Phase out of sow stalls on target

A VOLUNTARY move by the Australian pork industry to phase out the use of sow stalls has reached the 70 per cent mark.
A VOLUNTARY move by the Australian pork industry to phase out the use of sow stalls has reached the 70 per cent mark.
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THE effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector came under scrutiny at a public hearing in Roma. THE effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector came under scrutiny at a public hearing in Roma.
ONE of the Ekka’s most decorated show cooks celebrates 25 years since first competing at the Brisbane Royal. ONE of the Ekka’s most decorated show cooks celebrates 25 years since first competing at the Brisbane Royal.
DESPITE an upward shift in activity on the back of improved commodity outlooks, land values remain largely unchanged. DESPITE an upward shift in activity on the back of improved commodity outlooks, land values remain largely unchanged.
AUSTRALIA and 11 other nations have failed to clinch an ambitious Pacific free trade deal. AUSTRALIA and 11 other nations have failed to clinch an ambitious Pacific free trade deal.
JERVOIS, SA, has long been known for its ties to dairy farming, but last week the small town witnessed a rarity in the industry.
30 Jul 15  1 JERVOIS, SA, has long been known for its ties to dairy farming, but last week the small town witnessed a rarity in the industry. | Donkeys keep dogs on the hoof  | Steer success in NSW 'beef nursery' 
VICTORIAN slaughter cattle are expected to leave Australian shores within four months under the pioneering cattle deal with China.
29 Jul 15 VICTORIAN slaughter cattle are expected to leave Australian shores within four months under the pioneering cattle deal with China.
A CURRENT bill before the New South Wales Parliament proposes to end the use of sow stalls, and if passed will become Australia's second ban.
29 Jul 15  2 A CURRENT bill before the New South Wales Parliament proposes to end the use of sow stalls, and if passed will become Australia's second ban.
HORSE owners are reminded to take steps to protect their animals from the risk of Hendra virus infection with the confirmation of a new case on the Atherton Tablelands.
24 Jul 15 HORSE owners are reminded to take steps to protect their animals from the risk of Hendra virus infection with the confirmation of a new case on the Atherton Tablelands.
LAME cattle complications are hitting buyers at the Ballarat saleyards hard, with sore feet complaints increasing.
15 Jul 15  2 LAME cattle complications are hitting buyers at the Ballarat saleyards hard, with sore feet complaints increasing.
A TRAGIC series of events led Steven Elliott to become one of the most well-known competitors on the dog trial circuit.
15 Jul 15 A TRAGIC series of events led Steven Elliott to become one of the most well-known competitors on the dog trial circuit.
FARMERS in NSW are putting their money where their mouths are when it comes to fox control.
13 Jul 15  11 FARMERS in NSW are putting their money where their mouths are when it comes to fox control.
TWO ancient traditions - red meat production and storytelling - are coming together within MLA in interesting, digital ways.
13 Jul 15 TWO ancient traditions - red meat production and storytelling - are coming together within MLA in interesting, digital ways. | Streamlining supply benefits beef  | MLA launches western cattle... 
PROVIDING sheep and cattle producers in Australia’s rangelands with insights to help them run a sustainable business will be the focus of a free webinar.
12 Jul 15 PROVIDING sheep and cattle producers in Australia’s rangelands with insights to help them run a sustainable business will be the focus of a free webinar.
ANGUS bull sales may be commonplace in Australia but last weekend, Australian Angus genetics were on offer for the first time in Kazakhstan.
11 Jul 15 ANGUS bull sales may be commonplace in Australia but last weekend, Australian Angus genetics were on offer for the first time in Kazakhstan. | Markets bask in beef glory  | Bulls to $6500 high at Alice... 
A RAFT of new allegations over the welfare of cattle sold into the Vietnam and Thailand live export markets is being investigated.
10 Jul 15  11 A RAFT of new allegations over the welfare of cattle sold into the Vietnam and Thailand live export markets is being investigated. | ESCAS alternative at pilot stage  | Call for cultural sensitivity... 
STRATHALBYN-based Border Leicester breeder Lynton Arney says MLA is in a difficult position being at the
08 Jul 15  1 STRATHALBYN-based Border Leicester breeder Lynton Arney says MLA is in a difficult position being at the "ground level" of the red meat industry. | MLA addresses key industry concerns  | MLA urges levy payers to speak up 
MLA's Richard Norton says the producer-owned company is well on its way to delivering on three promises made in August last year.
06 Jul 15  3 MLA's Richard Norton says the producer-owned company is well on its way to delivering on three promises made in August last year. | MLA urges levy payers to speak up 
THE future of the National Wild Dog Action Plan has been secured for another two years following an injection of $1.35m from the federal government.
27 Jun 15  8 THE future of the National Wild Dog Action Plan has been secured for another two years following an injection of $1.35m from the federal government. | Wild dogs in Ag Minister's sights  | Funds put bite on wild dogs 
MIDDLE Eastern countries have different traditions to Australia but have been “greatly offended” by the “finger pointing” they’ve received over live export.
27 Jun 15  4 MIDDLE Eastern countries have different traditions to Australia but have been “greatly offended” by the “finger pointing” they’ve received over live export. | Push for new Saudi live-ex trade  | ESCAS alternative at pilot stage 
THE animal export sector has been working to develop an alternative system to ESCAS which would operate across all Australia’s live export markets.
25 Jun 15  4 THE animal export sector has been working to develop an alternative system to ESCAS which would operate across all Australia’s live export markets. | Push for live-ex inspector slammed  | ESCAS 'failing' in Israel, says... 
AUSTRALIAN livestock exports to Saudi Arabia remain in a state of flux, despite efforts to reopen the potentially lucrative market.
25 Jun 15  4 AUSTRALIAN livestock exports to Saudi Arabia remain in a state of flux, despite efforts to reopen the potentially lucrative market. | ESCAS alternative at pilot stage  | Push for live-ex inspector slammed 
THE current outlook on all commodities is excellent.
18 Jun 15 THE current outlook on all commodities is excellent. | GALLERY: Young Guns get market ready
WILD dogs are on the move and threatening fringe metropolitan communities, not just farming regions, according to Barnaby Joyce.
16 Jun 15  3 WILD dogs are on the move and threatening fringe metropolitan communities, not just farming regions, according to Barnaby Joyce.
LABOR’S move to reintroduce an independent inspector-general of animal welfare and live animal exports has been slammed by the Abbott government.
16 Jun 15  17 LABOR’S move to reintroduce an independent inspector-general of animal welfare and live animal exports has been slammed by the Abbott government. | ESCAS 'failing' in Israel, says...  | Fresh allegations over Israeli... 
WANT to roll the dice and attempt to breed a champion racehorse with Triple Crown winner American Pharoah?
11 Jun 15 WANT to roll the dice and attempt to breed a champion racehorse with Triple Crown winner American Pharoah?
HIGHLAND cattle breeders from SA and Vic converged on Mount Pleasant for the 2015 Australian Highland Cattle Society National Show.
09 Jun 15 HIGHLAND cattle breeders from SA and Vic converged on Mount Pleasant for the 2015 Australian Highland Cattle Society National Show. | GALLERY: Pleasant Highland fling
VIDEO: WHAT is that smell?
09 Jun 15 VIDEO: WHAT is that smell? "It's the smell of money," says Bourke goat farmer Robbie Newton, surrounded by wild goats. | VIDEO: Farming wild goats
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you do a fair amount of huffing and puffing on this forum yourself, newbroom. Why, all of a
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The Nationals have much credibility and more influence than they are given credit for- key
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Stockman - What the Country Party are doing. They are calling the major political parties out on
Bronwyn Bishop resigned as Speaker this afternoon following a string of revelations suggesting systemic abuse of taxpayer-funded travel entitlements.02 Aug 15 Bronwyn Bishop resigned as Speaker this afternoon following a string of revelations suggesting systemic abuse of...
THE planets have aligned for avocado growers, with some receiving the best prices they've seen in 40 years.27 Jul 15 THE planets have aligned for avocado growers, with some receiving the best prices they've seen in 40 years.