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Christmas has come early for the Batt family of Boddington in the form of higher prices for their brilliant white wool clip.

With more than a quarter of the offering at stake, Elgin cattle supplier Michael Roberts is optimistic about his post-sale results as a vendor at the Elders Boyanup Supreme Springing Heifer Sale on …

A major Australian cattle producer says that while the market could soften in the new year, there will still be much value left inthe industry.

Harvey Fresh has offered to collect milk from the five dairy farmers it was ready to axe in January, providing each supplier with a six-month contract extension option.

For Neridup mixed enterprise farmer John Wallace, it has been a varied cropping season this year.

Beef backgrounding can add value to the industry without burning a hole in the producers pocket, according to Harvey Beef.

Former Facey Group executive officer Felicity Taylor has been appointed to head up the WA Lot Feeders Association, as the group attempts to reinvigorate the member-based organisation.

WA’s biggest meat processor has finalised multimillion-dollar expansion plans in preparation for a surge in demand from China for chilled lamb.

Muchea Livestock Centre was again in the spotlight this week over stock numbers, but unlike previous occasions when it struggled to cope with a flood of animals, this time the problem was at the …

Australian livestock exporters celebrated two of their top achievers at the industry’s annual gala dinner in Canberra last week, held as part of the LIVEXforum 2016 conference.

The WA Meat Marketing Co-Operative is poised to spend $9 million on robotics at its Katanning abattoir.

Australia's largest live animal export company, Wellard, has put two of its ships on the market.

Lamb processor V&V Walsh has rejected claims by sheep producers of price disparities in the national trade lamb market.

When Anne Snow was told by her holistic doctor she may have an allergy to standard cow’s milk and to start drinking A2 milk, buying a milking doe may have been an extreme measure.

The shed that Lena Krog was working in at Cascade last week was typical of so many sheds during shearing in WA.

Stud Merino and Border Leicester sheep stalwart Robert Keamy has died, after a long battle with cancer.

After cutting three producers from its contracts, Brownes appears to have slashed its farmgate milk price for selected suppliers.

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