Change to non-mulesed wool rises despite initial lag in progress

Vanessa Binks
By Vanessa Binks
May 26 2022 - 12:50am
PRODUCTION CEASED: South Gap Pastoral's Kate Greenfield via Pt Augusta believes industry is at a crossroad with mulesing practices and has decided to cease Merino wool production this year to avoid further challenges.

MORE than a decade after the Merino sector backed away from a proposed industry-wide target to phase out mulesing, the divide among mules and unmulesed woolgrowers is still evident, but it seems most have accepted the inevitable path ahead.

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Vanessa Binks

Vanessa Binks

Markets Editor/Journalist

I am the Markets Editor and journalist at the Stock Journal. I am based at Nuriootpa in SA's lower north.

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