Flock talk articles on: Fencing – an investment in the wool industry Do you improve your sheep and wool business, or change enterprises. Click here to view these articles. Published in the Queensland Country Life 15 December 2016.
Selling store lambs ‘less risky’ for most producers Queensland producers should be flexible when making lamb marketing decisions, but the quicker turn off that comes with selling stores generally brings greater returns than grain feeding, according to a sheep and wool adviser. Mr Duddy said high store lamb prices have made feedlotting ‘reasonably risky’ in … Read more
Prime lambs are now being produced in many areas which are a long way to markets and by people new to the sheep industry. This raises the question ‘How do you consign your lambs and sheep so that they arrive in the best possible condition and value?’ Tony Dunn, Livestock Buyer for Fletchers International, suggested … Read more
Find out if you are eligible for a transport subsidy for restocking and important considerations before accessing it. This transport subsidy for restocking is part of the Queensland Government Drought Relief Assistance Scheme. Presenter is Damien O’Sullivan (Senior Extension Officer), Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Kingaroy.
Find out if you are eligible for a transport subsidy for stock returning from agistment and important considerations before accessing it. This transport subsidy for stock returning from agistment is part of the Queensland Government Drought Relief Assistance Scheme. Presenter is Damien O’Sullivan (Senior Extension Officer), Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Kingaroy.
Alternative funding strategies for young sheep producers! Do you want to enter the sheep industry, but feel finance is too hard to obtain? Do you wish to set up your sheep enterprise separate from existing family arrangements? Would you like to get a better understanding of what financiers are after when you apply? Brad Sewell, … Read more
Bec Brayley (Biosecurity Inspector), Department of Agriculture and Fisheries recently spoke about: frequently asked NLIS (National Livestock Identification System) questions tips for getting the most out of your NLIS system transport guidelines including “is it fit to load” and time off feed and water. To view the presentation slides click here.
Watch this webinar recording and listen to Stuart McCullough CEO of Australian Wool Innovation speak about: – Wool prices – Eastern Market Indicator – Finances – China Strategy – Levies spend – Marketing – Off Farm Research – On Farm Research – Wool Selling Systems Review (WSSR) – Industry digital technology innovation
Will the wool market change anytime soon, and what will drive this change? In this webinar, leading global wool market analyst Chris Wilcox will share valuable insights into the current and future export market demand. Mecardo’s Robert Herrmann will then look at the Australian supply situation, including the multi-year seasonal effect on micron and supply. Importantly, … Read more
In this webinar, MLA’s Chief Economist, Tim McRae, summarised MLA’s 2014 mid-year sheepmeat industry projections released on 4 August. Mecardo’s Robert Herrmann then took a look at what these projections mean for Australian sheepmeat producers and the market outlook.