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Goat Industry Council of Australia Call for Fibre Industry nominations

Goat Industry Council of Australia (GICA) are calling for Member Nominations from Goat Fibre Industry. GICA currently has a member vacancy from the goat fibre commodity sector of the industry. See the attached PDF for more information about applying for the vacant position. Nominations open from Wednesday, 18 September and close 5.30pm (AEST), 16 October […]

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National Goat Roadshow

Barossa Valley Thursday 26 September, 9.30am – 2.30pm Stockwell Recreation Park, Duck Ponds Road, Stockwell How can goats add value to your bottom line? The National Goat Roadshow focuses on improving on-farm practices and business management skills in the Australian goat industry, as well as profiling the range of new resources and tools produced by […]

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Goat industry development day

This event will provide you with a round-up of the latest happenings in the industry, what opportunities exist and give you a go at putting your learnings into practice with hands-on activities. Come along on the 1st and 2nd October 2019 to find out more on: how you can use growth rates, genetics and visual […]

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Integrity system — for goat producers

A system of food safety measures, quality assurance and traceability from paddock to plate guarantees the integrity of Australia’s $22.9 billion red meat industry — including $257 million in goatmeat exports — to our customers. This integrity system protects the disease-free status of Australian red meat and underpins the marketi ng of our product as […]

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The revised fit to load guide: what’s changed?

Meat and Livestock Australia’s – ‘Is the animal fit to load?’ guide has recently been revised (May 2019). In this presentation, join MLA’s Ted Parish (Adoption Manager – Northern Beef) and Queensland cattle producer Russell Lethbridge when they talk through the new guide and in particular: what has changed, and what it means for producers, […]

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MISP 2030

The red meat industry is going through major change driven by new consumer choices and a changing operating environment. Our 2030 future will look very different from today. The Meat Industry Strategic Plan 2030 will help people across our industry embrace this change as an opportunity to create a new and better future. It is […]

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Producers invited to share experiences

Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) in conjunction with the Goat Industry Council of Australia (GICA) is running a project called ‘Dough from Doe$’. The aim of the project is to review advanced breeding programs for meat goat production. It involves a literature review of goat breeding programs worldwide, identifying what programs are being used in […]

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New goat NVD available

A new version of the LPA NVD for goats is available both electronically and in printed booklets, and better reflects practices in the goat meat industry. It allows for harvested rangeland goats to be moved without a tag from the property on which they were caught to an abattoir or registered goat depot. The wording […]

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Goat Targeted Antibacterial Residue Testing

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has now published the new Goat Targeted Antimicrobial Residue Testing (TART) program for testing of suspect animals at slaughter. Purpose To manage the risk of antibacterial residues that exceed the relevant standards in goats and horses slaughtered at export abattoirs. This notice consolidates advice to industry and department […]

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Australian Industry Standards and Guidelines for Goats

Animal Health Australia (AHA) together with Goat Industry Council of Australia (GICA) have developed the Australian Industry Standards and Guidelines for Goats. The industry standards and guidelines apply to all goat farming enterprises in Australia from extensive grazing to fully housed systems to individually owned. The industry standards and guidelines apply to all those responsible […]

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