When awarding the supreme breed exhibit to Greg Good, Bowen Suffolks, Millthorpe, NSW for his champion ram, judge Andrew Frick, Gypsum Hill Suffolk stud, Padthaway, SA, noted the outstanding productive qualities of the animal.
A new vaccine has pricked the ears of producers battling footrot in their flock, but is the new vaccine too costly and labour intensive to make a difference?
Containment yards are woolgrower Sean McDougall’s secret weapon to farm management, estimated to have returned more than $95,000 from the initial investment three years ago.
INCREASED pressure is on Australia’s border protection to identify and decontaminate international travellers arriving in Australia from countries where Foot-and-Mouth Disease is endemic.
Kym Thomas phased out Merino sheep on her Cunnamulla property in 2008, and by 2012 had begun experimenting with the new Australian White meat sheep breed.
Testing is showing that fat from Australian White sheep has a melting point similar to Wagyu meat, giving it big ticks in the eating quality and health worlds.
People from as far afield as Aramac and Gatton travelled to Cunnamulla to find out more about the Australian White meat sheep breed.
A decision to introduce Kalahari goats into the small animal enterprise at Cooladdi looks like paying off, both in animal survival rates and in dollars for the bottom line.
NEW Zealand’s persistence to “upgrade” its Free Trade Agreement with China is set to chew a slice from Australia’s export agreement with the Asian powerhouse.
A free trade deal with affluent Europe might take many years to complete, but it will critical for Australian meat producers