Flock rams up for sale at Murchison East
Murchison East’s Heathmar Poll Dorset Stud will hold its 17th on-property sale on September 26, with 80 flock rams up for auction.
Poll Dorset, White Suffolk and Southdown rams will be up for auction at the Yentrac Prime Lamb Sires annual on-property sale on September 25.
Forty paddock-run and 10 shed-prepared rams will be up for sale at the Hynam Poll Merinos second on-property ram sale.
Leading Australian fashion retailers Country Road Group and David Jones have recently made the commitment to phase out mulesed sheep wool from their lines in an attempt to advocate better animal protection in the fashion industry.
Agriculture Victoria invites sheep and beef producers to a nutrition and management workshop with Dr Paul Cusack.
Livestock producer groups interested in running local projects to validate the on-farm benefits of research and development findings have until the end of August to apply for funding.
An alleged illegal abattoir near Melbourne is being investigated following claims of sheep being slaughtered inhumanely.
The Auditor-General has responded to The Greens, who sent a letter to the Australian National Audit Office requesting the Auditor-General conduct an examination of the live exports branch of the Department of Agriculture in light of allegations of mismanagement and falsification of official records.
Agriculture Victoria is holding a meeting for cherry growers on August 16, with research scientist Glenn Hale presenting the results from his research on temperature monitoring for Victorian cherries via air-freight to Vietnam.
The chance for one lucky buyer to receive $400 off the purchase price of a ram is the incentive the North East Merino Breeders Group hopes will bring buyers to its 24th annual ram sale.
Raised on a sheep property at tiny Costerfield, a 15-minute drive from Heathcote, Alan Harris never saw himself doing anything else.
A global research project, led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Western Australia, has identified compounds in Merino sheep wool that are attractive to Australian blowflies.
It is important to remember, even if the current dry seasonal conditions wane, many farmers will still be feeding-out to livestock due to the lack of nutritious pastures.
A push to make pain relief mandatory when mulesing sheep has been welcomed by the VFF Livestock Group, which says it will help to achieve the highest animal welfare outcomes.
A man was located with life-threatening injuries on the Murray Valley Highway in Cohuna. It is believed the incident happened about 6am but the man was unable to be revived and died at the scene. More to come
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