Congratulations to the Horsham and Warracknabeal saleyards for successfully seeking funding for saleyard upgrades. The Horsham roof represents the first sheep dominated saleyard to build a roof in Victoria.
This weeks Horsham sheep and lamb sale reached the milestone 10 million head sold at the facility in they last 20 years. This was during the Elders sale run.
ALSA will be conducting its annual summer workshop on FRiday FEb 16 at the Ag Vic offices in Attwood. Open to all members. Topics include Transport, industry data, OH&S and sheep RFID/ animal welfare plans. (more…)
The Victorian Government has recently released a draft animal welfare plan.
Animal Welfare plan Vic Jan 2018 (more…)
A number of ALSA members took part in a tour of the UK and Holland in March this year to consider the sheep RFID system in both countries. This has been operating for 6 years. The tour was funded by the Food Source program operated by Regional Development Victoria.
The ALSA President Mr Stuart McLean has received a OAM as part of the Queens birthday awards. This is a well deserved award for decades of community service for a multitude of organizations.
Times Ensign – June 15, 2017 (more…)
The details for the annual conference 2017. A big focus on sheep RFID as expected this year.