A Denmark Simmental stud set a sizzling record pace with a $17,000 top price at the first bull sale of the year held last week at the Mt Barker Saleyards complex.
Redmond dairy farmers set a new record top price for their first cross pregnant heifers at the Mt Barker Saleyards last Tuesday.
The Great Southern will host WA’s only beef supply chain competition open day on Saturday at the Mount Barker Regional Saleyards.
A pair of well-known WA sheep farmers have installed a large-scale desalination unit to drought-proof their farm after one of their driest winters on record.
A bulk livestock carrier caught travelling through Australian waters with a huge hole in its hull has been banned from our shores for two years — the longest ban ever handed out.
Tiffanie Turnbull & Geoff Vivian
A legal showdown is looming between the State Government’s top lawyers and a high-profile farming advocate over animal cruelty charges levelled against former conservative politician Nigel Hallett.
Australia’s beloved annual lamb ad is a must-watch, with a hilarious clip taking the mickey out of Scott Morrison and border restrictions.
If you’re a WA cattle producer looking to charge up your sire battery, we have just the thing for you.
Narrikup cattleman Warren Forbes, of Dundeal Holdings, is feeling “cautiously optimistic” ahead of the annual breeders’ sale at Mt Barker Regional Saleyards.
Nearly all Aussie sheep producers plan to maintain or increase their flock size this year, as sheep enterprises continue to stack up well against other commodities.
Australia’s cattle market is wading into “uncharted” waters in 2021 as the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt major global markets.
The incident comes three months after two cars were written off in separate incidents in October colliding with cattle in the Shire of Coolgardie.
The majority of WA’s cattle industry has opted for a regulated approach to managing Johne’s disease
Unimproved land values - on which leasehold rents and shire rates are based - skyrocketed after wealthy foreign and corporate investors bought into the Kimberley and Pilbara regions.
Animal welfare charges have been laid against a Kimberley organisation, two years after hundreds of cattle died from thirst on a station it runs.
Boyanup’s 30th anniversary heifer sale, conducted by Elders last Friday, reached new records as buyers buoyed the strong beef industry.
Great Southern beef producer Kim Lester, of Manypeaks, plans to use a newly installed pivot irrigation system to ensure continuity of supply of grass-fed beef year-round.
A post-Brexit trade deal is set to dictate any changes to Australia’s free trade agreements with the United Kingdom and European Union including the red meat trade.
Great pasture conditions are buoying farmers’ moods across the South West, including the Walmsley family of Coolup and Pinjarra.
The Federal Government is becoming ‘increasingly concerned’ about the escalating trade war with Beijing, as China moves to block imports from two Australian lamb suppliers.
The Federal Government is “increasingly concerned” over a flurry of trade attacks by Beijing after lamb became the latest product sanctioned by China.
Woolgrowers are being urged to have their say on the Sheep Sustainability Framework.
China has banned imports from another Australian beef supplier, in Beijing’s latest move as part of a rising trade war.
Pastoralists in the Pilbara face losing their only cattle exporting and feedlot facilities because of planned road modifications into Port Hedland.
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