Nominations for WAMMCO’s $15,000 State Lamb Carcase Competition have already nudged ahead of entry numbers for this time last year, and convenor Rob Davidson is hoping for a bumper contest.
With 2009 also expected to see the introduction by WAMMCO of VIAscan premiums of $3-$4 per lamb as an incentive for high-yielding lambs, and a good season in most regions, producers have been lining up early to enter their lambs.
Lambs delivered to WAMMCO Katanning up until Thursday, February 26, 2009 may be nominated for the contest. Consignments must be a minimum of 100 lambs and a $50 entry fee will apply.
Joining WAMMCO as sponsors of more than $15,000 in cash and prizes for the competition are Milne Feeds, Primaries of WA, Superior Livestock Services, Elders, Ballard Seeds, Bayer and Farm Weekly.
Entry Forms appear in Farm Weekly and may be faxed to 9355 0961.
Competition inquiries should be directed to Rob Davidson on 0429 380 195, and bookings may be made through Fiona Clay or Rose Armstrong at WAMMCO Katanning on 9821 2000.
Kulin farmers Brian and Elle Bowey have followed through on a very close runner’s up ribbon for WAMMCO Producer of the Month in September last year, to take ...Read more
WA lamb and sheep meats producer co-operative WAMMCO has defied a tough operating season to maintain payment of a pool bonus to its contributing producer shareholders. Group CEO Coll MacRury ...Read more
When WAMMCO asked its June 2020 Producer of the Month winner Roger Bilney of Kojonup to nominate the most significant example of technological change in the livestock operation of his family&...Read more
West Australian Creative Director and brand development specialist, Mr Mark Lucas has joined the board of Katanning-based, producer-owned lamb and sheepmeats processing cooperative WAMMCO International. WAMMCO Chairman Craig Heggaton said ...Read more
A realization that they had to simplify and increase their sheep production – in response to low viability in the wool, lamb and mutton markets back in the late 1990’...Read more