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Wellard ship sails for Egypt

The largest consignment of live export cattle to leave Australia in over a month departed from Fremantle this week headed for Egypt.
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James Nason, July 14, 2011

Breeding cattle now eligible for Egypt

Breeder cattle, sheep and goats can now be exported to Egypt along with feeder and slaughter livestock following the finalisation of health certification requirements…Read More

Beef Central, July 21, 2014

Greens’ attempt to derail Egypt cattle trade fails

Sanity prevailed in the Senate yesterday, when a Greens disallowance motion that attempted to shut down the newly reopened live animal trade with Egypt was not carried. Agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce said the Greens’ motion was irresponsible and a blatant attempt to damage the live cattle trade and send farmers to the wall…Read More

Beef Central, June 19, 2014

Iran market opens for Australian livestock exports

Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, has announced that for the first time in more than four decades Australian livestock exports to Iran are set to commence…Read More

Beef Central, May 28, 2014

Russia could become 100,000 head/year steer market: LSS

Australian-based livestock exporting company Livestock Shipping Services predicts that Russia could become an export market for 100,000 feeder steers per year, after filling a significant new order from the market in recent weeks. ..Read More

James Nason, April 29, 2014

Russian feeder steer export order perfectly timed for south

A live export order for 32,000 feeder cattle to Russia, filled in recent weeks, could not have come at a better time according to Southern livestock agents…Read More

James Nason, April 10, 2014

Australia and Egypt agree to recommence livex trade under ESCAS

Egypt and Australia have agreed to recommence the livestock trade under the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS)…Read More

Beef Central, March 20, 2014

Dept of Ag report recommends ESCAS rollout in Egypt

The Department of Agriculture has recommended that the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS) be introduced in Egypt before Australian livestock exports to the country resume…Read More

James Nason, March 18, 2014

New footage documents cattle cruelty in the Gaza Strip

More shocking footage involving the mistreatment of cattle has emerged out of the Middle East…Read More

James Nason, December 11, 2013

DAFF update on Egypt investigation

The Federal Department of Agriculture says its investigation into allegations of cruelty to Australian cattle in Egypt is yet to be completed but supply chain managers are implementing steps to take corrective action to problems identified in footage prov..Read More

Beef Central, May 23, 2013

Industry urges Egypt market to be merged into ESCAS

Australian livestock exporters this morning announced proposals for reforms to protect the welfare of animals following abhorrent abuses at Egyptian abattoirs revealed in videos last week.
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Beef Central, May 6, 2013

DAFF investigating welfare complaint in Egypt

Australia’s livestock export industry has voluntarily suspended exports to Egypt after Animals Australia produced new footage allegedly showing Australian cattle enduring shocking treatment in the country…Read More

James Nason, May 3, 2013

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