SHEEP CENTRAL – “INCREASING use of motion-activated cameras on outback properties has prompted Leading Sheep to hold a free webinar on their use next month.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Doug Laing – “FRENCH shearer Jeremy Leygonie hasn’t yet emulated his brother’s achievement in shearing at a world championships.”
NORTH QUEENSLAND REGISTER – by Andrew Miller – “Sheep and wool producers have been invited to give their views on the future management of Ovine Johne’s Disease (OJD) in Australia.
QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – by Bruce McLeish, Elders northern zone wool manager – “A RESOUNDING popping sound was heard in the wool auction rooms this week; perhaps it was the sound of a balloon bursting or perhaps the deflating of the cardings bubble.
By the end of a shortened selling week to accommodate the Australia Day public holiday the overall market had eased by 57c in local currency terms.”
FARM WEEKLY – by Aidan Smith – “WHILE sheep producers are cashing in on the demand for quality wool, lamb, mutton and export wethers, does the industry have the expertise to increase WA flock numbers and improve profitability?”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “AUSTRALIAN wool growers are batting well in their support for a project to make the first batch of woollen Baggy Green cricket caps.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “LAMB price indicators could reach record levels early this year, possibly above 700c/kg, according to the Rural Bank’s latest Ag Answers report.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “AUSTRALIAN wool prices fell further at auctions this week, with carding types most affected and reducing by 150-250c/kg, as demand adjusted to recent price levels, exchange rates, type availability and pipeline stocks.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Mike Avery, Southern Aurora Markets – “IT was a challenging week for the physical wool auction and forward markets.”
THE WEEKLY TIMES – by Peter Hemphill – “LAMB producers are expected to have another boom year, with the National Trade Lamb Indicator potentially hitting a record 700c/kg, according to forecasts by Rural Bank.”