Australian Wool Growers Back non-mulesed Future

This story by Terry Sim was published on Sheep Central August 5, 2020 Click image above to read full report Towards a Non-Mulesed Future AUSTRALIAN wool growers who successfully ceased mulesing have been recruited by major animal welfare groups in the battle to ban the practice on [...]

Australian Wool Growers Back non-mulesed Future2020-08-11T12:15:44+09:30

Freeze Banding – Breech modification

Freeze Branding process What is Freeze Branding? Freeze branding involves the application of liquid nitrogen to folds of skin in the breech area of a lamb causing the skin to die. When healed the result is an area of stretched bare skin similar to surgical mulesing. Reference:  RSPCA Knowledge base [...]

Freeze Banding – Breech modification2020-06-25T14:41:58+09:30

Sheep Industry can reduce flystrike to zero

Lucilia Cuprina - This is the blowfly that causes all the problems Sheep industry can reduce frystrike to zero The Land | Vernon Graham | May 12, 2020 Completely eliminating flystrike in the sheep flock is achievable but will require breeders to stop assuming mulesing and chemical treatments will [...]

Sheep Industry can reduce flystrike to zero2020-05-17T23:45:35+09:30

Open Letter from Loro Piana and Reda

Emanuela Carletti |Loro Piana Francesco Botto Poala |  Reda Collete Garnsey - Chair AWI Open Letter From Reda and Loro Piana Sheep Central | Terry Sim | May 2, 2020 PROMINENT Italian textile processor Reda and clothing company Loro Piana have penned an open [...]

Open Letter from Loro Piana and Reda2020-05-13T22:18:55+09:30

Australian Wool – Lost Transparency Opportunity

Lost Transparency Opportunity Sheep Central | April 21, 2020 AUSTRALIA’S wool industry has lost an opportunity to promote unequivocal transparency by allowing wool from freeze-branded sheep to be described as ‘non-mulesed’, according to Italian processors Reda and Vitale Barberis Canonico. After three rounds [...]

Australian Wool – Lost Transparency Opportunity2020-05-13T16:43:35+09:30

Open Letter from Italian Wool Trade Association

Claudio Lacchio Italian Wool Trade Association Open letter from Italian Wool Trade Association Sheep Central | April 22, 2020 TOP maker and Italian Wool Trade Association board member Claudio Lacchio has penned an open letter to Australian Wool Innovation chair Colette Garnsey contesting her statement to Australian wool growers [...]

Open Letter from Italian Wool Trade Association2020-04-25T18:01:57+09:30

AWI – Garnsey’s view on non-mulesed wool rejected

AWI Chair: Collette Garnsey Matt Hand: Australian Council of Wool Exporters President Garnsey's view on non-mulesed wool rejected Sheep Central | Terry Sim | April 20, 2020 AUSTRALIAN wool exporters and a leading global sheep welfare standard have rejected statements that non-mulesed wool demand was driven by a few [...]

AWI – Garnsey’s view on non-mulesed wool rejected2020-05-06T17:10:50+09:30

New Non-mulesed category abandoned

Mark Grave AWEX CEO To see Sheep Central article on this subject click HERE Push for new non-mulesed category on NWD put on ice Farmonline | Vernon Graham | 30 March, 2020 A controversial push to add a new category to the National Wool Declaration [...]

New Non-mulesed category abandoned2020-04-25T17:31:52+09:30

Animals Australia – How does your bank measure up?

Click here to open pdf of bank rating chart Animals Australia | March 16,2020    To see original article click here We have seen a boom in 'sustainable' brands, 'fair trade' supply chains, and even 'ethical' superannuation funds, as switched-on consumers demand transparency and grow increasingly concerned [...]

Animals Australia – How does your bank measure up?2020-04-27T13:05:43+09:30

NSW Farmers backs breech modification category

NSW Farmers backs breech modification Sheep Central | March 16, 2020 NSW Farmers have controversially backed the inclusion of an alternative breech modification or mulesing method category on the Australian Wool Exchange’s National Wool Declaration. In a statement released late last week, the New [...]

NSW Farmers backs breech modification category2020-04-27T13:02:58+09:30
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