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Secrets of cow emotions

Cows that pass you on the right might be giving you the “evil eye”, according to an international study that could help cattle breeders reduce animal stress and anxiety levels.

Producers to discuss research priorities at Pooncarie
Producers to discuss research priorities at Pooncarie

Western New South Wales livestock producers have the opportunity to find out more about regionally relevant research, development, and adoption (RD&A) that could be beneficial to...

On-farm biosecurity and sheep disease workshop
On-farm biosecurity and sheep disease workshop

Landholders throughout the Western region have the opportunity to increase their knowledge in a number of important areas through a series of on-farm biosecurity and sheep...

Applications invited for producer event sponsorship
Applications invited for producer event sponsorship

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is calling on organisers of grassroots producer events in the 2017/18 financial year to submit their applications for sponsorship funding. (more…)...

Breeder herd management property tours
Breeder herd management property tours

Two innovative cattle breeding producers in north Queensland are opening their doors to producers in central Queensland to showcase their management strategies and success stories. (more…)...

ParaBoss set to expand to cattle

Beef producers will soon have a valuable new tool to assist them in the fight against parasites, which cost Australian cattle producers in excess of $350...

South Coast Holstein named Supreme Champion Dairy Female
South Coast Holstein named Supreme Champion Dairy Female

After a detailed countback process which resulted in the need for a final adjudicator, a Holstein cow from Jaspers Brush in the NSW Shoalhaven has won...

Record carcase weights to offset drop in slaughter in 2017
Record carcase weights to offset drop in slaughter in 2017

Australia’s cattle market has been rejuvenated by recent rainfall across many parts of Australia, ensuring cattle prices will remain higher year-on-year for the first six months...

Leaders sought to steer beef future

The Red Meat Advisory Council (RMAC) has today (Tuesday 18 April 2017) called for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for Australian beef industry leaders to contribute to...

BeefUp event heading to Western Queensland

Building multi-generational businesses and on-farm resilience in the face of ongoing drought will be among the topics discussed at Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) BeefUp Day...

Australia’s Beef Language set for enhancement

The AUS-MEAT Language, used across all elements of Australia’s beef industry, will be modernised to ensure greater consistency and better reflect consumer requirements, as part of...

Trying time for pork markets here and abroad
Trying time for pork markets here and abroad

By Pork CRC CEO Dr Roger Campbell. I spent a week in the USA in mid-March 2017 to attend the Mid-West animal science meetings and catch up...

Livestock industry demands action on pre-sale weighing
Livestock industry demands action on pre-sale weighing

The livestock industry is outraged at the failure of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to deal with transparency at cattle sale yards in its review...