The Stock Take: Mecardo's Olivia Agar writes about current trends in the restocker market.
The attempt by Animals Australia to stop 56,000 sheep from being exported from the Fremantle Port last week aboard the MV Ocean Drover was "unprecedented", according to Australian Livestock Exporters' Council (ALEC) chief executive officer Mark Harvey-Sutton.
WESTERN Wool Centre (WWC) live auctions last week recorded a clearance rate of just 41 per cent, the lowest in 16 years.
Work on the long-awaited 660 kilometre Esperance extension of the historic State Barrier Fence has started after an official opening at Ravensthorpe last week, but native title issues will still need to be ironed out before it is completed.
Murdoch University researcher Amy Lockwood has been investigating the relationship between lambing density and lamb survival, finding smaller mob sizes improve marking percentages.