Wool Marketing and Supply Chains

Wool Marketing and Supply Chains In reference to an article on Sheep Central September 02, 2020 "Should Australia spend more or less on Wool marketing" I am horrified at the suggestion of spending $200 million on more generic marketing for wool, so I must ask the question; How do you market a commodity? After [...]

Wool Marketing and Supply Chains2020-09-04T17:49:56+09:30

Australian Wool Growers Back non-mulesed Future

This story by Terry Sim was published on Sheep Central August 5, 2020 Click image above to read full report Towards a Non-Mulesed Future AUSTRALIAN wool growers who successfully ceased mulesing have been recruited by major animal welfare groups in the battle to ban the practice on [...]

Australian Wool Growers Back non-mulesed Future2020-08-11T12:15:44+09:30

Re-thinking the wool industry business model

Increasingly various people involved in the wool industry are writing about the need for change: Article published in farmonline Mar 21, 2020 Presentation by Giovanni Schneider at IWTO May 2020 Re-thinking the wool industry business model The recent article by Glenys Traill-Nash in The Australian titled Coronavirus: “Fashion [...]

Re-thinking the wool industry business model2020-08-10T23:06:39+09:30

Sheep Industry can reduce flystrike to zero

Lucilia Cuprina - This is the blowfly that causes all the problems Sheep industry can reduce frystrike to zero The Land | Vernon Graham | May 12, 2020 Completely eliminating flystrike in the sheep flock is achievable but will require breeders to stop assuming mulesing and chemical treatments will [...]

Sheep Industry can reduce flystrike to zero2020-05-17T23:45:35+09:30

Open Letter from Loro Piana and Reda

Emanuela Carletti |Loro Piana Francesco Botto Poala |  Reda Collete Garnsey - Chair AWI Open Letter From Reda and Loro Piana Sheep Central | Terry Sim | May 2, 2020 PROMINENT Italian textile processor Reda and clothing company Loro Piana have penned an open [...]

Open Letter from Loro Piana and Reda2020-05-13T22:18:55+09:30

Buyers suggest wool sales boycott

Buyers suggest wool sales boycott Sheep Central | Terry Sim | April 3, 2020 AUSTRALIAN wool exporters, some brokers and processors are proposing the postponing of auction sales as the market is hit by a lack of competition caused by COVID-19 impacting global supply chains. The Australian wool auction [...]

Buyers suggest wool sales boycott2020-04-04T12:07:52+10:30

Australia will struggle to supply enough non-mulesed wool

Nigel Kerin: Wool grower NSW Australia will struggle to supply enough non-mulesed wool Sheep Central| Terry Sim | December 21, 2019 At the 2019 Australian Wool Innovation annual general meeting AWI chief executive officer Stuart McCullough pushed back against a suggestion it do more on non-mulesed wool marketing. Referring to an [...]

Australia will struggle to supply enough non-mulesed wool2020-03-15T15:08:38+10:30

Pain Relief Gold Standard Required

Dr Andrew Whale Pain Relief, Gold Standard Required Sheep Central | James Nason | November 20, 2019 RESEARCH to identify a ‘gold standard’ for sheep pain relief should be fast-tracked to enable producers to effectively compare the available pain relief products, a Victorian veterinarian [...]

Pain Relief Gold Standard Required2020-03-15T15:08:38+10:30

Freeze mulesing

Freeze mulesing Sheep Central, November 6, 2019 6 November 2019-The latest procedure touted as an alternative to mulesing, developed by Victorian vet Dr Steinfort, is not the solution says leading animal welfare groups, Humane Society International (HSI) and FOUR PAWS. [...]

Freeze mulesing2020-03-15T15:08:38+10:30

Biodiversity Convservation Trust (BCT)

Shirley Handy Wild Pigs around trap Biodiversity Field Day Feral Cats on Five Corners Biodiversity Conservation Trust The Land | Lucy Kinbacher | October 17, 2019 A growing number of NSW landholders are voluntarily converting their properties into conservation areas as a result of the [...]

Biodiversity Convservation Trust (BCT)2020-03-15T15:08:38+10:30
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