Lamb prices climb to new highs
Lamb prices at Shepparton Regional Saleyards have been robust in recent weeks but haven’t reached the dizzying heights recorded at Bendigo and Wagga Wagga.
New market access opportunities have opened up for highly sought-after Aussie alpacas, representing a positive step for a small industry with great potential.
Many livestock producers will be considering the necessity to supplementary feed with grain or pellets.
ASKBILL is entering a final testing phase ahead of its commercial release to the sheep industry later this year.
The Federal Government had no power to grant a permit for the live export of tens of thousands of sheep to the Middle East, the Federal Court has been told.
On-farm animal welfare and biosecurity management practices are key elements of the Livestock Production Assurance program and compliance with these additional elements will be enforced under the program’s random audit system from July.
Federal Member for Farrer Sussan Ley has confirmed she will hold a public forum, in conjunction with Federal Member for Indi Cathy McGowan, in relation to Ms Ley’s private member’s bill on live exports.
Beef and sheep producers have been invited to explore and plan their options for feeding livestock through winter at morning workshops in Seymour on Thursday and Wangaratta on Friday.
Future sheep industry leaders are being encouraged to apply for a Sheep Producers Australia award, which recognises outstanding industry people.
Cobram Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance after livestock was stolen from a dairy farm in Yarroweyah.
A rise in wild dog attacks is taking its toll on local sheep producers as they continue to suffer some of the worst attacks in 30 years.
Australia’s biggest sheep exporter is under criminal investigation over conditions on board its Middle East-bound vessels.
The number of polled Merino rams has spiked dramatically since the introduction of DNA testing, as producers embrace the workplace safety and animal welfare benefits of hornless sheep.
A dramatic police chase came to a screeching halt in Tallygaroopna this afternoon, leaving locals stunned and grateful no-one was injured. The hour long chase reportedly reached speeds of nearly 200 kph as seven police pursuit vehicles attempted to...
AN EIGHT-year-old boy and his grandfather suffered cuts and a family was left shocked after a flying piece of scrap metal smashed into both of their cars. A Cobram family of four was in their 4WD heading towards Moama on the Cobb Hwy near Milgate Rd...
An open offer from the Kyabram District Football Netball League seeking new clubs to help swell its ranks has potentially started an arms race across the region.