Bull market on record high
THERE is money in beef at the moment and this year’s bull selling season proved it, with the selling season again being a bull market for beef seedstock producers.
Manjimup beef steers top at 368c/kg
WHILE no records were broken, steady demand for the 170 cattle penned by the three agents at Manjimup recently gave a similar result to the last sale at the venue.
Harvey Beef creates new Coles meals range
WA beef processor Harvey Beef has launched its new range of WA premium steak cuts and marinated products exclusively in Coles stores in WA, to support local beef producers.
Shearers stories get better with re-telling
WITH the passing of time the sheep have got bigger and wrinklier, the journey north rougher and tougher, but the colourfulness of the characters and a basis in fact of tales they tell have changed lit...
New program to lift lambing numbers
THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) has launched a new surveillance program this year in a bid to identify the cause of newborn lamb deaths and ewe abortions.
One in 10 WA sheep have OJD: DAFWA
THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) predicts 10 per cent of WA's sheep flock is infected with Ovine Johne's Disease (OJD).
Persistence pays off for Auburn Valley stud
WHILE most of the State was in election mode, judges in the Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama wool shed were in selection mode, seeking the most superior fleece from the 97 exhibits.
Woolkabin stud breaks supreme drought
THE top award in the Merino ring has eluded one of Wagin Woolorama's longest serving exhibitors the Patterson family, Woolkabin stud, Woodanilling for more than 40 years.
Sheep milk products scoop dairy awards
A CHEESE made from sheep milk created WA dairy industry history last month.
Texel champions split between two studs
QUALITY rather than quantity would be the best way to sum up this year's Texel competition. Dropping to two studs from last year's four didn't affect the quality of any of the 21 entries, as both the...
Curlew Creek stud wins grand PD award
THE day of judging for the British and Australasian breeds at the 2017 Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama kicked off when the Suffolks, White Suffolks and Poll Dorsets made their way into the ring i...
Positive gong to sheep meat trade
THE sheep meat trade is tipped to meet unprecedented value in 2017, if exports continue on current trends.