Meat News from Oceania

Sheep and beef farmers can look forward to a better year

  Last Updated: Monday 7th of February 2011 09:00:00 PM +0800HKT

Beef and Lamb New Zealand says significantly improved meat and wool prices will leave sheep and beef farmers in a healthier financial state this year.

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Cargill eyes Teys share

  Last Updated: Wednesday 2nd of February 2011 09:05:00 PM +0800HKT

The multinational business Cargill is looking at buying a 50 per cent stake in Teys Meat Group, which owns the Naracoorte abattoir.

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Forced into no-killing days

  Last Updated: Wednesday 2nd of February 2011 08:36:00 PM +0800HKT

The drop in sheep numbers is taking its toll on South Canterbury's two meat processing plants which have both been forced into no-killing days.

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Cost blowout delays abattoir reopening

  Last Updated: Monday 31st of January 2011 08:48:00 PM +0800HKT

The abattoir in Young, NSW will not be operating again by April as planned, because costs to clean up the plant and expand its pig processing floor have blown out.

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JBS's Swift unit reopens Tasmania abbatoir

  Last Updated: Thursday 9th of December 2010 11:55:00 PM +0800HKT

Swift Australia today reopened its King Island abbatoir, with assistance from the Tasmanian state government.

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