About the Sheep CRC


There are 40 organisations, from all sectors of the sheep supply chain, working together to make the possible practical. There are three programs of research:

This is the most comprehensive group that has ever been assembled to work cooperatively to shape and deliver a livestock research and development program with whole-of-industry benefits.

The CRC is co-funded under the Commonwealth Government’s Cooperative Research Centres Program.

To read the latest CEO and research program updates click here.


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Electronic ID brings benefits for sheep producers Thursday 26th of March 2015
Electronic ID brings benefits for sheep producers Thursday 26th of March 2015
Article courtesy of the Kondinin Group

Objective data for ram teams the key to success at Trundle Monday 16th of March 2015
Objective data for ram teams the key to success at Trundle Monday 16th of March 2015
Close analysis of objective data and a commitment to buying rams in well-matched teams is driving significant and consistent improvement across the flock of Central West NSW producer Anthony Drenkhahn.

Understanding Merinos equals profit Thursday 5th of March 2015
Understanding Merinos equals profit Thursday 5th of March 2015
While Merino sheep have been the back upon which the wool industry was built, there is growing appreciation for their contribution to the Australian sheepmeat industry.

eID: Better information, better decisions, faster results Thursday 26th of February 2015
eID: Better information, better decisions, faster results Thursday 26th of February 2015
Electronic identification (eID) technology is offering sheep producers a chance to improve sheep breeding selection, animal well-being and performance management of their flock. To assist producers to capitalise on the opportunities, a field day was run at Mt William, Guyra on Tuesday.

Waiting to join MERINOSELECT only delays the genetic gains Thursday 19th of February 2015
Waiting to join MERINOSELECT only delays the genetic gains Thursday 19th of February 2015
The only regret Michael Corkhill has about adopting Australian Sheep Breed Values (ASBVs) is that he didn’t do it earlier, as demand grows from commercial breeders for objective selection data.

RamSelect workshop - Young (NSW) Tuesday 31st of March
RamSelect workshop - Young (NSW) Tuesday 31st of March
Rams are purchased on one day of the year but their effect on your flock lasts for many years. Make sure you buy the right genes for production, quality and disease resistance.

RamSelect workshop - Kojonup (WA) Wednesday 15th of April
RamSelect workshop - Kojonup (WA) Wednesday 15th of April
RamSelect is a practical one day workshop building confidence to select rams for all breeds; define your breeding objective; assess rams using figures and visual assessment; prepare for the auction or selection day and invest in rams for production and profit.

Using eID for sheep management and breeding - Tamworth (NSW) Wednesday 29th to Thursday 30th of April 2015

This course will be held at Farrer Agricultural High School, Tamworth from 9.00am to 3.00pm each day. The cost is $120.00 per business.

RSVP details are below.

Using eID for sheep management and breeding - Tamworth (NSW) Wednesday 29th to Thursday 30th of April 2015
This is a vital workshop for sheep producers interested in electronic identification (eID). This course is a great opportunity to gain practical skills through interaction with industry experts.


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