• Output $1,458m est. Up 33% yoy.
  • Prices at historically high levels.
  • An increase in average carcase weight offset lower slaughter numbers.

Research improving the sheepmeat industry

DPI Cowra Agricultural Research and Advisory Station has been recognised as the Centre for Red Meat and Sheep Development, with a long and impressive research record in the improvement of the Australian sheepmeat industry.
Recent activities have focussed on developing improvements in genetics, meat quality, nutrition, reproduction, lamb survival and market development. Plant Breeders throughout Australia have used this site for over 100 years to undertake the detailed assessment of new selections and ultimately their inclusion in on-site national variety trials.

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DPI Drought Feed Calculator App

The DPI Drought Feed Calculator is an essential tool for sheep and cattle producers dealing with drought and dry seasons. It enables busy farmers to make informed decisions and save money.
Farmers in any location can easily and quickly determine the minimum feed requirement for a range of animals with different nutritional needs.

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