The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) is Australia’s only peak body for co-operatives and mutuals across all industries. The BCCM unites co-operatives, mutuals and member-owned businesses with the common objective of increasing awareness of the co-operative and mutual business model and the important contribution of member-owned businesses to the national economy and community… Read more »

Disease and Defect Feedback Launching in 2020

You are now able to access Disease and Defect data Feedback of your cattle consigned to NCMC via Livestock Data Link. The Northern Co-operative Meat Company Ltd (NCMC) has completed a Rural Research and Development for Profit Project with MLA called ‘Health for Wealth’. The project aims to enhance the utilization and sharing of disease… Read more »

2020 NCMC Veal Carcass Comp results announced.

Handford’s back to back win. Jenny Handford’s calf raring and feeding enterprise at Casino took top honours in this years NCMC Veal carcass comp with her Angus Hereford cross calves, placing first and second overall with two separate lots. Jenny has now claimed this title two years in a row and is already making plans… Read more »

MLA ‘Back to Business’ One-on-one farm support for fire-affected producers.

Producers in fire-affected regions can now access up to three free one-on-one sessions with a local farm management consultant to help put their business back on track. Advice from consultant covers such topics as; Financial Planning Property Planning Nutrition (feeding programs) Herd & Flock rebuilding strategies Whole farm planning Animal Health and Welfare Click here… Read more »

First Round NCMC Veal Carcass Comp – April 2020

Hi Members, The first round of NCMC’s Feature Veal Carcass comp for 2020 got underway today (22/04/20). It was very encouraging to see the quality of Vealers presented for the competition given the seasonal conditions they were produced under. Vealers came from near and far, travelling from as far as Walcha and Copmanhurst to enter… Read more »

NCMC Feature Veal Carcass Competition 2020.

Entries now open. NCMC will be running its feature Veal carcase competition again in 2020. This competition saw great success in 2019 attracting over 200 vealers, it was a credit to our local producers who produced outstanding Vealers in very tough conditions. This competition is designed to help producers improve their product through carcase assessment… Read more »

NCMC Soil Club 2020 – Soil Testing & Analysis.

Join the NCMC Soil club. A farmers Soil is their most valuable asset! This year the NCMC Soil club is expanding after the success of last year, offering this opportunity for more farmers to come on board. Over 50 NCMC members joined the Soil club in 2019 and benefited from analysis of their soil and… Read more »

NCMC Pregnancy testing Courses 2020

This year NCMC Member Services provided members the opportunity to learn and develop the skill of pregnancy testing. Two of the three courses have been completed with the third and final course postponed until a later date due to Covid-19. Participants attended the two day course conducted by accredited trainer Renee Rippon, a big thank… Read more »

NCMC Soil Club – Soil Pit gives depth of understanding.

Member Services has carried out NCMC Soil club activities across the region in 2020, the most recent were Soil Pit workshops presented by Alan Coates who has extensive knowledge and experience in Soil science and Agricultural. Cattle producers were shown soil pits to provide a deeper understanding on the impact of soil profiles in our… Read more »