Younger Merino breeding ewes were in demand and attracted plenty of attention from competitive buyers at the Jamestown store sale on Thursday last week and helped pushed the sale’s top price to $200.
A PASSION for the sheep industry shone through for third-year university student Emily Webb Ware, who was selected as the highest achiever in the senior class for the SA Sheep Expo.
While returns for sheep are good, there are increasing costs particularly associated with the poor 2017 season in some areas, and the extra need for supplementary feed.
The goat industry has welcomed a stable price, with goats selling to $5.20 a kilogram carcaseweight for the past few months.
Michael McCormack says live animal exporters are ‘very much on notice’ and any that transgress in future should be stripped of their export licenses.
Bill Shorten has rocked political ranks today, in calling for an immediate ban on live sheep exports to the Middle East.
DISSENTING calls to ban live sheep exports within the Coalition government have been backed by the Greens but rejected by David Littleproud.
Students from across the state had a peek into the opportunities a career in agriculture could provide this week, after attending a four-day camp hosted across regional SA.
Future industry leaders will get a taste of all things ovine, with the SA Sheep Expo underway at the Adelaide Showground.