pc over the same period…Read More

Jon Condon, October 22, 2019

Red meat strategy launched, structure still a work in progress

THE Red Meat 2030 plan released today outlines a strategy for Australia’s red meat sector for the next 10 years. How the industry governance bodies that will deliver that strategy will be structured over that period is still in question…Read More

James Nason, October 16, 2019

Red Meat 2030 plan aims to double red meat sales value in 10 years

A PLAN to guide and grow Australia’s red meat industry over the next 10 years has been released this morning, setting an ambitious goal to double the value of industry sales to $57 billion and triple the amount of capital invested in the sector within the next decade…Read More

Sheep Central, October 16, 2019

How the red meat sector backs Foodbank’s vital protein program

LEARN how a collaborative protein program is uniting generous companies in the meat and freight industry to help tackle Australia’s hunger problem…Read More

Sheep Central, October 14, 2019

MLA report confirms Australia as world’s top sheep and goat meat exporter

AUSTRALIA is the world’s largest sheep and goat meat exporter and exports more than 65 percent of its red meat production, according to a report released last week…Read More

Sheep Central, October 14, 2019

Chris Howie’s southern market wrap – September 2019

IT SEEMS everything happens at once in a normal year; however, this year, we have three extremes of seasonal experiences across the country — drought, maintenance rainfall and a normal spring, writes Chris Howie in this month’s southern sheep and cattle market wrap and look at opportunities ahead…Read More

Chris Howie, October 2, 2019

Lamb prices dip as supply lifts, and US demand and skin values falter

LAMB prices stepped back from record levels this week, as weather-disrupted supplies from Tasmania resumed, yardings at some major centres rose and export price resistance grew…Read More

Terry Sim, June 5, 2019

Smaller flock and strong demand to keep lamb and mutton prices up

FORECAST drops in sheep meat production and strong demand should keep lamb and mutton prices historically high throughout 2019, with potential “additional upside” if improved seasonal conditions improve, according to Meat & Livestock Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, June 4, 2019

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