An industry survey says there are 40.7 million breeding ewes in Australia.
Bloat can be an issue for stock grazing lush pastures which include legumes.
MLA and AWI have developed a guide for grazing sheep on stubbles.
MLA is asking growers in NSW and Queensland to be be on the look out for pasture dieback.
Mutton prices have averaged more than 600c/kg recently.
MLA is looking for proposals to fund digital technology development in the red meat industry.
Excellent demand and a supply shortage have seen cow prices skyrocket in recent weeks.
MLA has announced a new on-line hub for pasture dieback information.
A new autonomous monitoring system is being trialled in a Queensland feedlot.
Sheep and lamb slaughter have dropped substantially.
It's been a mixed bag for sheepmeat exports in recent months.
Cattle producers are enjoying excellent demand and prices.