RIVERINE HERALD – by Contributor – “Lamb and sheep numbers remained low in another mixed winter yarding at Deniliquin on Tuesday.
Of the 4260 yarded, 3300 were lambs and 960 were sheep.
The few better quality lines of lambs had been supplemented on grain and were in shorter-length skins, while the full wool lambs didn’t always handle well for carcase finish.”
FIBRE2FASHION – “Zeven, the multi-dimensional sportswear brand, in association with The Woolmark Company, has brought to Coimbatore, innovative products using merino wool. Known to drive innovations in their fields, Zeven and Woolmark had collaborated earlier this year to design and develop t-shirts made from 80 per cent merino wool for the Royal Challengers Bangalore team.”
CABOOLTURE NEWS – by Lyndal Reading – “SUFFOLKS have been a passion for Deva Weitman, since her grandfather gifted her some of the sheep when she was 12 years old.
Ms Weitman, who hails from Washington State, US, runs blue rock highlands and suffolks at Romsey, Victoria, with her husband Mark Clement.”
WOOLNEWS.NET – “… Wool remains strong at new Milano Unica… Australian dollar keeps climbing… Why we need to tell our wool stories differently… “
THE NATIONAL – by Sarah Maisey – “Founded in 1953, the International Woolmark Prize has helped launch the careers of many designers, including a certain Karl Lagerfeld. We report on the regional finals in Dubai.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “THE new National Sheep Health Declaration has been released to replace the former sheep health statement, with an additional question on weeds.”
STOCK & LAND – by Laura Griffin – “The North East Merino Breeders Group has again expanded its annual ram sale to include one more stud and 10 more rams compared to last year’s sale.
This year, eight studs will offer 60 high quality Merino and Poll Merino rams on Tuesday, August 15.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “AN image of a flying Merino lamb is among the finalists in the 2017 Life and Light Photo Competition run by Western Local Land Services and Western Landcare NSW.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “POLWARTH breeders are rebelling against the description of their wool as crossbred or comeback in the Australian auction system.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “CONTRACT price premiums have never been higher for sustainably produced traditional superfine Merino wool accredited under New England Wool’s SustainaWOOL Integrity Scheme, NEW managing director Andrew Blanch said.”