Ram sells for $35,000 in Hamilton
A ram by the name of Moorundie 219 sold for a top price of $35,000 at Sheepvention in Hamilton last week, eclipsing the previous record of $31,000.
Agriculture Victoria invites sheep and beef producers to a nutrition and management workshop with Dr Paul Cusack.
A range of short ‘how-to’ videos to help beef and sheep meat producers get started setting breeding objectives using breeding values in their herd or flock are part of the suite of genetics resources being rolled out by Meat & Livestock Australia.
An alleged illegal abattoir near Melbourne is being investigated following claims of sheep being slaughtered inhumanely.
The Auditor-General has responded to The Greens, who sent a letter to the Australian National Audit Office requesting the Auditor-General conduct an examination of the live exports branch of the Department of Agriculture in light of allegations of mismanagement and falsification of official records.
Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, rain and northwesterly winds are expected to develop later tonight, which could lead to a risk of loss of lambs and sheep. The conditions will first hit the the Wimmera and then extend to remaining...
Agriculture Victoria is holding a meeting for cherry growers on August 16, with research scientist Glenn Hale presenting the results from his research on temperature monitoring for Victorian cherries via air-freight to Vietnam.
Raised on a sheep property at tiny Costerfield, a 15-minute drive from Heathcote, Alan Harris never saw himself doing anything else.
A global research project, led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Western Australia, has identified compounds in Merino sheep wool that are attractive to Australian blowflies.
It is important to remember, even if the current dry seasonal conditions wane, many farmers will still be feeding-out to livestock due to the lack of nutritious pastures.
A push to make pain relief mandatory when mulesing sheep has been welcomed by the VFF Livestock Group, which says it will help to achieve the highest animal welfare outcomes.
Young auctioneers with their eyes firmly on the future learnt new skills at Echuca Selling Centre last week, as part of a two-day training course hosted by the Australian Livestock and Property Agents Association.
With much of Australia blanketed by a cold and wet winter, our attention once again turns to calves and the challenges associated with rearing during these chilly months.
The Greens have written to the Australian National Audit Office requesting the Auditor-General conduct an examination of the live exports branch of the Federal Department of Agriculture in light of allegations of mismanagement and falsification of official records.
Members of the cattle, sheep, wool and goat industries will gather at the VFF Livestock Group’s annual meeting to discuss the key challenges facing livestock producers.
Acknowledging the connection between whole herd profitability and heifer conception rates, calving ease, mothering and early re-breeding, a new Davies Research Centre, University of Adelaide-led project will seek to identify the impact of growth path from weaning to joining on heifer productivity.
A clear statement acknowledging the historic estuarine condition of the Murray River’s Lower Lakes must be released by the South Australian Government and University of Adelaide.
It was the end of 43 years of milking for Rochester’s Trevor and Julie Campbell when 27 spring calving heifers went under the hammer at Echuca Selling Centre last week.
A plan to establish a $2billion renewable diesel plant in Katunga by developers AgBioEn is one step closer to reality.