Sheep auction to raise funds
Sheep producers will be able to contribute to the annual fundraiser for the Royal Children’s Hospital at Shepparton Regional Saleyards this Friday.
Shepparton Regional Saleyards will have a new manager from the start of next year but the rest of the staff are set to stay on.
The third stage of the Euroa Saleyards redevelopment could be completed under a future Coalition government, the National Party has promised.
Dry conditions were the reason for a lack of buyers at Tatura stud Yentrac’s seventh annual ram sale.
Intensifying poor conditions across many of Australia’s key sheep production areas have seen a significant upward revision of sheep slaughter forecasts for 2018.
Pepperton Poll Dorset and White Suffolk rams produced by Roger and Dianne Trewick at Elmore will be up for sale on October 15.
It is a new requirement that anyone selling livestock must include the Property Identification Code (PIC) of the property at which the livestock are kept in any advertisement for the sale of those livestock.
At this time of year an outbreak of milk fever or hypocalcaemia could be expected and may only become apparent by the confronting sight of dead and dying sheep, especially after feeding grain for a prolonged period.
Electronic sheep tags will be available to Victorian producers from 55¢ next year, with the tags to remain the cheapest in the country.
A total of 22 rams were sold at Hynam Poll Dorset Stud’s inaugural on-farm sale, with an average price of $1204.
The crippling drought scorching farmland across eastern Australia has failed to sap the overall value of the nation’s agriculture sector.
If you are looking for a top White Suffolk ram, Katandra will be the place to be on October 3.
After a push to ban live sheep exports failed, the Federal Government has put the heat back on Labor to pass draft laws beefing up penalties for cruelty.
Producers are finding well designed and positioned stock containment areas can take the sting out of managing livestock during challenging seasonal conditions, and one of those producers is Jim Young.
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