PROCESSORS forecast a deluge of heavy lambs this autumn and have warned of major discounting for the swamped export market.
Ballarat agents achieved fairly predictable results at their annual crossbred ewes on Friday when most lead drafts made $250, to a top of $272 a head.
Australia's largest meat processor has warned of low profits for the autumn new year market for producers buying restocker lambs in the current price frenzy.
Techniques that are making woollen materials water repellent, easy care and shrink resistant were on display for three western Queensland mayors when they visited the Australian Wool Innovation offices in Shanghai recently.
MOB based tracing of sheep is under threat as Victoria’s move to mandate electronic tags from next year puts pressure on the five million interstate sheep killed annually in the southern state’s abattoirs.
WoolProducers has strengthened its commitment to foot and mouth disease preparedness on behalf of the Australian wool industry.
Lamb and sheep markets should benefit from reduced supplies and positive demand from domestic consumers during 2017 says MLA.
The wool market continued in sellers' favour despite showing some signs of topping out later in the week.
Listing their sale catalogue via the RamSelect Plus app has showcased the value of early adoption of new breeding technologies and opened new markets for the students at Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School.
Genuine price premiums which put more money in woolgrowers’ pockets are just one reason growers are being urged to join a new regionally-branded wool supply group from the Barossa.