”I’m excited about the idea of joining Merino rams, and breeding good wool – as a livestock producer, we’ve had those challenges taken away from us in the name of survival.”
INCREASE risk of disease due to the widespread wet conditions and seasonally low frosts are threatening producers, with experts warning to manage livestock to avoid major stock loss.
ORDERS for Chinese Government uniforms are driving the fine wool prices on the Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX), while a supply drought of bales sparks a market rally.
Wild Dog fencing commissioner Mark O’Brien has defended the state government’s announcement last week that it was still deliberating on the best way to distribute the $5m in cluster fence funding.
SEVERAL Malaysian abattoirs and feedlots have been suspended from receiving Australian livestock in the wake of an investigation which revealed animal cruelty in Asia and the Middle East.
MONTHLY live sheep exports have dived 16 per cent below the average export volume this year at 157,855, performing 11pc below the volume for this time last year.
THE Eastern States Trade Lamb Indicator (ESTLI) remains 93 cents higher year-on-year despite falling last week following a swell of supply.
The Wilgunya Merino ram sale offered buyers and perfect chance to catch up with fellow Merino breeders in light of a positive change in seasonal conditions.
Phillip and Lynne King, Runnymede, Bollon, purchased 25 Merino rams at Thursday's Wilgunya ram sale.
WHEN it comes to the increasing consumer demand for sustainable wool production one of Australia’s leading wool-marketing organisations, Jemalong Wool, adheres to market signals.