Ewe beauty tops Interbreed

A STYLISH White Suffolk ewe and a powerful Border Leicester ram proved the best of the best during this year's Australia Sheep and Wool Show Interbreed Championship.
A STYLISH White Suffolk ewe and a powerful Border Leicester ram proved the best of the best during this year's Australia Sheep and Wool Show Interbreed Championship.
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WITH lamb prices at record highs more Australian sheep producers are adopting NZ technology to ensure progeny not only survive but also thrive. WITH lamb prices at record highs more Australian sheep producers are adopting NZ technology to ensure progeny not only survive but also thrive.
AUSTRALIAN dairy farmers will barely break even this year amid a collapse in global milk prices, the industry's peak body says. AUSTRALIAN dairy farmers will barely break even this year amid a collapse in global milk prices, the industry's peak body says.
THE opening of a live export cattle trade from to China, signed off in Canberra on Monday, has the potential to underpin cattle industry prosperity. THE opening of a live export cattle trade from to China, signed off in Canberra on Monday, has the potential to underpin cattle industry prosperity.
THE peak NSW farm lobby group has shifted its climate change policy stance and has called on governments to back THE peak NSW farm lobby group has shifted its climate change policy stance and has called on governments to back "the transition from fossil fuels".
PRODUCERS played a bigger role in the strong outcome at the Ballarat store cattle sale on Friday.
19 Jul 15 PRODUCERS played a bigger role in the strong outcome at the Ballarat store cattle sale on Friday.
RAIN and record prices at physical cattle sales created much stronger competition from producers who competed toe-to-toe with feedlot buyers at the Barnawartha store sale on Thursday.
19 Jul 15 RAIN and record prices at physical cattle sales created much stronger competition from producers who competed toe-to-toe with feedlot buyers at the Barnawartha store sale on Thursday.
THE complete dispersal of Welcome Swallow Angus PTIC female herd last week sold to $15,500 at the Martin family's Illalangi property, near Benalla.
17 Jul 15 THE complete dispersal of Welcome Swallow Angus PTIC female herd last week sold to $15,500 at the Martin family's Illalangi property, near Benalla.
In this week's Prime Talk, Peter Kostos says the cow prices at Shepparton's prime market shocked him, despite his years of involvement in the beef cattle game.
15 Jul 15  1 In this week's Prime Talk, Peter Kostos says the cow prices at Shepparton's prime market shocked him, despite his years of involvement in the beef cattle game.
LAME cattle complications are hitting buyers at the Ballarat saleyards hard, with sore feet complaints increasing.
15 Jul 15  2 LAME cattle complications are hitting buyers at the Ballarat saleyards hard, with sore feet complaints increasing.
A BELLBRAE alpaca stud dominated the Royal Melbourne Alpaca Show on the weekend, returning home with a swag of trophies.
13 Jul 15 A BELLBRAE alpaca stud dominated the Royal Melbourne Alpaca Show on the weekend, returning home with a swag of trophies.
AN exceptional sale occurred at Yea Friday morning with numerous feedlot and backgrounding orders dominating both the steer and heifer sections of the sale.
13 Jul 15 AN exceptional sale occurred at Yea Friday morning with numerous feedlot and backgrounding orders dominating both the steer and heifer sections of the sale.
UNLESS your name started with Thomas - as in Thomas Foods International (TFI) - it was hard to buy a pen of Angus steers over 340 kilograms liveweight at Leongatha yesterday.
10 Jul 15 UNLESS your name started with Thomas - as in Thomas Foods International (TFI) - it was hard to buy a pen of Angus steers over 340 kilograms liveweight at Leongatha yesterday.
THE findings of an independent panel into the relocation of the Ballarat saleyards could be up to two months away.
10 Jul 15 THE findings of an independent panel into the relocation of the Ballarat saleyards could be up to two months away.
GIPPSLAND buyers provided support at last Friday's cattle market at Sale, bidding on the offering suited to winter.
06 Jul 15 GIPPSLAND buyers provided support at last Friday's cattle market at Sale, bidding on the offering suited to winter.
MOST of north eastern Victoria had a dry autumn and a poor start to winter, which combined to trigger a larger than expected yarding at the Barnawatha store cattle market yesterday.
03 Jul 15 MOST of north eastern Victoria had a dry autumn and a poor start to winter, which combined to trigger a larger than expected yarding at the Barnawatha store cattle market yesterday.
STARVED of recent store sheep buying opportunities, restockers set a cracking pace at the Wycheproof sheep sale Friday bidding the opening yard of 82 crossbred ewes and their 142 marked young lambs to a sale high of $276 a head.
29 Jun 15 STARVED of recent store sheep buying opportunities, restockers set a cracking pace at the Wycheproof sheep sale Friday bidding the opening yard of 82 crossbred ewes and their 142 marked...
THE possibility of Ballarat losing a multimillion dollar livestock hub has gained momentum as neighbouring shires express their interest in the relocation process.
29 Jun 15 THE possibility of Ballarat losing a multimillion dollar livestock hub has gained momentum as neighbouring shires express their interest in the relocation process.
THE Bairnsdale store cattle market remained steady overall on Friday, but there was a spike in heifer prices.
29 Jun 15 THE Bairnsdale store cattle market remained steady overall on Friday, but there was a spike in heifer prices.
beyondblue and The Movember Foundation have got behind The Ripple Effect campaign to help reduce the stigma of rural suicide.
22 Jun 15 beyondblue and The Movember Foundation have got behind The Ripple Effect campaign to help reduce the stigma of rural suicide.
Victoria's best bacon has been announced as Australian Bacon Week is underway.
22 Jun 15 Victoria's best bacon has been announced as Australian Bacon Week is underway.
THERE were a number of reasons for the good prices paid at Sale’s store cattle market last Friday, where 526 were yarded.
22 Jun 15 THERE were a number of reasons for the good prices paid at Sale’s store cattle market last Friday, where 526 were yarded.
PRICES at the Ballarat store cattle sale were $70-$100 a head dearer across the board today thanks to strong competition.
19 Jun 15 PRICES at the Ballarat store cattle sale were $70-$100 a head dearer across the board today thanks to strong competition.
RAINFALL from 15 to 100 millimeters across the Murray Darling Basin region has slashed livestock supply numbers across the major saleyards centres.
19 Jun 15 RAINFALL from 15 to 100 millimeters across the Murray Darling Basin region has slashed livestock supply numbers across the major saleyards centres.
19 Jun 15 Animal welfare experts are encouraged to come forward to help improve the welfare of animals across Victoria, with Expressions of Interest for members of the Animal Welfare Advisory...
IT'S been one year since animal cruelty allegations were raised on one of Canada's biggest dairy farms, and this week global dairy giant Saputo has reacted with new animal welfare guidelines.
16 Jun 15  2 IT'S been one year since animal cruelty allegations were raised on one of Canada's biggest dairy farms, and this week global dairy giant Saputo has reacted with new animal welfare...
IT was easy to see why the cattle yarding at Yea supplied more than 2600 head on Friday, and most animals were in store condition.
16 Jun 15 IT was easy to see why the cattle yarding at Yea supplied more than 2600 head on Friday, and most animals were in store condition.
GROWN cattle continued to sell well at Bairnsdale, where 1257 cattle were yarded on Friday.
15 Jun 15 GROWN cattle continued to sell well at Bairnsdale, where 1257 cattle were yarded on Friday.
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too much negativity and fact free zone. Standing commitees examine all treaties and they had a
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Well said Senator Sullivan and it is no surprise the nay sayers and negative minded were out
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Where is the Australian economic analysis on previous ftas and this secret deal to prove they
AUSTRALIAN banks do not have the experience to assess business case scenarios for renewable energy proposals according to Regional Development Victoria (RDV) Energy Infrastructure Development manager Dr Leigh Clemow.24 Jul 15 AUSTRALIAN banks do not have the experience to assess business case scenarios for renewable energy proposals...
THE VICTORIAN Farmers Federation (VFF) has called for the current moratorium on the exploration and extraction of onshore gas to be extended until at least 2020.
22 Jul 15  1 THE VICTORIAN Farmers Federation (VFF) has called for the current moratorium on the exploration and extraction of...