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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.

Sheep summary by MLA

At Wagga, lamb numbers increased 13% to 26,000 head. (more…)...

Rural Bank kicks off annual search for brightest ag-talent
Rural Bank kicks off annual search for brightest ag-talent

As the year comes to a close for school leavers, Rural Bank is calling those pursuing a career in agriculture to seek a 2017 Rural Bank...

UDV efforts see dairy loans open for NDP suppliers
UDV efforts see dairy loans open for NDP suppliers

Farmers affected by the retrospective price cuts implemented by collapsed milk processor National Dairy Products are now eligible for the Federal Government’s dairy assistance package after...

Australian cattle prices set records in 2016
Australian cattle prices set records in 2016

The tightening of cattle supplies across Australia has protected domestic markets from softening international prices, and resulted in another year of record high cattle prices in...

$500,000 boost to Australia’s Foot & Mouth Disease biosecurity defence

Producers, stock handlers, private and government vets and animal health policy-makers will receive first-hand insight into dealing with Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) thanks to the Federal Government’s...

Busy and productive year for Pork CRC
Busy and productive year for Pork CRC

By Pork CRC CEO, Roger Campbell. Although 2017 is fast approaching, it seems like 2016 will never end. While it’s been a long, busy and productive 2016 for...

Red meat industry to discuss DEXA technology rollout

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) will bring members from across the red meat industry together to further discuss DEXA technology at a consultation workshop in Brisbane. ...

Latest sheep summary

Lamb throughput at CTLX Carcoar decreased 3%, to 9,300 head. A good quality yarding were on offer, with new season lambs to suit processor and store orders...

Daily cattle summary

Cattle throughput declined 10% at Dalby – to 5,633 head. (more…)...

Tribute to NLIS board for its ‘vision and leadership’

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has paid tribute to the outgoing board of the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) Limited, lauding their leadership in developing and...

Cattle summary by MLA

At Roma Store, cattle throughput increased 63% to 7,500 head. (more…)...

Daily sheep summary

At Forbes, lamb throughput increased 27% to 14,500 head. Information sourced from MLA. (more…)...