I am so against this and do feel it is time to think laterally on the subject. It is hard enough to be a farmer without this controversy.
Why on earth doesn’t the government give more incentives for value adding in Australia. We need the jobs with so much manufacturing going off-shore.
There must surely be an overseas market for frozen meat and by-products as well as similar canned goods. We hear of the shortage of protein being a big issue in years to come so why not start working towards sensible solutions.
Countries which demand live animals (probably because of religious practices) will either adapt or go without.
I have just received an email saying a bill has been passed by the senate stopping the export of sheep. Two men mentioned Andrew Willkie & Adam Brandt, also 176 different kind countries against exporting sheep.