Bright end to wool selling season tipped

WITH a live wool auction moved forward to Tuesday next week to accommodate Anzac Day, there are only eight more selling weeks left in the record-breaking season at the Western Wool Centre (WWC).
WITH a live wool auction moved forward to Tuesday next week to accommodate Anzac Day, there are only eight more selling weeks left in the record-breaking season at the Western Wool Centre (WWC).
22 Apr 18  2 THE Awassi Express, the vessel at the centre of the latest live export turmoil, continues to sit in Fremantle Port.
21 Apr 18 PORT Hedland Export Depot co-owner Paul Brown’s announcement to build an abattoir in the Pilbara coincided with what he described as the second phase of his plans, to build an export...
ANIMALS Australia has succeeded in shutting down an abattoir in a foreign export market due to sheep-related breaches of the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS).
21 Apr 18 ANIMALS Australia has succeeded in shutting down an abattoir in a foreign export market due to sheep-related breaches of the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS).
MUCHEA was the place to bag a bargain last Friday if you were in the market for a Bos indicus sire.
18 Apr 18 MUCHEA was the place to bag a bargain last Friday if you were in the market for a Bos indicus sire.
18 Apr 18 NEW cattle breeding technologies have the ability to serve up massive gains in beef profitability but will amount to nothing if not taken up at the farmgate.
LAMBEX 2018 has released its program featuring a strong line-up of international and Australian speakers who will present on an array of local and global issues for the sheep and lamb industry.
15 Apr 18 LAMBEX 2018 has released its program featuring a strong line-up of international and Australian speakers who will present on an array of local and global issues for the sheep and lamb...
15 Apr 18 WA buyers were out in force and bid up strongly at the fourth biennial Bundara Downs White Suffolk and Poll Dorset mated ewe sale held late last month at Western Flat, South Australia.
YORK sheep producer Peter Boyle, who supplies more than 25,000 sheep to the live export trade each year, said he was against any move to shut down the trade for two to three months of the year.
15 Apr 18  2 YORK sheep producer Peter Boyle, who supplies more than 25,000 sheep to the live export trade each year, said he was against any move to shut down the trade for two to three months of...
14 Apr 18 SHEEP farmers across Australia are being sought to supply dung for a trial examining different worm drench resistance test methods.
LIVE exports from Australia were grounded this week after footage of sheep dying on a boat from Fremantle to the Middle East in August last year were aired on commercial television on Sunday night.
13 Apr 18 LIVE exports from Australia were grounded this week after footage of sheep dying on a boat from Fremantle to the Middle East in August last year were aired on commercial television on...
13 Apr 18 WITH unparalleled size and space, close proximity to a growing Asian middle class, and recent record cattle prices, ‘Developing the North’ has become an economic fixation for policy...
13 Apr 18 SHEEP meat and wool producers “deserve” the record prices they are seeing, according to Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) trade consultant Scott Carmody.
IN spite of the time of year, the general quality of the 1305 cattle penned at the Landmark Boyanup sale last week were outstanding with only the tail end types of lesser quality.
13 Apr 18 IN spite of the time of year, the general quality of the 1305 cattle penned at the Landmark Boyanup sale last week were outstanding with only the tail end types of lesser quality.
POOR returns and frustrating business conditions have convinced Elders to cut its last investment ties with the live export sector in Indonesia, selling its 8200-head feedlot and abattoir, near Jakarta.
13 Apr 18 POOR returns and frustrating business conditions have convinced Elders to cut its last investment ties with the live export sector in Indonesia, selling its 8200-head feedlot and...
26 Mar 18 THE State government continues to come under fire for its vision for the WA saleyard sector, although there is some delight that things are finally moving forward toward a new Boyanup...
CHANGES to sale rosters announced by the Western Australian Meat Industry Authority (WAMIA) could have a major impact on the whole cattle industry supply chain.
25 Mar 18 CHANGES to sale rosters announced by the Western Australian Meat Industry Authority (WAMIA) could have a major impact on the whole cattle industry supply chain.
PLENTY of discussion has been had about the issue of wild dogs in the northern parts of the WA Wheatbelt, but in the Southern Coastal farming area around Esperance, the local community is getting closer to a big win in the seemingly never-ending fight.
24 Mar 18 PLENTY of discussion has been had about the issue of wild dogs in the northern parts of the WA Wheatbelt, but in the Southern Coastal farming area around Esperance, the local community...
HOPEFULLY while you were at the Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama a few weeks ago you dropped in to see the cattle, more specifically, the Angus and Droughtmaster calves from Black Dog Ride.
24 Mar 18 HOPEFULLY while you were at the Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama a few weeks ago you dropped in to see the cattle, more specifically, the Angus and Droughtmaster calves from Black...
ESPERANCE commercial breeder Wes Graham was recognised for his commitment and contribution to the Angus breed on Tuesday when he was awarded the WA Angus Society’s prestigious Strathtay Trophy at the society’s annual general meeting.
23 Mar 18 ESPERANCE commercial breeder Wes Graham was recognised for his commitment and contribution to the Angus breed on Tuesday when he was awarded the WA Angus Society’s prestigious Strathtay...
23 Mar 18 THE Katanning saleyards will soon be using electronic National Vendor Declaration (NVD) forms for all stock movements.
THE ongoing discussion about building and operating new saleyards, to replace the Boyanup Saleyards, continued with a high-level roundtable discussion in Perth last week.
23 Mar 18  1 THE ongoing discussion about building and operating new saleyards, to replace the Boyanup Saleyards, continued with a high-level roundtable discussion in Perth last week.
VENDORS and buyers celebrated the 30th birthday of the Gingin Bull Sale last week with prices reaching a high of $17,000 for a Black Tara Angus bull.
14 Mar 18 VENDORS and buyers celebrated the 30th birthday of the Gingin Bull Sale last week with prices reaching a high of $17,000 for a Black Tara Angus bull.
WA farmers would be facing an “uphill” battle against changes to the Animal Welfare Act, according to WAFarmers Livestock Section president David Slade.
14 Mar 18 WA farmers would be facing an “uphill” battle against changes to the Animal Welfare Act, according to WAFarmers Livestock Section president David Slade.
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Good to know that thousands of caring people in all walks of life oppose the cruel live animal
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Good to know that thousands of caring people in all walks of life oppose the cruel live animal
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Good to know thousands of caring people in all walks of life oppose the cruel live animal trade.
FARMERS about to spray paddocks prior to sowing this season’s crops may find bargain prices for some herbicides have dried up.20 Apr 18 FARMERS about to spray paddocks prior to sowing this season’s crops may find bargain prices for some herbicides have...
The rooftop ballroom at Aloft Hotel overlooking Perth city skyline, Optus Stadium and the Swan River was a fitting venue on Saturday night to applaud the pinnacle of Elders Real Estate achievements for the past 12 months.14 Apr 18 The rooftop ballroom at Aloft Hotel overlooking Perth city skyline, Optus Stadium and the Swan River was a fitting...