'IT'S A SHAMBLES' at Muchea

MUCHEA Livestock Centre has been described by members of the livestock industry as nothing short of a shambles.
MUCHEA Livestock Centre has been described by members of the livestock industry as nothing short of a shambles.
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PHILLIP Hughes was a grounded young man, who never lost his passion for life on the land as his cricketing career took off. PHILLIP Hughes was a grounded young man, who never lost his passion for life on the land as his cricketing career took off.
THE chief of Australia's biggest sheep research body can't understand why so many Merino sheep breeders continue to ignore genetic selection tools. THE chief of Australia's biggest sheep research body can't understand why so many Merino sheep breeders continue to ignore genetic selection tools.
SPECULATION on Barnaby Joyce’s potential elevation to Deputy PM due to Warren Truss’ ill health has been dismissed by party sources. SPECULATION on Barnaby Joyce’s potential elevation to Deputy PM due to Warren Truss’ ill health has been dismissed by party sources.
ANIMAL cruelty charges in the high profile NSW case against Wally’s Piggery have been dismissed. ANIMAL cruelty charges in the high profile NSW case against Wally’s Piggery have been dismissed.
A NEW MSA Index model has given the Australian red meat industry a clearer picture of producer performance, and Tasmania has come out on top.
26 Nov 14  1 A NEW MSA Index model has given the Australian red meat industry a clearer picture of producer performance, and Tasmania has come out on top. | The island that drives Aussie Wagyu 
MUCH to the relief of local farms, the Yilgarn Gap in the dog fence has closed.
24 Nov 14 MUCH to the relief of local farms, the Yilgarn Gap in the dog fence has closed.
IT’S been ‘business as usual’ for prominent rural export company Wellard in 2014 after a relatively quiet 2013, and there are high hopes of an even sturdier 2015 according to Executive Chairman Mauro Balzarini.
22 Nov 14 IT’S been ‘business as usual’ for prominent rural export company Wellard in 2014 after a relatively quiet 2013, and there are high hopes of an even sturdier 2015 according to Executive...
SYDNEY'S bustling Fish Markets on Blackwattle Bay hosted today's launch of the OceanWatch Master Fishermen Programme, on World Fisheries Day.
21 Nov 14  2 SYDNEY'S bustling Fish Markets on Blackwattle Bay hosted today's launch of the OceanWatch Master Fishermen Programme, on World Fisheries Day. | Aquaculture in box seat for... 
ANIMAL cruelty charges in the high profile NSW case against Wally’s Piggery have been dismissed.
20 Nov 14  8 ANIMAL cruelty charges in the high profile NSW case against Wally’s Piggery have been dismissed.
Chinese giant New Hope will invest up to $500 million in Australian dairy farms and processing plants as part of a deal with ASX-listed Freedom Foods in what could be the first of many deals fuelled by the historic China-Australia free trade agreement.
19 Nov 14 Chinese giant New Hope will invest up to $500 million in Australian dairy farms and processing plants as part of a deal with ASX-listed Freedom Foods in what could be the first of many...
‘Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.’- Winston Churchill.
THOSE words ring true for Ashley, Chris and Sally Kirk who have persevered and continued fighting since their highly-reputable Rockley Brahman stud was placed under quarantine after three of their stud cows tested positive to Bovine Johne’s Disease (BJD) on November 26, 2012.
18 Nov 14  1 ‘Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.’- Winston Churchill. THOSE words ring true for Ashley, Chris and Sally Kirk who have persevered...
THE red hot cattle market continued to go from strength to strength at last week's Landmark Boyanup store sale with prices up across the board.
15 Nov 14 THE red hot cattle market continued to go from strength to strength at last week's Landmark Boyanup store sale with prices up across the board.
THE Archibull Prize moved into the egg and poultry industries for the first time in 2014, and students got to experience the whole chicken farming process.
14 Nov 14 THE Archibull Prize moved into the egg and poultry industries for the first time in 2014, and students got to experience the whole chicken farming process. | Archibull's shear delight  | Sharing the message of beef... 
GRASS-FED levy payers will have more sway over how they're represented on the Meat and Livestock Australia's (MLA's) director selection committee after today's voting at the MLA annual general meeting.
13 Nov 14  3 GRASS-FED levy payers will have more sway over how they're represented on the Meat and Livestock Australia's (MLA's) director selection committee after today's voting at the MLA annual...
EXPORTING one million head of live cattle to China could prove an unreachable goal, according to Australian Livestock Exporters Council boss Alison Penfold.
13 Nov 14 EXPORTING one million head of live cattle to China could prove an unreachable goal, according to Australian Livestock Exporters Council boss Alison Penfold.
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A SOUTH West feedlot has been broken into and vandalised by activists early Tuesday morning.
11 Nov 14  19 UPDATED: A SOUTH West feedlot has been broken into and vandalised by activists early Tuesday morning.
THE development of the world-first Live Export Global Assurance Program (LEGAP) for the industry has been praised as a breakthrough for animal welfare standards across the globe.
11 Nov 14  7 THE development of the world-first Live Export Global Assurance Program (LEGAP) for the industry has been praised as a breakthrough for animal welfare standards across the globe.
AUSTRALIA is being ranked against the rest of the world to analyse where it stands compared to rival export nations' animal welfare standards and practices.
10 Nov 14 AUSTRALIA is being ranked against the rest of the world to analyse where it stands compared to rival export nations' animal welfare standards and practices.
THE Borroloola community is demanding answers after a new independent report revealed nine out of 10 fish tested near the McArthur River mine site contained dangerously high levels of lead.
07 Nov 14 THE Borroloola community is demanding answers after a new independent report revealed nine out of 10 fish tested near the McArthur River mine site contained dangerously high levels of lead.
PHOTOGRAPHS of a den of wild dog pups on an outback station took out the winning prize in the IA CRC's national Feral Photos competition.
06 Nov 14 PHOTOGRAPHS of a den of wild dog pups on an outback station took out the winning prize in the IA CRC's national Feral Photos competition.
RAINFALL across most of the east was ‘below average’ to ‘very much below average’ in October, continuing an exceptionally dry run.
03 Nov 14 RAINFALL across most of the east was ‘below average’ to ‘very much below average’ in October, continuing an exceptionally dry run. | Tagging decision applauded by...  | Use ESCAS for edge: Keogh 
ANIMAL welfare activists have launched an ad campaign with images of distressed ducks at NSW farms, targeting Sydney's Chinese community.
03 Nov 14  6 ANIMAL welfare activists have launched an ad campaign with images of distressed ducks at NSW farms, targeting Sydney's Chinese community. | Voiceless vocal about farm raid... 
THE conclusion of the 2014 ram selling season has coincided with the end of an era for Centre Plus WA.
01 Nov 14 THE conclusion of the 2014 ram selling season has coincided with the end of an era for Centre Plus WA.
CHINA’S appetite for Australia’s livestock will not impact trade ties with Indonesia if managed correctly, according to industry leaders.
31 Oct 14  3 CHINA’S appetite for Australia’s livestock will not impact trade ties with Indonesia if managed correctly, according to industry leaders. | LSS in new live ex fracas  | Live ex class action moves forward 
WHAT a season it has been for stud breeders, who have certainly reaped the rewards of growing confidence in the WA sheep industry.
31 Oct 14 WHAT a season it has been for stud breeders, who have certainly reaped the rewards of growing confidence in the WA sheep industry.
SEAFOOD remains the most consumed animal protein internationally, which is great news for Australia, according to a new report.
30 Oct 14 SEAFOOD remains the most consumed animal protein internationally, which is great news for Australia, according to a new report. | How Huon netted a fortune 
IF YOU can't be at the LIVEXForum 2014 in Melbourne today, follow the conversation here.
30 Oct 14 IF YOU can't be at the LIVEXForum 2014 in Melbourne today, follow the conversation here. | Simon Crean new ALEC boss  | Live ex ban: the costs incurred 
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RIP Phillip Hughes. I am sure Phillip would not want the bowler's name mentioned in this most
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/2 Unless & until someone comes up with- economic unsubsidise storage to allow 24/7 availability
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Max, read the International Energy Agency's report on fossil fuel subsidies, just one among many
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