Monthly Archive: June 2020

Pain relief mandatory for mulesing sheep in Victoria from 1 July

From the 1st July 2020 pain relief for mulesing sheep will be mandatory under legislation in Victoria. This means that a pain relief product registered for use on sheep by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) must be administered from next month. VFF Livestock Group President, Leonard Vallance was quoted in Stock &...
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Renewed overseas interest in wool as prices drop

While the wool market isn’t overly positive at the moment,  there are encouraging signs for the future usage of wool. Fox & Lillie has received recent enquiries indicating renewed interest coming from wool users across the world who had previously removed themselves from the market when prices were at record highs. Eamon Timms spoke to...
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Get snapping – The Casterton Kelpie Muster’s Photography Competition is here

The Casterton Kelpie Association is hosting their Annual Kelpie Muster Photography Competition a little differently this year. The event usually takes place in June on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend but due to the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, the weekend had to be postponed to Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th October. Casterton Kelpie Association is pleased...
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