Stanley Vale Merino Stud - News & Views

Cattle exports in-line with MLA projections

14 November 2017

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Feeder and slaughter cattle exports edged above 66,000 head in October, which represents a 5% lift year-on-year. Shipments for the calendar year-to-October are back 23% compared with the same period last year at 631,000 head Prospect of further cattle exports to Turkey, as the Turkish government targets a 700,000 head import quota in order to control domestic beef prices  October sheep exports declined 38% year-on-year driven by Qatar and Kuwait with Turkey emerging as the largest destination for sheep for the month.

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Curtis Stone to attend Beef Australia 2018

26 October 2017

Curtis StoneInternationally renowned Australian chef Curtis Stone will be at Beef Australia in Rockhampton in May 2018.

He will be attending with Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), a principal partner of the event.

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Roma remains on top

12 October 2017

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The latest Queensland cattle saleyard throughput results for the 2016-17 financial year totalled 1.4 million head, with Roma saleyards remaining the largest in the state and indeed, the country.

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Fixed Dohne Registration Status

Before Christmas we notified that we were having issues loading the registration status. This has now been fixed and the animals status is available on the web search system.

We apologies for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

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NFAS changes on the way

18 September 2017

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Several changes to the National Feedlot Accreditation Scheme (NFAS) will ensure continued support of the Australian grainfed beef industry and its ability to meet customer expectations through improved production, welfare and environmental management.

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Happy 93rd Birthday Kevin.

Happy 93rd Birthday Kevin.
Nothing, not even Thursday being his 93rd birthday, was going to stop Kevin Bower from being in the shed while the weaners were being shorn this week. Tim, Kevin's son, has been known to say: "Dad's never retired, just slowed down a little" From a young age Kevin worked along side his father, Fred, brothers Frank & Jack and ...
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Stanley Vale 2017 Main Shearing

Stanley Vale 2017 Main Shearing
The main shearing at Stanley Vale is always a busy couple of weeks. It's also a very rewarding time as well. Watching the wool come of the sheep and the shed beginning to fill with pressed wool bales represents the fruits of a year's worth of planning, management and caring for our sheep. Shearing is also a great opportunity to look at how the gene...
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Is big bankable? Understanding Breeder Size to Optimise Profitibility

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The impact of breeder size on the profitability of beef, wool and sheep meat production is not fully understood within these industries.

In an attempt to address this Yalgoo Partnership, is sponsoring an information day which will present the critical issues applicable to those three industries.

The objective of the information day, will be to help attendees gain a better understanding of:

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Leading Breeder Videos available online now

The videos from the 2017 Leading Breeder conference held in Melbourne at the start of March are available now.

You can access the presentations via the playlist below. For further information on the Agenda and a copy of the proceedings please click on the following link.

http://www.sheepgenetics.org.au/Updates/Leading-Breeder/Leading-Breeder-2017

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Successful Sydney show auction for Stanley Vale

Successful Sydney show auction for Stanley Vale
Although Stanley Vale didn't exhibit sheep or wool at the 2017 Sydney Royal Easter Show we put some wool forward for the auction & headed down to Sydney for a couple of days R&R. Having the wool sale at the showgrounds instead of out at Yenora is a new Easter show tradition and makes for a great atmposhere. The fine hoggets line we put up t...
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