The live sheep export trade seems to have sailed into calmer waters after exports rose slightly last year.
Greg Hayes says the family tradition of running Merinos on the family farm in South Australia's Mid North is a proven recipe for success.
Researchers at the UK's University of Nottingham have developed smart technology to provide early warning of footrot in sheep flocks.
This year's Australian White Suffolk Association national conference will be held in Tasmania early next month.
Last week's welcome but patchy rains has stemmed the flow of sheep and lambs into major saleyards and pushed up prices.
Strong hopes for another wool price rise at the Melbourne sale today didn't eventuate with the EMI losing 14 cents a kilogram clean.
Well presented first cross wether lambs made good money at Edenhope yesterday, with the top price $174.
Edenhope held the national record for ewe prices for mere hours but it retains the highest price in Victoria, with prices to $388.
A decision to go ahead with their annual ram sale despite a tough season has paid off for Wilgunya Merino Stud's Heather and Max Wilson.
ALLENDALE and Days Whiteface studs, Bordertown, reaffirmed themselves as two of the nation's leading terminal sire studs with spirited competition on more than 400 rams and ewes from four breeds to go under the hammer.
The clearance of 189 Poll Boonoke and Wanganella rams for $3673 augurs well for the Merino ram selling season
An outstanding result for the Phillips family when they sold 277 Merino and Poll Merino rams for $3090 average price.