Latest News

Preventing CAE in Australia’s goat herd

Posted 31/7/2013
Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis (CAE) or Caprine Retro-Virus is a chronic, slow-viral disease of goats which poses a significant risk to Australia’s developing goat meat industry, particularly as there is currently no treatment or vaccine fo ..

New goat industry resource launched

Posted 25/11/2012
The Australian goatmeat industry has experienced strong growth over the past 20 years with over 1.6 million goats processed in 2011-12. This growth has been largely supported by the sale of goats sourced from the rangelands which accounts for mor ..

Key tool released to boost rangeland goat production

Posted 12/11/2012
The Australian goatmeat industry has experienced strong growth over the past 20 years with over 1.5 million goats processed annually. This growth has been largely supported by the sale of goats sourced from the rangelands which accounts for more  ..

New NLIS requirements for goats

Posted 01/9/2010
Goat producers are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the new requirements under NLIS (Sheep and Goats). From 1 July 2010, all states will be progressively introducing the requirement to record the movement of mobs of goats between pr ..

Depots bolster supply

Posted 15/9/2009
The Australian goat industry’s increasing capacity to supply the right kind of product at the right time and guarantee that product’s integrity, as well as steady demand from overseas markets, has reinforced Australia’s position ..

Goat industry embraces biosecurity

Posted 29/1/2009
Goat trading between states will become easier with the introduction of a National Goat Health Statement according to Goat Industry Council of Australia’s President Steve Roots. “This statement was developed by the goat industry f ..