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CHRIS Murphy cracked a winner managing INXS in the 80s, but now has broken into something completely different: the free-range egg market.
CHRIS Murphy cracked a winner managing INXS in the 80s, but now has broken into something completely different: the free-range egg market.
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A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable. A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable.
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders. A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders.
AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring. AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring.
GOAT producer Jo Stewart is an entrepreneur, according to her husband Craig who says she is always looking for something to call her own.
24 Oct 14 GOAT producer Jo Stewart is an entrepreneur, according to her husband Craig who says she is always looking for something to call her own.
THE 2014 annual Ravensbourne Santa Gertrudis sale topped at $11,000 on Tuesday.
23 Oct 14 THE 2014 annual Ravensbourne Santa Gertrudis sale topped at $11,000 on Tuesday.
THE Mareeba Stock and Rural Crime Squad Detectives and Ravenshoe Police are currently investigating the theft of five large cattle skulls from Glen Gordon Station near Millstream.
15 Oct 14 THE Mareeba Stock and Rural Crime Squad Detectives and Ravenshoe Police are currently investigating the theft of five large cattle skulls from Glen Gordon Station near Millstream.
VOICELESS has praised the defeat of proposed farm raid legislation in South Australia as a win for animal protection and media reporting.
06 Oct 14  17 VOICELESS has praised the defeat of proposed farm raid legislation in South Australia as a win for animal protection and media reporting. | 'Vigilantes' not 'activists':... 
WHAT'S a 19-year-old to do when she has a burgeoning business, but no financial history on which to base a loan for expansion?
29 Sep 14  2 WHAT'S a 19-year-old to do when she has a burgeoning business, but no financial history on which to base a loan for expansion? | 'Vigilantes' not 'activists':... 
THERE is growing concern that a lack of funding will not allow WA a seat at the table of a national group formed to address the wild dog problem across Australia.
27 Sep 14 THERE is growing concern that a lack of funding will not allow WA a seat at the table of a national group formed to address the wild dog problem across Australia.
RED Brangus bulls were the attraction at the Gracemere Saleyards on Tuesday, September 23, for the Classic Red sale.
24 Sep 14 RED Brangus bulls were the attraction at the Gracemere Saleyards on Tuesday, September 23, for the Classic Red sale.
WITH a sale-topping $66,000 the National Alpaca sale went off with a bang at Bendigo, Victoria, on the weekend.
22 Sep 14 WITH a sale-topping $66,000 the National Alpaca sale went off with a bang at Bendigo, Victoria, on the weekend.
AUSTRALIAN livestock exporters will hold their annual industry showcase in Melbourne at the end of next month.
19 Sep 14 AUSTRALIAN livestock exporters will hold their annual industry showcase in Melbourne at the end of next month. | ESCAS exemption touted for... 
GOATS are booming – supply and prices are up, processing infrastructure is being developed and those in the industry are confident of a good few years ahead.
18 Sep 14  1 GOATS are booming – supply and prices are up, processing infrastructure is being developed and those in the industry are confident of a good few years ahead.
THE most recent fodder prices, according to Dairy Australia, were mixed across the reported regions in comparison to last year.
16 Sep 14 THE most recent fodder prices, according to Dairy Australia, were mixed across the reported regions in comparison to last year. | Hard road to new yards 
THE Victorian Government will abolish the 3km buffer zone on dogmen trapping and baiting for wild dogs on crown land, but the move is just 'vote bait' say some farmers.
11 Sep 14 THE Victorian Government will abolish the 3km buffer zone on dogmen trapping and baiting for wild dogs on crown land, but the move is just 'vote bait' say some farmers.
PRODUCERS have welcomed Barnaby Joyce's move to reduce red tape for livestock exporters without compromising animal welfare standards.
11 Sep 14  1 PRODUCERS have welcomed Barnaby Joyce's move to reduce red tape for livestock exporters without compromising animal welfare standards.
IMPORTERS who breach biosecurity laws will not be tolerated, the Department of Agriculture said after a WA ruling this week.
10 Sep 14 IMPORTERS who breach biosecurity laws will not be tolerated, the Department of Agriculture said after a WA ruling this week.
SENATOR Bridget McKenzie says on-farm trespassers who gather video footage covertly are vigilantes not animal rights activists.
10 Sep 14  28 SENATOR Bridget McKenzie says on-farm trespassers who gather video footage covertly are vigilantes not animal rights activists. | 'Not condoning illegal acts': RSPCA  | Mandatory reporting... 
KAROO Angus, Meadow Flat, made another top price at its annual sale today, topping at $30,000.
08 Sep 14 KAROO Angus, Meadow Flat, made another top price at its annual sale today, topping at $30,000.
A MASSIVE new livestock sales exchange outside Yass, NSW, will see more than 1.2 million sheep and 150,000 head of cattle pass through every year.
08 Sep 14 A MASSIVE new livestock sales exchange outside Yass, NSW, will see more than 1.2 million sheep and 150,000 head of cattle pass through every year. | Winter sheep results ease  | Rising to cattle challenge 
AUSTRALIA'S biggest kangaroo meat exporter has a message for Moscow: hooroo and hop off.
08 Sep 14  5 AUSTRALIA'S biggest kangaroo meat exporter has a message for Moscow: hooroo and hop off.
THE “Ardnai” flock carries the high-fertility Booroola gene which was introduced with ewes Julie Brien bought from Victoria in the mid 2000s.
08 Sep 14 THE “Ardnai” flock carries the high-fertility Booroola gene which was introduced with ewes Julie Brien bought from Victoria in the mid 2000s.
THE organic sector in the EU is expanding by around 500,000ha each year, yet still represents only 5.4pc of the total ag area.
05 Sep 14 THE organic sector in the EU is expanding by around 500,000ha each year, yet still represents only 5.4pc of the total ag area.
STRONG demand from local and international markets is driving the goat market, which agents say should last into the new year.
04 Sep 14  1 STRONG demand from local and international markets is driving the goat market, which agents say should last into the new year.
AUSTRALIAN Pork Limited’s new strategic plan will target greater transparency on animal welfare standards to improve consumer confidence.
28 Aug 14 AUSTRALIAN Pork Limited’s new strategic plan will target greater transparency on animal welfare standards to improve consumer confidence.
WHEN it comes to animal welfare, veterinarian Geoffry Fordyce has seen a dramatic shift in attitude amongst cattle producers over the past few decades.
27 Aug 14 WHEN it comes to animal welfare, veterinarian Geoffry Fordyce has seen a dramatic shift in attitude amongst cattle producers over the past few decades.

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I don't know that that's all so. People generally do best if far from home...thus Aussie
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My grand-daughter, very confident and presentable, now 22 began work in Nth Shore Sydney as
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whilst much input is noted here I think Mouse was close to the point. . Of the several methods
MEAT and Livestock Australia (MLA) has announced it will be closing the doors of its Perth office.2:00 AM MEAT and Livestock Australia (MLA) has announced it will be closing the doors of its Perth office.
THE Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA has called for an immediate State-wide plan to tackle the wild dog problem.24 Oct 14 THE Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA has called for an immediate State-wide plan to tackle the wild dog...