SHEEP

How WA sheep producers became sacrificial lambs

A history of animal activist pressure and its significance to the ban on live sheep exports.

Has the WA sheep sector has been sacrificed by the Government to appease animal rights activists and win votes? Image by Shutterstock AI Generator

Has the WA sheep sector has been sacrificed by the Government to appease animal rights activists and win votes? Image by Shutterstock AI Generator

IN the early 2000s the Australian wool industry committed to phasing out mulesing by 2010, yet all these years later it is still performed on around 70 per cent of Merino sheep nationally.  It all started...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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