Respected Poll Merino stud, Hamilton Run, at Jamestown is offering buyers a rare opportunity to secure some top quality ewes from the heart of its flock, holding a nucleus flock reduction sale on AuctionsPlus on Thursday, May 14.
SA’s Emily Buddle has been appointed as a specialist extension resource at Animal Health Australia, in a role that is set to implement proactive biosecurity measures to deliver greater support to the sheep and wool industries.
WESTERN Flat based Bundara Downs overcame COVID-19 restrictions to hold a successful mated ewe sale with a 96 per cent clearance of more than 250 White Suffolks, Poll Dorsets and Suffolks on Friday, April 3.
Australia’s Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association (ICMJ) is investigating new digital delivery methods for meat science training and career networking after COVID-19 (coronavirus) forced the cancellation of its annual conferences.
The state’s saleyards and red meat processors will be financially assisted by the state government to accelerate their uptake of electronic identification systems, with grants of up to $200,000 available.
Carrying on a rich tradition of excelling with sheep and tourism in a region many would call harsh, Pandurra Station’s Bruce and Julie Nutt, via Port Augusta, consider themselves lucky to live in the area.
The rigorous health requirements for sheep of all breeds at the 2020 Royal Adelaide Show have sparked strong debate, with some interstate stud breeders saying it is time Adelaide fell in line with other major sheep shows.
Darryl Kitto and family from Goyura, Tallimba, recognised they were going to have to reduce their ewe numbers in the drought, but they wanted to make sure they were getting rid of the lower performing ewes.
FORTY Merino enthusiasts at the 27th Ted Little Memorial Trundle Merino Ewe Field Day last Thursday heard livestock husbandry tips and crop alternatives for this year, plus insights to three of the region’s top Merino flocks.