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Health professionals encouraged to ask ‘So What’s For Dinner?’

07 September 2018

Translating dietary recommendations into the reality of preparing healthy food for the dinner plate is the focus of a new campaign launched by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), aimed at Australia’s health care professionals and ultimately consumers.

‘So What's For Dinner?’ is a suite of resources designed for general practitioners and dietitians to use with their patients and clients to help them achieve variety, balance and enjoyment in their meals for good health and wellbeing.

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2018 Analysis Dates

Below is the link to the 2018 calendar of anaysis dates. This can also be found on the Resources menu as well.

2018-Calendar.pdf

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New records for cattle on feed and grainfed exports

15 August 2018

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Cattle on feed at the end of the June 2018 quarter rose to a record 1.12 million head, which was an increase of 94,777 head (or 9%) from the March quarter, and 3% higher than the previous record set in June 2017.  

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LambEx 2018 Young Guns Competition

Exciting opportunities for youth at LambEx 2018 as Young Guns Competition opens.

 

We are excited to announce that the LambEx 2018 Young Guns Competition is now open.

 

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Loving lamb at Lambition

26 July 2018

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While it was preaching to the converted, MLA's Executive Chef Sam Burke and Domestic Market Manager Graeme Yardy still managed to grow the lamb fan base at the inaugural Lambition dinner last Saturday night.

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New report tracks Australia’s access to global markets

11 July 2018

Trade is increasingly central to the viability of the Australian red meat industry, and pursuing unrestrained access to global markets remains critical.

Australia’s access to markets has generally improved over the last three decades, led initially by multilateral negotiations through the World Trade Organization, and more recently, through a series of bilateral Free Trade Agreements.

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Monthly updates - Email Newsletter

A monthly email newsletter to keep clients and industry informed of upcoming events and changes at Sheep Genetics.

Click the following link to join our mailing list. Subscribe to our monthly update email list

 

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Improving MSA compliance in Queensland

15 June 2018

With late winter and spring identified as a challenging time for Queensland beef producers targeting Meat Standards Australia (MSA) requirements, here are some timely tips to help improve compliance.

MSA’s 2017 Australian Beef Eating Quality Insights  revealed average non-compliance for Queensland cattle throughout 2015–17 was the highest in August 2015, peaking again around spring in 2016, as a result of high pH (above 5.71).

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Goat prices gain ground

30 May 2018

Goat indicators are on the rise, while slaughter and exports have been tracking below year-ago levels.

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Over-the-hook (OTH) goat indicators, which typically increase over winter as supply tightens, have risen to 508¢/kg carcase weight (cwt) this week, up 24¢ from a fortnight ago. This is the first time the indicators have risen above 500¢/kg cwt since the market found a new level in September 2017. The recent upward trend may be influenced by the eastern states goat slaughter dropping to its lowest point since the beginning of the year, in contrast to 2017, which saw more numbers processed and uneventful price movements.

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A flavour-filled celebration

11 May 2018

Chefs at Beef Aust 2018

Celebrating the diversity of beef, including the 'hidden gems' of the beef carcase, was the focus of MLA’s chefs and butchers at Beef Australia 2018 this week.

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