ANIMAL activists spent several hours on the roof of a Strathalbyn abattoir today, protesting the treatment of livestock processed at the facility.
NO one could accuse judge Meat & Livestock Australia Meat Standards Australia operations manager Hayley Robinson of showing favouritism in the led steers on-hook section, with a range of breeds taking out broad ribbons.
IT was the day for siblings in the led steers on-hoof judging, with two sets winning both champion and reserve champion ribbons.
South African genetics have helped Knockando Beef Cattle, Cowirra, to breed outstanding Brahman sires according to judge Matt Kirk, Carinya Brahman stud, Mundubbera, Qld, who sashed the stud’s bull grand champion.
MORE than 60 years of Poll Hereford breeding went under the hammer at the Pitlochry Station dispersal sale at Tilley Swamp on Thursday last week, with 165 heifers sold to $1080, averaging $1038.
SALEYARD prices for cattle would be very different this year if it was not for the state’s growing feedlot industry, according to SA Beef Industry Blueprint Working Group chairman Bruce Creek.
ANGUS Youth 2017 scholarship recipient Samantha Neumann has had many “pinch yourself moments” in the past six months in the United States Midwest.
A 6000-HEAD feedlot business is the hub of Princess Royal’s integrated agriculture business in the Mid North.
AUSTRALIANS expect good quality livestock meat of life to consumers and have a quick, painless death, according to University of Adelaide postdoctoral candidate Emily Buddle.
NUMBERS jumped for what has become an annual event as students from schools in the Mid North gets hands-on training in cattle handling.