Livestock

  1. Cattle farmers brace for execution fallout

    Cattle farmers brace for execution fallout

    Cattle producers in WA's north are bracing for any impact on trade from the executions.

  2. Wool sale shift concern

    Wool sale shift concern

    WAFarmers' submission to the Wool Systems Selling Review, which recommended centralised selling be based in Melbourne, deliberately intended to be controversial to promote debate within the State's industry.

  3. WAMMCO award to Corrigin breeders

    WAMMCO award to Corrigin breeders

    Two branches and several generations of Corrigin's Poultney family have combined many years of sheepbreeding experience in a SAMM/Dohne/Merino prime lamb partnership that has won WAMMCO's Producer of the Month award for March 2015.

  4. $6000 bull tops Narngulu sale

    $6000 bull tops Narngulu sale

    Bos indicus bulls sold to a top of $6000 at the annual WALSA Invitational Narngulu Bull Sale, held last week at the Coolina Sale Complex.

  5. Biara sale to $9500 peak

    Biara sale to $9500 peak

    Green grazing paddocks paved the way to the Hasleby family's 10th annual on-property bull sale at Northampton, a sign of good things to come for the cattle industry.

  6. Shearing school offer for PETA

    Shearing school offer for PETA

    WAFarmers has launched a Kickstarter campaign to send Jona Weinhofen, the face of PETA's latest anti-shearing campaign, to shearing school for a hands-on education about Australia's wool industry.

  7. Breeding a brighter future

    Breeding a brighter future

    China's surge in agricultural development has created a niche opportunity for Kojonup's Simon and Rebecca Bell to help Australian sheep studs export their genetics.

  8. Kidman cattle sell-off

    Kidman cattle sell-off

    Australia's largest private landholders have put their cattle business up for sale amid strong overseas demand for local agriculture.

  9. PETA pulls wool over eyes

    PETA pulls wool over eyes

    An emotive anti-shearing social media campaign by animal-activist group PETA has been hijacked by a barrage of angry responses from across the country.

  10. Call to keep WA wool sales

    Call to keep WA wool sales

    PJ Morris wool exporter Peter Morris said it was likely a group of buyers would make an appeal to WAFarmers, after the lobby group's submission to Australian Wool Innovation's independent review of the wool-selling system.

  11. Top marks for lamb club

    Top marks for lamb club

    Challenges facing the lamb industry were discussed at the More Sheep 100%+ Club producer awards event held last week in Osborne Park.

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