Prepare for health risk in sheep this summer

Prepare for health risk in sheep this summer

Sheep producers should implement prevention strategies to reduce the risk of pleurisy.

Sheep

20 OCT 2021
Young cattle prices record slight drop

Young cattle prices record slight drop

The EYCI had a slight fall last week as yardings rose, breaking the unchartered territory streak.

Beef

18 OCT 2021
Ideal conditions lead to flystrike warning

Ideal conditions lead to flystrike warning

Warmer weather will provide ideal conditions for flystrike in sheep.

Sheep

18 OCT 2021
Yardstick sire evaluation field day scheduled for later this month

Yardstick sire evaluation field day scheduled for later this month

DPIRD is holding a field day in a few weeks time to update producers on Merino sire evaluations.

Sheep

08 OCT 2021
Australian red meat positioned well globally

Australian red meat positioned well globally

Report confirms value of livestock industry.

Sheep

06 OCT 2021
NSW restocker lamb prices on the rise

NSW restocker lamb prices on the rise

An increase in the national flock is well supported by NSW producer demand for restocker lambs.

Sheep

04 OCT 2021
New tech to measure lamb meat quality

New tech to measure lamb meat quality

Researchers are looking at a hi-tech mini needle camera to help measure intramuscular carcase fat.

Sheep

01 OCT 2021
Farm accommodation planning permit scrapped in Victoria

Farm accommodation planning permit scrapped in Victoria

There's been an easing of planning permit requirements for farmers in Victoria for accommodation.

Sheep

27 SEP 2021
Voting open for WoolPoll

Voting open for WoolPoll

WoolPoll is now open for voting on industry levies.

Sheep

22 SEP 2021
Wool price fluctuating

Wool price fluctuating

Farmer sentiment at record high despite slight lull in wool market.

Sheep

17 SEP 2021
EYCI dips while trade lambs power on

EYCI dips while trade lambs power on

The EYCI had a fall last week while trade lamb prices saw a slight rise.

Beef

06 SEP 2021
Flystrike vaccine looks promising

Flystrike vaccine looks promising

AWI-funded CSIRO vaccine work has shown high antibody levels in sheep against the blowfly.

Sheep

02 SEP 2021
Red meat freight is getting hit hard

Red meat freight is getting hit hard

Reduced shipping and airfreight capacity has had detrimental effects on red meat exports.

Farm office

01 SEP 2021
Trade lamb prices reach new heights

Trade lamb prices reach new heights

The National Trade Lamb Indicator reached its highest level ever last week at 951c/kg cwt.

Sheep

30 AUG 2021
Young lambs reach new highs in NSW

Young lambs reach new highs in NSW

NSW young lambs continue to dominate national yardings.

Sheep

20 AUG 2021
Merino breeding ewe numbers decreasing

Merino breeding ewe numbers decreasing

First crosses and composites being used as breeding ewes leads to a drop in Merino ewe numbers.

Sheep

16 AUG 2021

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