NHIA News

NHIA Member update : COVID-19

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23/03/2020 16:00 PM
In light of Federal and State Government announcements about the rapidly unfolding COVID-19 pandemic, the National Herd Improvement Association of Australia has the following update for members. Essential Services classification: We have confirmed that all states have agreed that agriculture and suppliers of essential services to agriculture will be categorised as essential services. This will include interstate providers of services to SA farmers. On this basis NHIA members will be...

Sexed and export semen sales increase in challenging domestic market

Posted By NHIA,
04/02/2020 12:00 PM
For the first time in Australia sales of sexed semen has passed the 200,000 unit mark, increasing 12.8% year-on-year in 2019 according to the National Herd Improvement Association of Australia’s (NHIA) 2019 Semen Market Survey. Sexed semen sales now represent over 10% of semen sold domestically. While total sales declined 10.9% from the record 2,196,456 doses sold in 2018 to 1,957,221, export sales increased by 7.8% from 263,940 to 284,658 units. Commenting on the trends revealed in the annual...