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It's a fine line in superfine studs

Smaller sheep studs are feeling the pinch as the industry profile changes and the pressure mounts for

Sheep

16 JAN 2013
New genetics give rise to new wool fabric

New genetics give rise to new wool fabric

After taking over a small stud flock of Charmac Merinos in 2010, Leon and Sandra Martin are now not only

Sheep

08 JAN 2013
Merryville has a lot of points to prove

Merryville has a lot of points to prove

When it comes to the superfine wool business Merryville stands on top of the national heap and the man

Sheep

21 DEC 2012
Measured wool approach pays off across the board

Measured wool approach pays off across the board

Historic TA Field Estates is a wool business embracing every modern tool available to ensure it gets

Sheep

21 DEC 2012
Young guns tackle climate variability

Young guns tackle climate variability

Australian Wool Innovation has recently given three young wool growers the opportunity to join the national

Sheep

30 NOV 2012
Wool still has more to come

Wool still has more to come

Right now the global economy in general and China in particular is damping demand for wool, but Australian

Sheep

21 NOV 2012
Progress in the fight against breech strike

Progress in the fight against breech strike

While there is no easy solution for breech strike, sheep producers were recently presented with the latest

Sheep

01 NOV 2012
One small step for you, one giant leap for ewe

One small step for you, one giant leap for ewe

Monaro Plains in the high country of NSW is home to the iconic Hazeldean Merino stud and its 147 years

Sheep

01 NOV 2012
Right rams for production and profit

Right rams for production and profit

RamSelect is one of the keys to maximising production in flocks. It also ties straight into programs

Sheep

21 SEP 2012
$17 DNA tests in 2012 genomics pilot projects

$17 DNA tests in 2012 genomics pilot projects

There are thorny issues and horny issues in the Merino industry, but new access to low-cost DNA tests

Sheep

19 SEP 2012
Changing face of a wool icon

Changing face of a wool icon

Collinsville-blood sheep run in Australia's tropics, are found in the heart of Tasmanian and Victorian

Sheep

29 AUG 2012
Handling the future of shearing

Handling the future of shearing

Working with registered training organisations around the country, over the past 12 months AWI has introduced

Sheep

17 AUG 2012
Managing Merino ewe lambs to conceive and rear lambs

Managing Merino ewe lambs to conceive and rear lambs

Turning to ewe lambs to increase flock numbers is not the answer for everyone, but Glendemar principal

Sheep

25 JUL 2012
Twice the potential from twice the shearing

Twice the potential from twice the shearing

As wool producers continue to build their flocks on better seasons and wool prices, there is growing

Sheep

18 JUL 2012
Management training keeps ewes profitable

Management training keeps ewes profitable

A ground-breaking livestock production course, conducted on-farm, is helping sheep producers boost profitability

Sheep

11 JUL 2012
Getting back to the pure wool business

Getting back to the pure wool business

Victorian woolgrower Geoff Fisken survived years of drought by diversifying his wool enterprise into

Sheep

06 JUL 2012

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