For the second year in succession, the Jolly Jumbuck Poll Merino stud at Mitchell has taken out the prestigious Grand Champion All-Purpose Merino award at the Queensland State Sheep Show.
Queensland’s premier showcase of Merino sheep, its state sheep show, got underway in Blackall on Friday morning.
FEDERAL Jobs and Innovation Minister Michaelia Cash has offered a stern reminder and warning about the “devastating” consequences of banning live exports.
Bill Shorten has rejected Emanuel Exports’ explanation of the unforeseen circumstances that struck the Alwassi Express voyage to the Middle East last year.
Mandatory testing for ovine johnes disease in sheep will no longer occur in South Australian abattoirs, after Thomas Foods International elected to move to a voluntary surveillance system.
Michael McCormack says live animal exporters are ‘very much on notice’ and any that transgress in future should be stripped of their export licenses.
Bill Shorten has rocked political ranks today, in calling for an immediate ban on live sheep exports to the Middle East.