Despite challenges, Australia and New Zealand the biggest players in sheep meat exports

By Bree Swift
July 6 2022 - 2:00am
Cattle Council Australia chief executive John McGoverne said outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD) and lumpy skin disease (LSD) in Indonesia were an ever-increasing threat to Australia's livestock sector.

THE past 12 months haven't been easy for the State's livestock industry, with biosecurity threats lingering on Australia's doorstep in Indonesia and the new Federal government's proposal to phase out live export hanging over the sector like a dark cloud.

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