Stock Handling & Animal Welfare

WoolProducers Australia rejects unfounded mulesing ban claims

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation’s 2019 director election campaign has descended into rumour-mongering, with suggestions candidates running against AWI’s preferred ‘ticket’ wanted to ban mulesing…Read More

Terry Sim, November 11, 2019

Increasing discounts for wool from mulesed sheep ‘inevitable’

ITALIAN wool processor Vitale Barberis Canonico will not buy wool grown by its exclusive Wool Excellence Club members from surgically mulesed sheep or those treated with breech freeze branding from 2021…Read More

Terry Sim, November 8, 2019

Strong FY2019 result for Elders Ltd despite drought

AUSTRALIAN agribusiness Elders Limited this morning released its financial results for the 12 months to September 2019, showing a strong performance despite widespread drought conditions, underlined by a statutory net profit after tax of $68.9 million…Read More

Sheep Central, November 11, 2019

Record prices for Bendigo first cross ewes + VIDEO

PRIME lamb producers intensified their search for quality breeding stock and bid season-high prices for all young ewe categories at the Bendigo Independent Agents First Cross Sale on Friday…Read More

Murray Arnel, November 11, 2019

New South Wales and Victoria dominate online store sheep buying

NEW South Wales sheep and lamb buyers have continued their online buying dominance, purchasing more than 60 percent of last week’s AuctionsPlus listings…Read More

Sheep Central, November 11, 2019

Zoetis achieves $100,000 target for Beyond Blue

LEADING animal health company, Zoetis, has hit its yearly target to raise $100,000 to support mental health in rural Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, November 11, 2019

MSA underpins quality lamb and beef marketing

THE benefits of the Meat Standards Australia (MSA) program to major processors are far-reaching and span from on-farm production to the end consumer, according to Meat & Livestock Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, November 11, 2019

Bendigo first cross ewe lambs hit $374, ewes to $370 + VIDEO

WELL-GROWN first cross ewe lambs have sold for up $374 at the Bendigo Blue Ribbon sale today, exceeding the top price for 1.5 year-old ewes at the annual breeder fixture…Read More

Murray Arnel, November 8, 2019

AWI director says little to fear with shareholder expulsion clauses

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation director Don Macdonald believes wool growers and industry bodies have little to fear from expulsion clauses proposed for the AWI Constitution…Read More

Terry Sim, November 8, 2019

AWI-MLA amalgamation fear prompts wool body election stance

A FEAR that Australian Wool Innovation might be amalgamated with Meat & Livestock Australia has prompted an independent industry body to oppose AWI-backed candidates in the coming AWI director election…Read More

Sheep Central, November 8, 2019

Recruitment: Workplace safety remains key industry priority

DESPITE greater attention being placed on workplace health and safety across the sector, agriculture remains the most dangerous places to work in Australian industry, recently released statistics show. ..Read More

Sheep Central, November 8, 2019

Increasing discounts for wool from mulesed sheep ‘inevitable’

ITALIAN wool processor Vitale Barberis Canonico will not buy wool grown by its exclusive Wool Excellence Club members from surgically mulesed sheep or those treated with breech freeze branding from 2021…Read More

Terry Sim, November 8, 2019

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