Sheep producers cautiously welcome proposed improved live export standards
Sheep Producers Australia is welcoming a commitment to improve animal welfare practices for live exports.
A draft Agriculture Department report is proposing to measure the risk of sheep being impacted by heat stress.
It’d see a threshold of 28 degrees on shipments, which the industry is warning could effectively end the Northern Summer trade to the Middle East.
Rural reporter Eddie Summerfield spoke with Sheep Producers Australia Economics and Trade Manager Stephen Crisp.
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