MLA and AWI conduct a sheep industry survey every February, June and October, to assess the production capability of Australia's sheep flock.
The survey covers the key aspects of sheepmeat and wool production, including ewes on hand, lambs intended for sale by weight category, and numbers of sheep to be shorn. The information collected will assist MLA, AWI and other stakeholders with supply forecasting and research and development needs.
The MLA and AWI wool and sheepmeat survey for October 2014 is now open for completion, click here to participate in the survey.
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
WA’s producer-owned sheepmeats processing cooperative WAMMCO International, will close its Katanning plant for three weeks of annual repairs and maintenance from July 3. Katanning Manager Tony Bessell said receivals ...Read more
PER HEAD FOR WINNING LAMBSWhen Woodanilling farmer Damian Shackley and his family won their first WAMMCO Producer of the Month title for February 2013, their draft of 109 Merino/Suffolk prime lambs ...Read more
When David Millsteed of Daybron Farms, Wongan Hills became the first prime lamb producer to win WAMMCO’s upgraded Producer of the Month title in July 2016, his winning line ...Read more
The goal of owning an Australian sheep farm in a solid area, has brought some notable achievements along the way for New Zealander, Stacy Williams, who started farming near Kojonup ...Read more