After a fierce bidding war, WA billionaire Andrew Forrest has emerged as the likely buyer of a Kimberley high-quality cattle station.
WA’s northern pastoral industry has stabilised after a crippling dry spell last year caused record fire sale of cattle to the live export market.
Australia’s red meat industry hopes to be a major winner in a potential free trade pact between Australia and the United Kingdom.
The State Government has bumped up its Sheep and Goat Industry Funding Scheme contribution to 17¢ to help bankroll its $2.25 million wild dog eradication grants program.
Strong restocker demand driven by a national cattle herd at 25-year lows and producers looking to rebuild saw the EYCI Cattle reach a record high of 772¢/kg in mid-June.
A pair of Limousin cattle farmers from Boyanup have scooped the top gong at this year’s prestigious Harvey Beef Gate 2 Plate award at a gala event in Albany tonight.
Bob Garnant and Cally Dupe
The ram-selling season will soon commence and kicking it off at Ashley Lock’s annual display of stud rams in Narrogin was a gathering of top industry participants.
An Aboriginal group has lost out on a bid for the cattle station, which is set to fetch more than $30 million, to wealthier pastoralists.
After five long weeks, the live export carrier and its cargo of WA sheep have arrived safely at its end destination in the Middle East.
Markets have thinned out across the country during the past week with processors on reduced shifts or shutting down for maintenance.
A decision on whether the operators of a Pilbara cattle station will be charged with animal cruelty should be known in August, after COVID-19 delayed action from the State Solicitor.
The Federal Government has been ordered to pay $2.936 million in damages to the Brett Cattle Company for the 2011 decision to ban live cattle exports to Indonesia.
The new perennial pasture Lanza tedera has proven its worth as a valuable autumn feed option at one of the properties where it was developed on.
Australia’s dairy industry is set for an energy efficiency overhaul, with $10 million up for grabs to upgrade equipment and help slash energy consumption.
WA’s biggest livestock saleyard will open to vendors for the first time in three months next week in line with easing COVID-19 restrictions.
A perfect storm has seen WA trade lamb prices hover between 700¢/kg and 826¢/kg since late February.
WA sheepmeat exports reached record values in 2019, according to the latest sheep industry snapshot from Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.
Meat and Livestock Australia has launched its new winter lamb campaign with a focus on bridging the isolation gap and bringing people together through cooking Australian lamb.
In WA, lamb prices increased slightly last week after several weeks of stagnant public bids with V&V Walsh increasing its XB lamb price by $0.20 to $8.20.
After a dramatic few weeks, the live export carrier still won’t be able to depart for the Middle East as planned.
WA saleyards could be a hive of socially distanced activity next week as vendors return to the yards for the first time in about three months.
A parliamentary bid by Tasmanian Independent MP Andrew Wilkie to stop live export carrier the Al Kuwait from leaving Australian waters has failed.
There is finally some certainty over the fate of almost 50,000 sheep destined for Kuwait, after efforts by an activist group to stop the delayed shipment from Fremantle were dismissed.
A pre-budget cash splash of $8.3 million to continue WA’s Northern Beef Development program for four years will create a swag of new projects and the continue existing irrigated agriculture trials.
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