Wool declarations climb to 60pc

Annabelle Cleeland
By Annabelle Cleeland
Updated October 17 2016 - 8:24pm, first published 7:00pm
Roberts Tasmania wool manager Robert Calvert attributed the increase in wool declarations to an industry-wide push for growers to provide more production information to wool buyers and processors.

WOOLBROKERS believe the record high declaration of animal welfare practices in wool production has been triggered by consumer pressure and a move to value-add clips.

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad
Annabelle Cleeland

Annabelle Cleeland

National Sheep & Wool Writer

Annabelle Cleeland is Fairfax Media’s national sheep and wool writer. Annabelle joined the Fairfax team in 2012 to nurture her love of Australian agriculture. She began as the Victorian western district reporter at Stock & Land before taking on a senior position as a journalist reporting on all industries statewide. Annabelle’s appetite to report on issues which affect the sheep and wool industry has seen her travel to many parts of Australia and abroad. She is excited to spin industry yarns during a period of substantial demand for the sheepmeat and wool industries. Annabelle enjoys horse riding and climbing mountains, and is a lazy supporter of the Geelong Football Club.