Representatives from all sectors of Australia’s cattle and sheep industries are meeting in Sydney this week to set the strategy and budget allocations for Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) global...

Australia’s Meat and Livestock Association’s (MLA) cattle industry projections for 2012, released on 23 January 2012, provide a comprehensive outlook on the Australian cattle industry, including national...

Despite a fall in Australian lamb production during 2011, strong overseas demand and tight global supplies (particularly out of New Zealand) resulted in the third largest volume of lamb exported from Australia...

Australian scientists say they have identified new genetic markers that will allow Australian producers to increase the lean meat yield and productivity of their sheep. The research, undertaken by the...

The lockout of workers at the Swift meatworks in Brooklyn, Victoria, has entered its second month, after NUW members again voted to reject the company’s 2% annual pay offer. One hundred and forty...

New Zealand meat processor Silver Fern Farms is to increase capacity at three plants after a fire wrecked a facility in Te Aroha on Friday. A blaze late on Friday night “significantly damaged”...

New Zealand meat processor Silver Fern Farms revealed last week that it had swung to a loss in its most recent financial year after restructuring costs hit its bottom line. For the 12 months to the end...

New Zealand meat processor Silver Fern Farms has announced plans to close its Brooks operation in the UK city of Norwich. The company notified its Brooks employees of the closure on Friday. Some 64 employees...

New Zealand meat processor Silver Fern Farms has announced plans to close its Canterbury lamb-cutting plant and restructure operations at its Belfast facility. The moves, which could affect up to 174 jobs,...

Lamb production and prices are on track to post a record high in 2010, up 2% on 2009 levels, despite extremely low flock numbers, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s 2010 Sheep Projections. “The...