How a Spanish tourist spot became a global hub for live animal export | Live exports

TheIt is 7am in the port of Cartagena, and the Jouri, a livestock carrier, is getting ready for loading. Dozens of trucks full of noisy cattle line up, waiting for their animals to be weighed before they are transferred to the vessel. The tourists who visit its Roman ruins and nearby beaches might never guess … Read more

British farmers face paying for border checkpoints in the EU after Brexit halts exports Brexit

British farmers are trying to set up red tape and border checks in France costing millions of pounds – and may even pay for it themselves. Breeders in Britain are unable to export their pedigree cattle, sheep and pigs to the EU because no one has built any border control posts where vets can check … Read more

Anthony Albanese says live sheep exports won’t be phased out before 2025 | Live exports

Anthony Albanese has ruled out phasing out live sheep exports within his first term of government. The prime minister reaffirmed his commitment to ending the trade, but said he would consult sheep farmers and the Western Australian government before committing to a timeline. “No one’s envisaging a phase-out in this term of government,” Albanese told … Read more

Greens and animal welfare groups push for Labor to give timeline for live export ban | Live exports

The Greens and animal welfare groups have called on Labor to commit to a timeline for phasing out live sheep exports, after the opposition said it still intended to ban the trade. Labor told the Alliance for Animals that it will recommit to its policy of phasing out the live sheep export trade, which it … Read more