Invest in rams to lift profits
The time is right for sheep producers to capitalise on record high lamb and wool prices by investing in genetic and big data technologies, which are continuing to come down in price.
Lamb prices at Shepparton Regional Saleyards have been robust in recent weeks but haven’t reached the dizzying heights recorded at Bendigo and Wagga Wagga.
Euroa stock agents offered 1100 cattle for their first monthly sale of the 2018-19 financial year last Wednesday.
New market access opportunities have opened up for highly sought-after Aussie alpacas, representing a positive step for a small industry with great potential.
Sheep Producers Australia will host its inaugural Leadersheep Forum ahead of LambEx 2018 in Perth, designed to connect current and emerging sheep industry leaders prior to the industry’s flagship event.
ASKBILL is entering a final testing phase ahead of its commercial release to the sheep industry later this year.
Livestock Health & Biosecurity Victoria is holding a free webinar for small farm owners on Thursday, outlining what they need to know about buying, owning and selling livestock in Victoria.
On-farm animal welfare and biosecurity management practices are key elements of the Livestock Production Assurance program and compliance with these additional elements will be enforced under the program’s random audit system from July.
Federal Member for Farrer Sussan Ley has confirmed she will hold a public forum, in conjunction with Federal Member for Indi Cathy McGowan, in relation to Ms Ley’s private member’s bill on live exports.
Beef and sheep producers have been invited to explore and plan their options for feeding livestock through winter at morning workshops in Seymour on Thursday and Wangaratta on Friday.
Future sheep industry leaders are being encouraged to apply for a Sheep Producers Australia award, which recognises outstanding industry people.
Cobram Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance after livestock was stolen from a dairy farm in Yarroweyah.
A rise in wild dog attacks is taking its toll on local sheep producers as they continue to suffer some of the worst attacks in 30 years.
Australia’s biggest sheep exporter is under criminal investigation over conditions on board its Middle East-bound vessels.
POLICE arrested two people and seized some drugs after swooping on a car outside Echuca Big W this morning. Members from the Bendigo Central Victorian Response Unit handcuffed an Echuca woman and man in the carpark about 8.45am following an...
A dramatic police chase came to a screeching halt in Tallygaroopna this afternoon, leaving locals stunned and grateful no-one was injured. The hour long chase reportedly reached speeds of nearly 200 kph as seven police pursuit vehicles attempted to...
A house is on fire in Elizabeth St Echuca with several fire crews on scene. Emergency services were called to the house at 8.35pm. The blaze is not yet under control. More to come