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TheSheepCollective
We're a collection of farmers, truck drivers, vets & industry reps. We care about Aust’s sheep sector, from our farmers through to you in the community.
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TheSheepCollective 20h
When there’s a job that needs to be done...send in the kids! Learning how to care for livestock is an important family value taught on farms every day.
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The Cattle Collective Feb 14
Our 2 day pilot Livestock Leaders workshop is done and dusted - look out for these guys! 🌟
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Countryman Feb 6
Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud is adamant live animal exports can grow, arguing the controversial trade is winning back its social licence.
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TheSheepCollective Feb 3
Changes to the live sheep export industry to improve animal welfare also affect the welfare of regional communities that rely on the trade. New research by has put some numbers around it -
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Countryman Feb 2
“It is like going to work every day and wondering if you’re going to be fired or not — it is frustrating,” hay contractor says about the live sheep trade's uncertainty. The comments follow ' latest live sheep industry report.
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TheSheepCollective Jan 30
When exporters introduced the live sheep export moratorium, they knew it would have financial and social costs, but also that it was vital to address community concerns. Read the latest analysis from on the website
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AusLiveCorp Jan 27
When exporters introduced the live sheep export moratorium they knew it would have financial and social costs, but also that it was vital to address community concerns. Read the latest analysis from on our website
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Ballarat_matt Jan 27
A short report from ⁦⁩ on the impact of the moratorium on the live sheep export trade
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Countryman Jan 27
The two shipping standstills imposed on Australia’s live sheep trade in the past two years have stripped WA farmers of up to $27 million, according to a report analysing the moratoriums’ impact on rural towns.
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Meat & Livestock Australia Jan 20
Anti-meat messaging is coming from all angles but the claim that globally, meat production generates more greenhouse gases (GHG) than the entire transportation sector is wrong
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Aust Wool Innovation Jan 16
WA Agriculture Minister visiting the Mhunga Whalla shearing school in Northampton.  Thanks to AWI Shearer and Wool Handler trainers Kevin Gellatley and Amanda Davis.
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TheSheepCollective Jan 15
Good infrastructure is essential for good animal welfare handling. Importing countries have worked hard to improve infrastructure to suit Australian livestock and up-skilled to handle Australian sheep the way they are used to being handled.
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Animal Health Australia Jan 13
Dealing with livestock post-fire? and have some resources for: Managing livestock: Assessing burns: Humane destruction:
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Meat & Livestock Australia Jan 7
MD Jason Strong has acknowledged the devastating start to 2020 for many red meat and livestock producers. We are here to support producers in any way we can. A full list of useful information and key contacts can be accessed here:
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Countryman Jan 8
COMMENT WA’s farmers are a resilient bunch. And 2019 highlighted the WA agricultural sector’s grit and determination, writes :
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TheSheepCollective Jan 8
Nick explains the process of handling and transporting livestock from sale markets to the slaughterhouse. There are numerous benefits from infrastructure improvements that importing countries and Australian's work together to establish.
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Senator Bridget McKenzie Jan 6
Assessment of livestock losses and injury from the fires is devastating. Vic, NSW, SA, Qld, WA and national contacts for vet advice, emergency fodder and water, stock relocation, and mental health support here or .
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TheSheepCollective Jan 6
Following on from our recent tweet of sheep unloading in Dubai we received an interview, with some of the crew sharing their thoughts about the journey and the unloading process.
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Mecardo Jan 5
Overlay of fires and livestock numbers potentially impacted area represents about 8.6m head of sheep (12% of flock) and 2.3m head of cattle (9% of herd) Not all livestock in areas will be impacted but gives an idea of total numbers in these zones.
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TheSheepCollective Jan 2
This is a photo sent to us recently of 7000 sheep unloading in Dubai, UAE. Exporters remain responsible for Australian sheep even after they are delivered, and up until post slaughter. This is called ESCAS - The Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System.
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