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economic and technical assessment of the establishment of an Australian fat-tail sheep industry

Brian S. Fisher

economic and technical assessment of the establishment of an Australian fat-tail sheep industry

by Brian S. Fisher

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Published by Dept. of Agricultural Economics, University of Sydney in [Sydney], N.S.W .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Fat-tailed sheep industry -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 50-52.

      Statementby Brian S. Fisher and James M. Gooden.
      SeriesResearch report / Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Sydney,, no. 10, Research report (University of Sydney. Dept. of Agricultural Economics) ;, no. 10.
      ContributionsGooden, James M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9436.A82 F57 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 52 p. ;
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2453281M
      LC Control Number87154531

      The Western Australian sheep industry. Western Australia (WA) produces some of the finest lamb, mutton and wool in the world and exports to over countries. Sheep are produced in the south west of the State on broadacre farms, with world class welfare, .   The Western Australian Sheep Industry Western Australia is recognised around the world as a producer of safe, high quality sheep meat, lamb and wool. This video shows the farm production system.

      sheep and goats being 30 and 70%, respectively. Pakistan is 2nd largest goat meat production country of world after China. Sheep and goat production in Pakistan is mainly a small-scale rural activity that forms an integral part of an age-old system of mixed farming. The main production systems of sheepFile Size: KB. The fat-tailed sheep is a general type of domestic sheep known for their distinctive large tails and hindquarters. Fat-tailed sheep breeds comprise approximately 25% of the world sheep population, and are commonly found in northern parts of Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, North India, Western China, Somalia and Central Asia.. Two general varieties of fat-tails exist, the.

      Sheep History. Sheep were one of the first domesticated animals to be introduced into Australia and came with the first ships to colonize on the continent. Unlike many other domesticated animals, sheep have not become feral, but have had a large impact on Australia’s environment. animals Article Stakeholder Perceptions of Welfare Issues and Indicators for Extensively Managed Sheep in Australia Amanda K. Doughty 1,2,*, Grahame J. Coleman 3, Geoff N. Hinch 1,2 and Rebecca E. Doyle 3 1 Animal Science, University of New England, Armidale NSW , Australia; [email protected] 2 CRC for Sheep Industry Innovation, Armidale NSW , Australia 3 Animal Cited by:


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Economic and technical assessment of the establishment of an Australian fat-tail sheep industry by Brian S. Fisher Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. An economic and technical assessment of the establishment of an Australian fat-tail sheep industry. [Brian S Fisher; James M Gooden]. Australia is the world largest exporter of sheepmeat, and is the world’s second largest producer of lamb and mutton (FAO).

The off-farm meat value (domestic expenditure plus export value) of the Australian sheepmeat industry was approximately $ billion in – up 2% on the period (MLA estimate).File Size: KB.

B.S. Fisher, J.M. GoodenAn economic and technical assessment of the establishment of an Australian fat-tail sheep industry Research Report No. 10, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Sydney (), p. 52Cited by: Australian sheep and beef industry of which this report forms part was provided by the Australian Sheep Industry Cooperative Research Centre, the Cooperative Research Centre for Cattle and Beef Quality, and the NSW Department of Primary Industries.

In preparing this report, the authors acknowledge the helpful contributions of the science. The history of the sheep industry in Australia is also the history of Australia's settlement and development by humble sheep took on noble stature as it developed the ability to produce a wealth of fibre to meet a growing world sheep man rapidly spread his.

The sheepmeat industry is worth about $ billion to the Australian economy each year. The industry continues to strive through strategic planning and collaboration to be the leading supplier of lamb and sheepmeat to a world with growing demand for our premium product.

performers based on individual assessment, over time we raise the overall level of performance, and profitability, of the mob. This strategy could apply to any trait and the economics can easily be calculated. The difference between the two culling strategies will result in an additional $/dse profit for wool and/or lamb Size: KB.

Australian lamb production for is projected to ease 2% totonnes carcase weight (cwt), and like slaughter, while this is a year-on-year decline, the volume is in the realms of record territory. PROPOSED AUSTRALIAN ANIMAL WELFARE STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES SHEEP - Consultation Regulation Impact Statement Edition One, Version1 March for public consultation This document forms part of the Australian Standards and Guidelines for the Welfare of Animals.

This report is a stand-alone document. Sheep and lamb turn-off. In /18, some four million sheep and lambs, over two thirds of turn-off for the year, were processed on-shore producing 86 tonnes of sheepmeat. The WA sheep industry is very export dominant and 83% of the sheepmeat processed in WA with a value of $ million was exported to markets in 47 countries.

Wool and sheepmeat production systems rely on the breeding ewe — how she is managed sets up the efficiency and profitability of both the ewe and weaner flock.

Getting stocking rate right, weaner management, having the right infrastructure and an efficient use of labour are also big contributors to running an efficient and profitable sheep enterprise. Major export markets for Australian sheep meat 23 The Middle East market 24 Value of sheep meat exports 24 Main exporters of sheep meat to the Middle East 27 SWOT assessment of the Western Australian sheep meat industry 28 Requirements for sheep meat exports to the Middle East PROPOSED AUSTRALIAN ANIMAL WELFARE STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES - SHEEP Decision Regulation Impact Statement Edition One, 30 July Foreword Animal Health Australia is a not-for-profit public company established by the Australian, state and territory governments and major national livestock industry organisations.

Facts and figures about Australia’s beef, sheepmeat and goatmeat industries, including numbers by state, exports, production and consumption levels, and Australia’s position relative to other countries.

The sheepmeat industry has a long and successful history of co-investment with state governments in research, development, extension and related industry development activities.

The same is true for collaboration with the wool industry (through WoolProducers Australia and Australian Wool Innovation). Many sheep producers now regard meat and. ASSESSMENT LANGUAGE Sheep and lambs are sold in drafted consignments or pen lots. When assessing lambs MLA SHEEP ASSESSMENT MANUAL Meat Livestock Australia Market Information Services.

SHEEP ASSESSMENT MANUAL – Page 5 Meat Livestock Australia. Cost of production —Australian beef cattle and sheep producers, –13 to – ABARES.

Key points. This report presents and discusses cost of production estimates for beef cattle and sheep producers for the three years –13, –14 and – Cost of beef production.

Australian sheep industry. The shift in production trends occurring in is expected to have implications for each of these factors, however demand from Australia’s key export markets, combined with lower production from key competitors is suggesting that the positive long-term outlook will continue to for the Australian sheep industry.

10 %. Changes in the sheep industry over the last 20 years represent a trend that is unlikely to be reversed. The farm gate value of wool production has decreased from over $6 billion to ~$ billion and the value of sheep meat has increased from $ to $ billion.

Wool and meat are now on an equal footing in terms of the economic value of each sector of the industry. Future profitability of Cited by: The new on-farm technology activity was part of the Sheep Industry Business Innovation project and completed a series of case studies on sheep producers who have successfully integrated technology, including labour-saving devices into their sheep enterprise.

Producers were targeted that were achieving real savings in labour and had either maintained their sheep flock or had increased their. Downloadable! Recent low estimates of total factor productivity change for wool producers in the Australian sheep industry indicate that they are struggling to improve their performance.

This evidence is at odds with the views of many technical observers of industry performance, prompting us to re-estimate total factor productivity change for farmers in a benchmarking group in south-west.Book: The Australian sheep industry, summary /58 to / pp pp.

Abstract: This summarizes the results of a continuing study which began in with a .Increased returns from sheep technology. The use of technology within agriculture is growing at an incredible rate and whilst much of the focus is on the cropping industry, more and more technology is available for livestock enterprises.