Mutton performing well

Mutton performing well

Mutton prices are on the rise but pressures are on the horizon.

Sheep

19 FEB 2021
National sheep flock predicted to rebuild in 2021

National sheep flock predicted to rebuild in 2021

MLA says sheep slaughter and carcase weights are set to increase this year.

Sheep

05 FEB 2021
Sheep survey needs participation

Sheep survey needs participation

The MLA and AWI sheepmeat and wool survey is in circulation.

Sheep

01 FEB 2021
NFF calls out "ill-informed" AWU

NFF calls out "ill-informed" AWU

The NFF is not impressed with the AWU asking for an increase in the pastoral shearer's pay award.

Sheep

25 JAN 2021
Strong sheep indicator prices kick start 2021

Strong sheep indicator prices kick start 2021

Sheep markets have opened 2021 to high prices.

Sheep

18 JAN 2021
Flock rebuild confirmed by survey

Flock rebuild confirmed by survey

An industry survey says there are 40.7 million breeding ewes in Australia.

Sheep

23 DEC 2020
Electronic sheep tags to remain affordable

Electronic sheep tags to remain affordable

The duty on sheep and goat sales in Victoria is set to rise but NLIS tags will still be affordable.

Sheep

21 DEC 2020
Bloat risk increases as seasonal conditions improve

Bloat risk increases as seasonal conditions improve

Bloat can be an issue for stock grazing lush pastures which include legumes.

Sheep

16 DEC 2020
Shearing sheds inspected

Shearing sheds inspected

Shearing sheds have been inspected for Kondinin Group's January 2021 Research Report.

Sheep

11 DEC 2020
Tips for grazing sheep on stubble

Tips for grazing sheep on stubble

MLA and AWI have developed a guide for grazing sheep on stubbles.

Sheep

09 DEC 2020
New best practice guide for shearing sheds

New best practice guide for shearing sheds

There's a new guide to help improve shearing shed safety.

Sheep

04 DEC 2020
Proposal to end earmarking and branding in WA

Proposal to end earmarking and branding in WA

The state government is looking at livestock ID options in WA.

Sheep

23 NOV 2020
AWI campaign launched in China

AWI campaign launched in China

A new campaign aims to promote Merino wool in China.

Sheep

11 NOV 2020
Strong mutton prices driven by tight domestic supplies

Strong mutton prices driven by tight domestic supplies

Mutton prices have averaged more than 600c/kg recently.

Sheep

02 NOV 2020
Adding lucerne to the diet can boost sheep performance

Adding lucerne to the diet can boost sheep performance

New research has highlighted the value of lucerne as a supplementary feed for sheep.

Sheep

19 OCT 2020
More certainty in sheep and lamb markets

More certainty in sheep and lamb markets

Late boost to lamb indicator in September helps boost market confidence.

Sheep

14 OCT 2020