Terry Sim, January 20, 2020
NON-MULESED Merino sheep breeders and an international processor have this week come out in opposition to proposed changes to Australia’s National Wool Declaration.
The Australian Wool Exchange is seeking industry feedback to a proposal to… Continue reading
It was a very successful day for Karbullah Poll Merinos at Gourmet in Gundy on Sunday. BBQ French Cutlets and Karbullah salad were on the menu, on what proved to be a very busy day for the Karbullah crew. Continue reading
Gourmet in Gundy is the Darling Downs premier food and wine festival, and this year there is something new on the menu - merino. Continue reading
WHEN it comes to life, Bruce Rae is a down-to-earth country bloke with a philosophical outlook. Continue reading
OUT by at least $5.7 million: that’s the riposte delivered by the Sheep CRC to last week’s Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) report which found key investments in genetic technologies had under-delivered. Continue reading
Rams from Karbullah Poll Merino will be the driving force behind the new initiative aimed at increasing lamb survivability in the harsh environments of the Falkland Islands.
Karbullah is the key stud of four Australian merino studs selected to provide… Continue reading
The role of women on Australia’s sheep properties is no longer confined to baking scones for the shearers, but in embracing all aspects of the business.
Modern female sheep producers are often leading the uptake of new technology and data management systems developed by the likes of the Sheep Cooperative Research Centre (Sheep CRC), which inform many management and breeding decisions made in the business. Continue reading
Sheep breeder mark and Vicki Murphy want to produce the “perfect sheep” and they’re not far off it.
The Karbullah Poll Merino Stud, located north of Goondiwindi is ensuring the future of the merino industry in the region. Continue reading
With the sheep meat markets on a strong path, Sheepmeat Council CEO Dr Kat Ferme said, “The latest MLA report emphasies the importance of growth in our traditional markets like the US while pursuing opportunities in Asia. In 2014 lamb exports to the US are forecast to grow 8%, to 42,500 tonnes swt - the highest annual total to the US since 2007.” Continue reading
It is a beautiful thing when science and stockmanship find some common ground. Such is the case for the recent realisation of the value of increasing the genetic fat and muscle in Merino ewes. In what could be described as parallel universes two dedicated sheep teams made exactly the same discovery: The more genetic fat and muscle a Merino ewe has the better she handles the climatic extremes, that is, the more bullet proof she is. Continue reading