Dust penetration lowering the value of the wool clip is alarming industry leaders
The sale of all rams offered at the inaugural invitational dorper and white dorper ram sale at Charleville has underlined the growth in the meat sheep industry in southern Queensland.
Export uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic is continuing to impact Australia's lamb and mutton markets.
Major saleyards reported much reduced lamb numbers at the start of this week as a panic sell-off is put on hold.
New rules will ban live sheep exports to, or through, the Middle East to other ports for 3.5 months during the northern hemisphere summer.
Queensland wool garment maker Merino Country is rapidly repurposing its business and machines into the production of masks in order to help meet demand from the public for personal protective equipment.
Cherilyn Lowe's Nomuula Dorper and White Dorper studs sold the top-priced rams of both breeds at the 2020 Eastern Region breeds' sale at Dubbo on Friday.