Cattle on feed fall, but still above million mark

Cattle on feed

The latest cattle on feed data is in, and numbers dipped for the first three months of 2021 by 4 per cent. Feedlot numbers did remain above the 1 million head mark, however, and two states increased their numbers on feed in the January to March period, being Western Australia and Victoria. While feeder steer […]

Australia a good place for lamb production

australian kelpie

We often point out how Australia and New Zealand are the only major sheepmeat exporters in the world, and the ‘agri benchmark’ confirms why. Agri benchmark and Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) have released a report ‘How are global and Australian sheepmeat producers performing?’ and it makes lamb production in Australia look pretty cheap. Agri […]

Fine Merino volume and price

Wool Australia

A premium Mecardo subscriber asked if we could look at the finer Merino micron categories with respect to the relationship between supply, price and gross sales value, following on from recent articles the latest of which looked at this for the 21 micron category. The charts and analysis in this article follow the same format […]